Designing New TINY HOUSE After 3 Years of VAN LIFE

STARTING VAN LIFE OVER | Designing the layout of 86 sq-ft 🚐. The first 1000 people who click this link will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium: skl.sh/eamonandbec2 Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring today's video. ► SUBSCRIBE so you never miss a video bit.ly/2DDSUgu
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After an incredible 3 years of living, working and traveling in our self converted Sprinter Van we’ve had to make the very tough decision to abandon our tiny home in Africa to take a rescue flight back to Canada. The gravity of what we’ve done is STILL sinking in and we ((especially me (Bec)) are having a really hard time adjusting to our new reality. This is why we knew we needed a big project to keep our mind + enter... OUR NEW SPRINTER VAN! We are looking forward to taking everything we've learned after 3 years of van life and applying it to this self build. We want this build to be the ULTIMATE OFF-GRID CAMPERVAN 🚐
Today we finalize the design of our tiny house and can't wait to hear your feedback! With only 86 sq-ft we are doing our best to maximize a layout that includes a toilet, shower, fixed bed (with garage space), full kitchen, seating area and more! Can we do it?!?!
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  1. Eamon & Bec

    Eamon & Bec5 months ago

    The first 1000 people who click this link will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium: skl.sh/eamonandbec2 Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring today's video ✨

  2. Life with the Singh Sisters

    Life with the Singh Sisters4 months ago

    I just upgraded to premium from your link. Want to learn how to edit Videos like you

  3. Tracie Ward

    Tracie Ward5 months ago

    I love what you do to your van 🤗

  4. dross24MA

    dross24MA5 months ago

    BTW yours it quite cute - I like it!!

  5. Sinfonian Barelytone

    Sinfonian Barelytone2 days ago

    I've been looking at other van builds and yours are by far my favorites! You guys rock and your layout is just about perfect for us! Won't be doing this for several years but I'll remember you guys. Subscribed!

  6. Sophie Perrault

    Sophie Perrault29 days ago

    Im so confused.... is the van in Morocco or Africa?

  7. Tommy Paul

    Tommy PaulMonth ago

    I haven't put a quarter as much effort as you guys did, into the details of preparing my van before building it out. (Am I lazy?) For example, I've built right on top of the original floor, telling myself it's just that much more insulation. (Is that a cop-out?) And I didn't do anything to protect from rust; however, unlike a Sprinter, it seems to be made from a metal that never rusts. Places where paint flaked off long ago, still look clean and new. But as you guys love your van, I LOVE my van! I sometimes dream of actually going through the clouds with it. I named it "Little White Cloud".

  8. Tommy Paul

    Tommy PaulMonth ago

    In named my van "Little White Cloud", for that's the first Native American name I was ever given, in a ceremony at age three. I still vividly remember it. The van is a 1998 Chevy Express high top, so besides being white, it really does appear "little" (especially the narrower width of the high top) from behind compared to a similar view of a Sprinter.

  9. Rebecca Hendricks

    Rebecca HendricksMonth ago

    he said rebecca and then looked directly at the camera and it scared the living shit out of me and it took me a long minute to realize bec, becca, rebecca.

  10. Techii Dinesh Vlogs

    Techii Dinesh VlogsMonth ago

    Great work lots of love keep growing

  11. Deborah1russell. Russell

    Deborah1russell. RussellMonth ago

    Love Bob !!!

  12. Connie King-Panchev

    Connie King-Panchev2 months ago

    Hi Bec and Eamon. My name is Connie. I just started following you guys because I would love to build out a van someday and I just think you guys are soooo darn cute. loving your vibe and authentic selves!!! How fortunate you are to have a business that allows you to travel the world You are so blessed. Anyway, quick question for ya ...... I probably missed the video way back but how did you get Trinity overseas? Stay safe and keep the adventures going so we can all live vicariously through you!😍🤗

  13. WizzyTrippy

    WizzyTrippy2 months ago

    wow greg looking good!

  14. Emily Blythe

    Emily Blythe2 months ago

    I totally am only just realizing that you guys are the chai tea peeps I love when my sister found you at ooak winter show and I had to buy for all my favourite people!

  15. Carla Norris

    Carla Norris2 months ago

    Bodee

  16. David Cocciante

    David Cocciante2 months ago

    I've heard rubberized coating can accelerate rust overtime, wondering what's your thought on that?

