Vintage suitcases are often made of high-quality materials like leather and wood. They are built to last, which is why they are often sought after by collectors. Leather suitcases in particular can be quite expensive, due to the materials and craftsmanship involved in their construction.
Vintage suitcases are becoming increasingly popular as decorative items. Many people are drawn to their unique style and charm. While some use them as functional pieces of luggage, others simply enjoy displaying them as a conversation pieces.
Are you a fan of the vintage style? If so, this is the side table for you! This side table has been expertly transformed from a vintage suitcase. It’s the perfect addition to any room with a vintage-inspired style. The table is sturdy and well-crafted, and it’s sure to become a conversation piece in your home.
Whether you’re looking for a unique gift or a stylish addition to your home decor, a vintage suitcase is a great option. With so many different designs and styles to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits your taste.
If you’re on the hunt for a vintage suitcase, you’ll be surprised to see how many are available at your local thrift shop. While they may not be in perfect condition, a little TLC can go a long way in transforming an old suitcase into a stylish statement piece.
If you’re looking for a vintage suitcase to use as a prop or decoration, you can find some great replicas on Amazon. Prices vary, but you can find some reasonably priced options that will give you the look you’re going for.
It’s a very stylish and functional DIY furniture item anyone can easily make. All you have to do is basically add table legs and voila, you’ve got yourself a statement piece!
See more beautiful examples of a vintage suitcase side table by viewing our album below. You can also learn how the featured side table was made by heading over to the link provided below the album! 🙂
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You’ll need these materials:
- Vintage Suitcase
- General Finishes Java Gel Stain
- Cotton Cloth
- Wooden Legs with Bolt
- Washer and Wing Nut
- Chocolate-coloured Ribbon
- Antiquing Glaze
And these tools:
- Sponge Brush
How to transform a vintage suitcase into a unique side table?
First, we need to clean up the old vintage suitcase and prepare it for painting. This will require some basic cleaning supplies and some elbow grease. Once the suitcase is clean, we can begin to prep it for painting.
We will be using General Finishes Java Gel stain instead of traditional paint to achieve a vintage look on suitcases using a sponge brush. This stain is easy to work with and provides excellent coverage. Plus, it won’t chip or peel as paint can. It is also very versatile- it can be used on a variety of different surfaces to create a unique look.
After staining the vintage suitcase, it is now time to attach the legs for your table. The legs should be level with each other and flush with the suitcase. You may need to adjust the length of the legs depending on the size of your suitcase. Once the legs are attached, your table is ready.
If you want your table to match the style of your vintage bag, you can opt to paint the legs of the table to match the bag’s colour. You can also add accessories to make the table look more authentic.
You can get step-by-step instructions from Recreated Designs over here…