Clever Uses for Vintage Luggage

I have my own collection of vintage luggage which I use for storage and decoration in my home.   Here are some fabulous ideas I found for making those lovely bits of vintage history even more functional and delightful.



Check out this one-of-a-kind entry table created with a base of vintage suitcases:



This side table was created with a piece of vintage luggage topping a base of a director’s chair.



Add a lovely cushion and you quickly have a custom-made doggie bed – that’s one posh pup!



A simple piece of luggage forms the skeleton of this fabulous little medicine cabinet.  How clever is that?



There’s something so nostalgic about vintage luggage.  It harkens back to a time of glamour and travel and adventure.



 Are you going anywhere glamorous this weekend?

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9 years ago

There’s a hole in my life – and it’s in the shape of that medicine cabinet. Love!

Sheila Zeller
9 years ago

I could definitely embrace that director’s chair base topped with a vintage luggage piece… and I’ll take the cast iron teapot too!

Wendi @ Classic Chic Home

The doggy bed is charming! I love the idea of using vintage luggage in creative and unusual ways. Great post!

Barbara Bussey
9 years ago

Love the doggie bed! Here in Sacramento, at our airport, there’s an art installation next to baggage pick up, that has a beat up turquoise steel baggage carrier with luggage stacked about 30 feet in the air. Old colorful luggage…everyone loves it!

9 years ago

Fabulous ideas Kristie! I see luggage all the time when I shop in Altanta. Such valuable pieces from history and such fun colors they are available in. Perfect for someone wanting to add that pop!

9 years ago

I have some vintage luggage pieces from my mother-in-law that you would die for Kristie! I have them on a suitcase holder (like the above director’s chair.) I love looking at them! Cool pictures!

9 years ago

I am TOTALLY doing the suitcase on director’s chair idea. how cute!!

Michelle at Faith, Trust, & Pixie Dust

Cool! I’m so taken with the medicine cabinet! Some people are SO creative. Thanks for the inspiration.

Warmly, Michelle

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