  17. Philippa Collier

    Philippa Collier2 months ago

    I absolutely love you guys! Found you just a couple of days ago and I'm hooked. Was looking for something to reinforce my desire to get a campervan and you guys are certainly selling the dream. I am at the "what type/size van do I go for" stage. Can anyone give me an idea of what age and mileage of a used Merc Sprinter I should look for and what a reasonable price would be? I'm in Spain, and therefore will be looking for a LHD.

  18. Jezh Vrod

    Jezh Vrod2 months ago

    5:44 is the SMOOTHEST transition ever 😁

  19. T

    T2 months ago

    40min in and nothing educational for anyone building a van.

  20. Lisa Isa

    Lisa Isa2 months ago

    Love em so much

  21. Lisa Isa

    Lisa Isa2 months ago

    Im literally binging your van build videos

  22. Johnny Campana

    Johnny Campana3 months ago

    Wow I see you guys take the pandemic very seriously by wearing your mask all the time when you’re out in public great job guys

  23. Jack Lydon

    Jack Lydon3 months ago

    More Bob! All about Bob! Bob needs his own channel.

  24. cauerback12

    cauerback123 months ago

    40% of video: building van 60% of video: eating food

  25. pearl Carmichael

    pearl Carmichael3 months ago

    yes definitely maple 🍁good luck on your build

  26. Nicole B

    Nicole B3 months ago

    Call her Mercy

  27. Lour Lopez

    Lour Lopez3 months ago

    Maple is the cutest name! Yes!

  28. Mellie

    Mellie3 months ago

    Are you selling the van at least?

  29. Clarissa Adair

    Clarissa Adair3 months ago

    As someone who’s been interested in Van life for years (largely inspired by you guys), these videos are a great reference on how to plan a build that’s 100% liveable and do it properly ✨🚐

  30. puppy dog

    puppy dog3 months ago

    Yay bob hehe

  31. Joe Gray

    Joe Gray3 months ago

    Where did Eamon get that blue coat from it’s fresh

  32. Namjoons_28th_airpod _

    Namjoons_28th_airpod _3 months ago

    5 days is a lot to you- some of my packages take more than a month 👁👄👁

  33. Jeanette

    Jeanette3 months ago

    Call her Beba!! From baby female on Spanish 👍😉

  34. Seascape S

    Seascape S3 months ago

    Name her Quarentenia

  35. John Lingelbach

    John Lingelbach3 months ago

    YEW!

  36. Maddy V

    Maddy V4 months ago

    The transitions😍

  37. Rinny Dale

    Rinny Dale4 months ago

    💖💖💖💖💖 👍🏻👍🏻

  38. GOODNEWS

    GOODNEWS4 months ago

    You guys have got to be the cutest van life couple on youtube haha

  39. Emily KELLEY

    Emily KELLEY4 months ago

    Are yall married yet?

  40. chim amnx

    chim amnx4 months ago

    Is Canada even real?

  41. Mary Hunt

    Mary Hunt4 months ago

    Ivory is a cool name for a car/van

  42. Manahil Zubairi

    Manahil Zubairi4 months ago

    Hey guys, just a question. How are you able to travel overseas in a tiny home van? I plan on building and living in a van in the future because I absolutely love travel so I just wanted to have all the information from someone who has been doing it for years. Thanks

  43. Tom V

    Tom V4 months ago

    You should call the van “NEO”

  44. Tom V

    Tom V4 months ago

    Get it? NEO and trinity from the matrix😀

  45. PoliceChaplain Misty

    PoliceChaplain Misty4 months ago

    I'm so jelly of how limber you are! I have #MS and my little dogs gets me to do streaches with her and i'm groaning lal the way down LOL Have a safe blessed day!

  46. James Akgonul

    James Akgonul4 months ago

    I loved the transition of the wood to foggy sky

  47. Valladares

    Valladares4 months ago

    LOVE BOB ! NICE DAD MAN!

  48. Emmie F-M

    Emmie F-M4 months ago

    the English are mad abt how u make your tea

  49. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    Im not.

  50. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    Dude thats pretty wierd people are ok with it.

  51. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    Gettin people to be ok with it should be a crime

  52. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    Toilet shower. I would knock this guy out.

  53. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    Ive seen enough and this isnt fair.

  54. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    This isnt fair.

  55. Jeff Crisafulli

    Jeff Crisafulli4 months ago

    Take him to thebward hes brain washing her.

