A Traveling Dream with Dura Supreme

Designer Susie Johnson of Dragonfly Kitchens, Inc. in New Mexico had always dreamed of owning a vintage Airsteam trailer. After searching for over a year and a half, she finally found a classic 1965 Safari Airstream in Santa Fe, NM not far from her home. Susie immediately got on the phone and purchased it without even seeing it first-hand.

Susie Johnson's remodeled vintage Airstream Trailer with Dura Supreme Cabinetry.

When she arrived to see her new purchase, it was everything she had dreamed. It was adorable! However, the interior was not as adorable as the exterior.

Before Image of the Airstream Trailer. Vintage Trailer before the Dura Supreme Cabinetry Remodel.

Susie, being a cabinetry designer, instantly started dreaming up plans for her vintage getaway. “I wanted to restore it to the level of a modern trailer instead of restoring it to 1965. I stuck to the original floor plan but gave it all an upgrade.  ”Dura Supreme’s Allspice stain was the perfect choice because it beautifully matched the original factory issued mahogany finish.

Vintage Airstream Trailer Remodel Design Idea, Moodboard with Dura Supreme Cabinetry Allspice stain on Cherry wood.

The goal was to have it done in time for the Annual Vintage Trailer Rally at the Starlight Classic Campground in Colorado, a favorite pastime. Somehow, she managed to squeeze time in between her busy work life and busy home life to complete the remodel just in time for the rally.

Dura Supreme Cabinetry in a Remodeled Vintage Airstream Trailer designed by Susie Johnson of Dragonfly Kitchens

Susie packed up her two pups, Mesa and Zac and hit the highway with her fabulous getaway. “I was so busy with life, I didn’t get a chance to take a look at what I had accomplished until I took it out on the first trip,” she explained.

Susie’s Jack Russell Terrier, Mesa enjoying the Dura Supreme Cabinetry remodeled Airsteam Vintage Trailer featuring Dura Supreme Cabinetry

Susie’s Jack Russell Terrier, Zac lounging around the Dura Supreme Cabinetry remodeled Airsteam Vintage Trailer featuring Dura Supreme Cabinetry.

Airsteam Vintage Trailer Bathroom remodeled by Susie Johnson of Dragonfly Kitchens

Airsteam Vintage Trailer Bathroom remodeled by Susie Johnson of Dragonfly Kitchens

“As I was sitting at the campground, lounging in my newly remodeled getaway, all I could think was ‘could life get any better than this?’ It was just beautiful!  It exceeded all I’d ever imagined.”

Susie’s Airstream camped out at the Starlight Classic Campground Vintage Trailer Rally after the Dura Supreme Cabinetry Remodel

 

Dura Supreme Cabinetry shown in Cherry with Allspice stain.

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