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Old 07-20-2013, 11:54 AM   #21
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LOL - The monkeys are silly...people always point and stare at the A-Frame (prob trying to figure out how anyone can fit inside such a small appearing trailer) so I told DH I might as well give them a reason to look and point and not feel awkward. LOL

Oh gosh HERmit, my sister said the same thing! Wall written has some awesome designs and makea me want to order more for the house in the kitchen and laundry room, the bathroom. Putting them in the trailer was an experiment to see how well they went on and held up & so far, I am extremely pleased. When you get your trailer back, you'll have to show us what you did...its a great way for a pop of color on the wall too!

Oh the avatar is of fireworks in the nite sky....I think I'll switch to one from this years fireworks.
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Old 09-18-2014, 10:06 PM   #22
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More vinyl art was added this year
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Old 09-18-2014, 10:14 PM   #23
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Decided to make use of the tiny interior shelves inside the kitchen cabinet. It is now a mini mixer wet bar.

This is just an example of what a little imagination can do to make your A-Frame work for you.
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Old 09-18-2014, 10:29 PM   #24
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Original table removed because it was so cumbersome.

I repurposed/up cycled my heavy 1970's camera tripod into an adjustable folding table. Perfect for our A-Frame needs especially since it travels flat and placed under the plank boards (they replaced the table as a bed) for travel. The tripod table can be raised from coffee table to dinner table height.

This project took my spouse a whopping 10 minutes or less of his time to put together. Took 2 days of mine, staining and finishing the table's surface. Haha
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Old 09-22-2014, 01:21 PM   #25
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We just purchased our aframe in May, 2014,,,and I have to tell you I have been having so much fun searching this forum. I copied your "Not all who Wander are Lost" art work, however, I have already messed one up trying to put it up...so I am letting my sweet daughter inlaw install the next one....I found some with birds and butterflies on tree limbs and want her to install those also...she will be very busy on our next camping trip to Chattahoochie Bend State Park in Georgia in early October. Thank you and everyone for posting the pictures of all your creations...We love our aframe...and can't wait to set out for some long adventures with it and our little four legged children..
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:08 AM   #26
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It's a great feeling to put ones personal stamp inside their A-Frame! Mine is now my big girl dollhouse. It's a very functional camper with the small touches that gives me a small space of peace when solo on the road or camping adventures with my spouse. Glad to see you having decorating fun with yours!
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:13 AM   #27
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Now you need a fireplace

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Old 09-24-2014, 09:32 AM   #28
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Hey handbuilder, that is so homey I want to move in. Will you guys adopt me?
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Old 10-05-2014, 01:14 PM   #29
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Funny Tom! I am still waiting to see what Weezer has done in hers!!

I can't be the only one who has decorated/personalized their space. Especially interested in seeing how my fellow A-Framers are making their unit's space work for them....

Here is another easy addition I added this summer - makes things convenient when using the stove or outside grill. Always nice to know where the lighter is without having to ask each other. Haha
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Old 10-05-2014, 03:29 PM   #30
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Funny Tom! I am still waiting to see what Weezer has done in hers!!

I can't be the only one who has decorated/personalized their space. Especially interested in seeing how my fellow A-Framers are making their unit's space work for them....

Here is another easy addition I added this summer - makes things convenient when using the stove or outside grill. Always nice to know where the lighter is without having to ask each other. Haha
Great idea. If I didn't camp alone I would do the same. However, I see this working for some members of the family for BBQs and parties. They are always looking high and low for a lighter.
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:43 PM   #31
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Reconfigured the kitchen counter & shelf area for better use of space & functionality - A great solution that works for us, helping us from having to reach into the cabinets or storage area once we are set up.
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Old 10-20-2014, 07:27 AM   #32
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Wow.
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Old 10-20-2014, 08:43 AM   #33
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That is exactly what I would like to do...where did you get the shelves?
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Old 10-20-2014, 08:53 AM   #34
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Vic, I purchased the larger unit from Home Depot for less than 20- and the smaller one from Amazon.

It may look like alot of stuff but it's no more than I had before (actually I am a few baskets less) it sure has made organizing this area much easier. Here is a photo of what this area typically looked like...it worked but I was always scooting things aside and shifting small items around...
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Old 10-20-2014, 09:13 AM   #35
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How tippy are these shelves? Do they need fastening to the wall or are they stable enough when free standing?
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Old 10-20-2014, 09:42 AM   #36
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Extremely sturdy, Tom. I don't feel I need to fasten them to them wall. Unlike the over the bathroom toilet shelves I've seen used on the A-Frame, these storage units are made to support 200 lbs a shelf....a weight I will never come remotely close to.

The larger shelf stands over the stove, nice because it prevents any chance if sliding (they also have gripper feet that can be purchased if some is worried) it would take alot of bouncing to bounce over and tip. I've been in and out of my trailer door none too delicately or graceful and it's held firm. So far so good.
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Sound good. I've always wondered about the etagere mods. It is good to hear the heavy construction keeps it well balanced.

It looks like the small one would be ideal for me.
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Bravo! these are fabulous ideas. We are picking up our brand-new A122 on Sunday so I really appreciate getting a head start and how to glamp it out!
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Old 12-20-2014, 07:36 PM   #39
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Fun baskets and bins keep much used or needed items (disposables and first aid things) within easy reach and visible (in clear boxes) if needed in a hurry, on a shelf mod as seen behind the small table in dining area.
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Old 12-28-2014, 07:39 PM   #40
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Space is a definite concern with our A-Frame trailers. I bought this little appliance a couple months ago as a space saver for when I have electrical power (save the propane). It is a Cuisinart Oven Central that can be used to bake, sauté, roast, toast, griddle and melt. It comes with a casserole pan, muffin pan, grill and skewers. I know many A-Frame people carry an electric skillet and other appliances. Thought I'd share this one. It's pretty nice to make bacon and close the lid - no splatter. Clean up was pretty easy, it just wiped up.

Here is used the casserole pan to make the bacon (cut three strips in half) & closed the lid to cook both sides. Then I pressed pieces of Hawaiian rolls into the muffin pan. Added the bacon over all of them and over three of them I put cheese on top of the bacon & on two of them, I cracked an egg & closed the lid to cook a little longer. Thought I'd share the result. Definitely a glampy camping item for anyone's A-Frame adventure (when you know you'll have power) Not a Boondocker glamper item. LOL
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