  56. jeremy chak

    jeremy chak4 months ago

    Eamon had to shout Alexa everytime when meeting his dad, I have shout Medusa everytime to let my dad's dog know that I'm here when I'm meeting my dad. Cause his canine is fucking crazy, it will kill first ask questions never.

  57. Cosmin Dorgo

    Cosmin Dorgo4 months ago

    "too masculine" ok...

  58. Rhesa Haylee

    Rhesa Haylee4 months ago

    It looks like I am late to the party but I LOVE Maple!!! I am not even Canadian but that is the cutest name!!! Maple is so adorable!!!!

  59. Sarah McKinney

    Sarah McKinney4 months ago

    What are you going to do with your van in Morocco? Or is that a lost cause? I hope it’s in a somewhat safe place and you’re able to get it back. 🙏

  60. Jacqie O. Serrano

    Jacqie O. Serrano4 months ago

    Petunia

  61. Beth Comerford

    Beth Comerford4 months ago

    Maple is so cute. Or T2?

  62. Aarush Gupta

    Aarush Gupta4 months ago

    Can you talk about the process of taking your van across the world? Like what you have to do and paperwork involved.

  63. Erica Saphire

    Erica Saphire4 months ago

    That song, at that beginning,“it’s a brand new day.” Who is it by? Please help!

  64. iNFiNiTEALEXiS

    iNFiNiTEALEXiS4 months ago

    yall these ads are hella annoying... really makes me not wanna watch bc they are so freaking frequent

  65. Filiberto Alvarado, Jr.

    Filiberto Alvarado, Jr.4 months ago

    It’s like a new episode drops every week! Love seeing the adventures.

  66. That basic Girl

    That basic Girl4 months ago

    “Sure wish I had a bagel rn with some cream cheese” I can tell you right there I died 🤣 🤣

  67. Kathy Walduck

    Kathy Walduck4 months ago

    Trinity and Trillium.

  68. Franco Scheffer

    Franco Scheffer4 months ago

    How about Neo. Probably too late but yea

  69. Lauren Davies

    Lauren Davies4 months ago

    DAMN that transition from the plywood to the fog landscape was the best transition I HAVE EVER SEEN. You guys never fail to amaze me with how much effort and creativity you put into your vlogs. Love you guys, thanks for getting me through this quarantine.

  70. Agape Powell

    Agape Powell4 months ago

    Eamon needs an all-terrain office chair.... Hehehe!

  71. Nathan M. Garland

    Nathan M. Garland4 months ago

    "Lets build a van during a pandemic", that's what I call a Vandemic.

  72. ROSIE THE DUCK

    ROSIE THE DUCK4 months ago

    WHAT NO LIKE JUST NO SERIOUSLY NO HES NOT 94 JUST NO LIKE IM NOT KIDDING jhsjksvsnkdbdjdnd I THOUGHT HE WAS LIKE 65 OR CLOSE TO THAT MY MIND IS GENUINELY BLOWN

  73. Caylem Price

    Caylem Price4 months ago

    What’s happening with their van in Africa?

  74. HamHamFun

    HamHamFun4 months ago

    BOB!!!!!!!!!!

  75. Sixtine

    Sixtine4 months ago

    Will you be renting Maple once you’re going back to Trinity?

  76. Karen

    Karen4 months ago

    Serena

  77. Xavier Reynolds

    Xavier Reynolds4 months ago

    tou guys are really cute together and I just pray for you guys to have a super cool and magnificent van suggestion: why don't you put anelevation forthe bed and have some sort of a bike garage and the back and then eamon can store all of his sport stuff love you guys hope to se you're vlogs and both of you back on the road

  78. Adrian Ellis

    Adrian Ellis4 months ago

    Bec I have just following you two,, love your vlogs, i want to know are you always as happy,, you seem so happy and bubbly,,,, nice to see people enjoying life so much,,, apart from when you was robbed.....

  79. ganzo

    ganzo5 months ago

    Where do you get your mail?

  80. Jack Hoffmen

    Jack Hoffmen5 months ago

    6:32 thiccc

  81. Nayde

    Nayde5 months ago

    Yeah the Red guys are great tools especially the brushless series. Shout them out bro they’ll get to you

  82. yeah buddy

    yeah buddy5 months ago

    That’s what I was thinking as well you guys don’t really explain the whole van build. It would be better to see the whole plan and then explain what you guys are doing as you go.

  83. Lauren Thuss

    Lauren Thuss5 months ago

    I just made my first ChaiwalaChai purchase! I've been wanting to try it since I started watching your videos probably 2 years ago! I'm excited!!

