I’ve been looking for vintage luggage for a while now, and I was lucky enough to find a cute little vintage overnight case at Goodwill last month! There are so many ways you can use old luggage in your home! For some inspiration, I’ve collected 15 ways to repurpose a suitcase.
20 Ways to Decorate With Vintage Luggage
- Vintage. Search your local thrift store or grandma’s attic to find unbelievable pieces to decorate your home.
- Home Decor. Beautiful projects to have in any room in your home that will add unique and useful decor pieces.
- Easy DIY. Easy and interesting ideas for you to transform vintage suitcases while perfecting your crafting skills.
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It’s hard to decide what to do since there are so many great ways to use old luggage, from stacking them and using them as end tables to upcycling them into medicine cabinets. Check out these creative ideas!
1. Suitcase Table
You could make a table from Tattered Elegance
2. Suitcase Bar
Suitcase bar found at Bloomerism
3. Luggage Ottoman
Suitcase ottoman via The Paupers Castle
4. Bedside Table
Apartment Therapy has a wonderful idea for a side table with this small suitcase in a popular mustard color.
5. Craft Storage
Love this idea! A suitcase used for craft storage was found at Ania flickr
6. Shelf Storage
Use them as shelves found at The Painted Home
Use them in displays like this one found at Na-Da Farm Life
8. Pop of Color
Paint them fun colors found at belle maison
9. Console Table
If you’re lucky enough to have a lot of them make a console table from the Funky Junk Sisters
10. Puppet Theater
How about a tabletop suitcase puppet theatre? from Melly Sews
11. Clothing Storage
Fabric-covered suitcases to store out-of-season clothes or magazines etc. from A Beautiful Mess
12. Paper Storage
What a cute idea to use this little blue suitcase to hold papers that are not meant to be seen, and placed on a shelf from Lovely Etc.
13. Suitcase Shelf
Crafting A Green World has an awesome idea of using an old suitcase to make a new suitcase shelf.
I love the idea of using family treasures from the attic being repurposed at home for decor from The Craft Patch.
15. Dog Bed
Dog lovers may want to try this in their home and spruce up an old suitcase to provide a comfy and stunning dog bed for their home from Craft Your Happiness.
16. Suitcase Table
Saved By Love Creations transformed a classic brown leather suitcase into perfect for a table. Wouldn’t this look great in an office entryway?
17. Bookshelf Piece
320 Sycamore uses the vintage suitcases on a bookshelf to add dimension and serve as a stand for globes.
18. Portable Sound System
A portable sound system has got to be one of the coolest ideas I have seen for an old suitcase. This one can be found at Apartment Therapy.
Decorate your bathroom area with this unique vanity case by Crafting A Green World.
By making a few modifications, this old suitcase will magically become a beautiful planter. Find the instructional video at Hometalk.
Hope you found some ideas and have a great weekend!