Woman transforms run-down £140 caravan into gloriously pink home office

Faced with the prospect of having to shell out £900 a month for a tiny office space, Angel White decided to get creative.

The 22-year-old from Hull, East Yorkshire, started a business selling jewellery, tote bags and stickers last year, and was in need of a studio to stop ‘driving her parents mad’ with all the clutter.

But when she looked for somewhere to rent in the city, she couldn’t stomach paying hundreds of pounds for something so tiny.

Instead, she bought an old caravan on Facebook Marketplace for just £140 – and set about transforming it into a pink paradise on a budget.

Angel managed to give the caravan a dreamy home office makeover for just £200 – saving her thousands that would have gone towards renting a workspace.

‘My mum suggested the idea of buying a towing caravan and renovating it and I just loved the idea from the second I heard it,’ said Angel, whose Etsy store is called Angel’s Delights.



‘We found it on Facebook Marketplace for only £140 and I just couldn’t believe how could a price it was.’

When it came to the DIY project, the business owner had no doubts about the colour scheme: it had to be pink.

‘I am pink obsessed, and the caravan certainly reflects that,’ she said.

‘I actually call the caravan Barbie because of the design.

‘It is totally revamped to match my personality and is just the loveliest place to work from.

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‘The caravan had a small amount of damp and mould which was easily sorted, but I was actually so surprised with only spending a total of £340 on the whole process, which includes the £140 for the caravan.

‘I wanted to be smart with the pricing of the project, but I was under budget on the caravan alone, which I was originally hoping to pay £600 for.

‘The £200 for renovations paid for the paint for all the walls and cupboards, the new cushions, the rugs and everything else involved to make it how I wanted it to be.’

Angel used her creative initiative to find some clever shortcuts when designing some of the furniture.


She explained: ‘The cushions for the seating I bought new and were originally a darker brown colour.

‘I bought some £5 pink throws and used a hot glue gun to make them fit into the aesthetic of the room.

‘I really enjoy being as creative as possible when designing.’


She couldn’t be happier with the end result, and hopes that she’ll inspire other people to get creative – both through her caravan renovation and her business.

‘I studied art at GCSE and A Level, but my teachers for A Levels were never encouraging and essentially told me that I would never amount to anything,’ Angel added.

‘It is an incredibly satisfying feeling to be able to sit in my own designed pink caravan and be the creative I always wanted to be.

‘Just go for it, never be afraid to take a risk.

‘I spent so long wondering if it would ever work but you will never know unless you try it.

‘I love what I do and have the best office to work from as well, anyone with a goal should take a leap of faith and do it.’

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