Camper turned GLAMPER

What a fun journey ... honestly with a few moments of angst. I had the pleasure of transforming a hunting camper from Idaho into a fun, charming GLAMPER this fall. Wow! This was so very rewarding. After a hairy, windy drive from Missoula in my '66 Ford Pickup for a craiglist rendezvous to purchase a camo-ed out hunting camper - a 1969 Roadrunner, I hooked up and pulled my treasure home. I was a little flabbergasted that pulling a 69 with a 66 on the highway often equates into a high# of 45mph going up a hill. Worried that I was creating a hazard, and driving with my flashing lights on (was this flashing on the camper too???) , I was quite relieved to see everyone who passed my traveling time-warp waved and smiled as they went by.

Arriving at home, my husband scratched his head and went back to what he was doing. Clearly he didn't have the vision I had in my head... a glamorous camper full of charm like the photos I'd seen on Pinterest and Vintage Camper websites.

First order of business: remove all the camo cushion covers. THERE - I felt better already. Now to get down to the dirty business....

Tear out linoleum floor. Check!

Remove all hardware. Check!

Reseal roof with RV Roof Sealant. Check!

Remove all philips head screws and replace with drill screws to match originals. Check!

CLEAN - Check!

Tape off and paint exterior. Check!

.... ok this list is getting a little tedious..... You get the idea, right?

Fun task list:

Paint cabinetry fun fresh red. LOVE

Install new floating flooring - dark wood look. LOVE

Recover cushions in fun print from Joann Fabrics. LOVE

Purchase and install new cherry red RETRO FRIDGE. LOVE

Decorate. LOVE

Paint flower on the back. LOVE

One month later, I proudly re-hooked the newly appointed PETUNIA and proudly showed her off at our Autumn LITTLE RED TRUCK VINTAGE MARKET in Kalispell, MT



I've already purchased my next Glamper Project... 1950's Allied Trailer with Turquise Sink and Stove. I'm in love again.... now to get those work gloves on. SHE"LL be revealed at our EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS MARKET 12/8 and 12/9 at the historic Missoula County Fairgrounds.


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February 1st 2020
2020 in Helena Civic Center
May 23rd 2020
Ravalli County Fairgrounds
First Interstate Center
July 25th 2020
Fairgrounds in Deer Lodge MT
September 5th 2020
Wild West Theme
Missoula County Fairgrounds
Saturday 10-4
October 16th - 17th
Destination Vintage & Made Market
The Flying Horse MT
Corvallis MT
Fri Nite 6-8 Early Bird
Saturday 10-4
December 11th and 12th 2020
 Missoula County Fairgrounds
Fri Nite 4-8 Early Bird
Saturday 10-4
2021 Market Dates
Cody Wyoming
April 23rd-24th 2021
The W Arena
Hamilton MT
June 18th-19th 2021
Ravalli County Farigrounds
Butte MT
July 24th 2021
The Original Mineyard
Helena MT
October 22nd & 23rd 2021
Kleffner Ranch
Missoula MT
European Christmas
December 3rd & 4th 2021
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European Christmas Market

Missoula Fairgrounds

Friday 12/11/20 4pm-8pm Early Bird Night

plus Saturday 12/12/20 10am-4pm General Admission!

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$10 Early Bird night Friday 4pm-8pm

(gets you in free Saturday too!)

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 (kiddos 12 and under free)

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A note about COVID Precautions

We want you to have a reasonably safe and super fun day. We have submitted a safety plan to the

County Health Department and have been pre-approved. We are using the following precautions:

 * We will  be enforcing one way traffic and 6' distancing

* We have hand sanitizer and hand washing stations

* A dedicated employee will be wiping surfaces throughout

the day with medical grade wipes

* Face coverings are required throughout the entire venue (indoors and out)