Today I am hanging out with a few of my blogging besties, showing ways to make something old new again.
My design style tends to lean a little more modern- I love a great black accent, and one of my favorite ways to soften a modern room is to add something vintage in an unexpected way.
Let’s see how we can use vintage suitcases in decor.
Here I have stacked three vintage suitcases to make a nightstand in our guest room.
With the three suitcases stacked, it’s a great height for a nightstand, and since it’s a guest room, we didn’t need to worry about storage space.
Another excellent use for vintage suitcases is as end tables.
I have a couple of black ones stacked on the side of my sofa that acts as an end table in the living room.
They help balance out my camel-colored sofa and offer the perfect display area for books and photographs.
Ooh, and flowers.
I love giving these pieces new life.
A bonus is they are actually quite large, and the surface allows for lots of display space.
Some of my favorite places to find old suitcases:
When I find a vintage piece that I love, they are not always ready for use.
I always take the following steps to make sure they are ready for display.
These are a few ways I use vintage suitcases in decor.
Do you have other suggestions?
Those are my tips for making old suitcases new again!
I have a new project on my list that I will post about soon, I found a vintage salesman suitcase that I am going to add legs too, and I am so excited to see how it turns out.
Now let’s see what my blogging beasties are making new again!
Until next time,
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