In 2015, Michael Talley was just your average Texan. He worked a 9 to 5 job in Austin while living in a studio apartment. Then, one day, Talley decided to test the limits of his DIY abilities in a very unique way. Tired of his ordinary life in Austin, Talley did something not many people would do. In six months, Talley went from being a regular Joe in a studio apartment to the owner of a school bus home. That’s right, he built his dream house himself, along with some help from friends and family, inside of a school bus.
While building the whole thing, Talley learned more than a few life lessons. Click on to see how Michael Talley went through the process and what his house ended up looking like!
1. Who Is Michael Talley
Michael Talley is a Texan, born and raised. Living in Austin, as a graphic designer, he really was living the millennial lifestyle. Talley also had a dog, a loving girlfriend, and an excellent relationship with his family.
From the outside, it seemed as though everything was going well. The thing was, Talley always thought that maybe there was something he could do differently in his life. It’s not that anything was wrong with his life, but this twenty-something always felt there was more for him out there.