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How to Turn a Station Wagon into a Prom Limo

Save money on prom transportation by turning your parents’ station wagon into a one-of-a-kind limousine.


  • Step 1: Attach the rope lights to the ceiling Attach the battery-operated rope lights to the inside edges of the car’s ceiling using clear packing tape.
  • TIP: Tape the lights to plastic or metal to avoid damaging the car’s interior.
  • Step 2: Cut the window film and place on the windows Cut the static cling window film to the size of the car’s windows and place them on the inside of each.
  • TIP: Make sure the window film is made for cars and check with local authorities as to the legal allowable tint for your state.
  • Step 3: Put music within reach of the driver Put your chosen music in the front seat of the car, within the driver’s or front-seat passenger’s reach.
  • Step 4: Secure a portable DVD player in the car Secure a portable DVD player on the center console or back of the headrest. Place a selection of DVDs in the car.
  • Step 5: Fill cooler with ice and beverages Fill the cooler with ice and beverages. Place the cooler in a location that is easily accessible to passengers.
  • Step 6: Fill the basket with snacks Fill the basket with snacks and place it in the car next to the cooler.
  • Step 7: Put the trash bin within reach Put the small trash bin in a location within reach of the passengers.
  • FACT: Did you know? The world’s longest limousine, built by a California man, is 100 feet long and has 26 wheels, a swimming pool, a king-size bed, and a Jacuzzi.

You Will Need

  • Battery-operated rope lights
  • Clear packing tape
  • Window clings
  • Scissors
  • Music CDs
  • A Portable DVD player and DVDs
  • A cooler with a removable lid
  • Ice
  • Soda
  • water
  • or other beverages
  • A small basket filled with snacks
  • A small trash bin or bucket
  • A computer with internet access (optional)

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