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I was sitting in my garage yesterday, painting away.  Santi (my husband) went to the dr for a cold (boohoo!!) and on the way home he stopped and bought me a sweet little VW Bus!!  He called me to see where I was at and told me he would be home in a minute and then he pulls in the driveway with a new car for me!! 

We had been talking about getting a cargo van for furniture hauling because my other car has been taking a beating with moving furniture in and out when I didn’t want to hook up the trailer.  But – we hadnt looked at anything at all. 

I have always loved VW buses and talked about getting one in the future for my business. 

How cute is this thing going to be when I re-do the inside and add some “Sausha Style”!!  I am going to put some fabric on the door panels, some hardwood floor, a little coffee table – its gonna be SO CUTE!!  We are getting a bid tomorrow on the bodywork and the paint job – I am thinking baby blue and cream :)  I cant wait to get my Sweet Pickins name on there!

Another project to add to my list!!

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Thank you Santi!!  I love you so much!!

37 replies
  1. Vintage girl
    Vintage girl says:

    Pretty Sweet!! I love the colours that you want to paint it…perfect!! Can't wait to see it once its done.

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  2. Susan @ homeroad.net
    Susan @ homeroad.net says:

    That is the cutest darn thing I've ever seen! No rust? No chips? That van is in perfect condition! Drive it in good health!
    Susan

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  3. The Not So Perfect Housewife
    The Not So Perfect Housewife says:

    OH how fun!!

    Awhile back, my hubby treated me to a Jeep Wrangler!!

    Having a fun car to tote around in is so much fun.

    Enjoy!

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  4. Spring
    Spring says:

    That is SO CUTE! I'd totally leave it red though – people will notice it more than blue (though a red bus with a baby blue sign would be a good color combo).

    I can't wait to see how he turns out. Also, have you named him yet?

    But you have to keep the mustache!

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  5. mamatamera
    mamatamera says:

    I love those buses and that one looks to be in great shape. It will be the coolest delivery vehicle out there!

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  6. christian marriage counseling
    christian marriage counseling says:

    It is so cute. Its color is awesome. I like your blog and I have been reading your page for awhile now. You inspired me to blog.

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  7. Lavender and Lemon Drops
    Lavender and Lemon Drops says:

    Your going to be ridin in style for sure! LOVE IT! What a cute idea for transporting your furniture :)

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  8. the nayz
    the nayz says:

    That is Awe.some!!! Love the guido stache on the front -hehe Can't wait to see the coffee table-and the rest of it too

    stacinay.blogspot.com

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  9. Susie
    Susie says:

    I would love one of those…never been in a v.w. ,but always loved those little things.Lucky girl. Smiles to you,Susie

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  10. B's Mommy
    B's Mommy says:

    To bad cruzzin' down State Street is prohibited. LoL!
    Love your new ride! Can't wait to see what you do with him.

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