Suitcases

Bedroom mirror and suitcases

I’ve mentioned before that I use suitcases in our bedroom for extra storage. But that’s just one way to repurpose a vintage suitcase. For some gobsmackingly creative ideas, scroll on!

Giftwrapping box

Suitcase giftwrap orgaiser

Better Homes & Gardens

Collect all your wrap, tags and tape in one place in a mobile wrapping station.

Sewing kit

Sewing kit
Mini macs

Similarly, use it as a hobby or sewing kit to keep everything together and make it portable.

Blanket box

Suitcase blanket boxes

Design*Sponge

Use large trunks at the foot of the bed for blankets, shoes or out-of-season clothes.

Shelving

Suitcase shelving
Casa Sugar

Add shelves to a trunk to create a mini closet or shoe rack.

Liquor trolley

Liquor trolley trunk

Apartment Therapy

Go one better and add wheels to create a rolling booze cabinet.

 

File rack / pinboard

Suitcase file memo board

Design*Sponge

Affix to your study wall for a memo board and hidden file storage – genius!

Vanity/medicine cabinet

Suitcase vanity cabinet

Vanity Case

How incredible is this vanity cabinet?

Bedside table

Suitcase bedside table
Apartment Therapy

Simply plonk a suitcase on a stool for an instant bedside table with plenty of storage.

Table

Suitcase table
Bijou Kaleidoscope

You could add legs for a sturdier option.

Pet bed

Suitcase dog bed

Design*Sponge

Add a cushy insert to give your pet the coolest bed around.

Chair


Recreate

Or make some human-sized furniture.

What would you do with a spare vintage suitcase?

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