PICKING UP OUR VW BUS

by | 2017 | The Lills, VW Bus

Before saying “I Do” in 2010, the two of us agreed to never work separately or at nine to five jobs again. We agreed to put all of our energy into creating a successful self-owned and operated design business and we dreamed of (one day) having a horse in the backyard and acquiring a VW bus, so we could travel. It was a simple dream in our eyes and it was amazing to watch it take form.

The first house we looked at in South Carolina, remarkably had a horse in the back yard and a VW bus parked right in front. It was as though the universe was letting us know we were headed in the right direction, so we moved in. The house had no a/c or heat, but our simple life taught us so much.

Amazingly, a little over a year later, we were given a horse who needed a good home. We spent our days on the farm, working on building our small design company. Little by little, we gained more and more clients, until poof, we were in business.

The Lills | Alex Lill | Lara Lill | VW Bus

Just three years after becoming Mr. and Mrs. Lill, we found an authentic ’78 VW camper bus in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. It was a wonderful moment in time, finally driving along in our old-school hippie bus. We named him Moksha (the state of non-ego) and almost immediately, we were put to the test.

One thing after the other started showing signs of wear and tear. Since then, we’ve replaced so many parts and it has been truly a labor of love. Take a look at his interior makeover process here.

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