  84. Claudiano Araujo

    Claudiano Araujo5 months ago

    We are planning this same bed design. In our case the back rest will have 26 inches, so that, when it is raised (goes up), we will have not only a full longitudinal bed (at the top), but also a transversal single bed for our kid at the bottom (formed by the couch seat). Wonder why no-one has ever implemented this kind of bed system solution (at least i coundn´t find any).

  85. Paulithia Williams

    Paulithia Williams5 months ago

    Keep Bob safe love him

  86. Olivia Ryan

    Olivia Ryan5 months ago

    Just a suggestion for the name, Vanessa

  87. Carla González

    Carla González5 months ago

    ❤️❤️

  88. Carla González

    Carla González5 months ago

    Love your Channel !!!

  89. RunFromHumanContacts

    RunFromHumanContacts5 months ago

    Wow that transition from her saying he wishes he was here. Im not gna rewatch it and find a flaw it was too impressive

  90. Katie K

    Katie K5 months ago

    your channel is so good love you

  91. Asya Mohamad

    Asya Mohamad5 months ago

    GUYSSSS IM SO EXCITED FOR THIS VAN BUILD !! So my favourite part was the bed, how you’ll fold the bottom and it is your back for you couch👌🏽 Looking good!! 💜

  92. Steph M

    Steph M5 months ago

    I literally want to live like this. On the road, van life. Makes me so happy watching you guys ❤️

  93. Alex Stratton

    Alex Stratton5 months ago

    Enjoying watching the build!

  94. SYD

    SYD5 months ago

    following along with the top comment, Maple is so cute but maybe it could be short for Maypaline?

  95. H.

    H.5 months ago

    I love the vibes!

  96. Laurie Craig

    Laurie Craig5 months ago

    Serena or Panda!

  97. Doug Johns

    Doug Johns5 months ago

    There are many states that will pull you over!

  98. Lisa Martin

    Lisa Martin5 months ago

    Geez...I live in Missouri and our Home Depots and Lowes have stayed open. I can't imagine trying to do any home improvement with stores closed! I feel for you guys!!

  99. Sandi ,

    Sandi ,4 months ago

    Same in Texas and the states with the least restrictions have had the lowest cases/deaths.

  100. Exclusively Lex

    Exclusively Lex5 months ago

    Maple

  101. sadie russell

    sadie russell5 months ago

    My name is Sadie so I’m definitely partial to that but maple is super cute too!!💜💜

  102. Alec Ver Bunker

    Alec Ver Bunker5 months ago

    6:44 your spice containers look so small on that fridge 😂 you should make a gif of you and Eamon doing yoga ontop of the van 🤙😂

  103. Laura Marie

    Laura Marie4 months ago

    Did they bring them home with them from Morocco?

  104. dross24MA

    dross24MA5 months ago

    No, Bec, I am not bashing you, in fact kudos for learning, but during class did he not tell you it is pronounced JIF [soft "g" or "j"], *NOT* gif [hard "g"]. - - - Steve Wilhite, the inventor, pronounces it "JIF" himself, and when he explains the pronunciation of GIF, he has to explicitly write, “It’s pronounced ‘JIF’.” So, as long as the inventor is alive, and as long as he still pronounces it "JIF", then shouldn't we all? Only the unenlightened or obstinate are still trying to press the hard g version, and they are still wrong. - - - If you need proof, check it out at: uslikes.info/house/domkutmnxJqpl7Y/video.html Also, check out the back-story here: howtoreallypronouncegif.com/ "The creator of the GIF image format, Steve Wilhite of CompuServe, when deciding on the pronunciation, said he deliberately chose to echo the American peanut butter brand, Jif, and CompuServe employees would often say “Choosy developers choose GIF(jif)”, playing off of Jif’s television commercials. If you hear anyone pronounce G, IF with a soft G, it’s because they know something of this history. If the Jif peanut butter company never existed, he would have never pronounced GIF with a soft G." - - - Again, kudos for continuing to chase the challenges and your dreams!!!

  105. ᵀʰʳᵉᵉ ᵒᶠ ᵃ ᴷⁱⁿᵈ

    ᵀʰʳᵉᵉ ᵒᶠ ᵃ ᴷⁱⁿᵈ5 months ago

    I'm so confused 😕

  106. Colton Buhler

    Colton Buhler5 months ago

    🍁 Maple is a good Canadian name!