Repurposing Old Suitcases – 8 Creative Ideas
You must have one at home or your parents’ place. Old symbols of those times when traveling was a far more enthusiastic pastime than now, at least judging from the traffic perspective. Most probably they lie somewhere under a bed or a cabinet, turned into storage spaces for trifles we keep at home. If you want to bring them back to life, then mind these pictures which speaks a thousand words about repurposing old suitcases.
The first and the simplest solution is offering your pet dog a new home. Easy to say and do and you will this way get your puppy used to having its own private corner.
For cats, which are way more agile, a bunk bed fits as a glove. As easy to build and being a discrete presence in any corner of the home. The cats now only have to decide who takes the upper bed.
And since the puppy and the cats are happy, now it is imperative you turn your attention to the kids. An old suitcase can easily become a doll house which will keep your daughter busy even on vacation.
Turn back the hands of time a little, to those years when these suitcases were being made, and bring that vintage air right next to your bed. A small wooden table and a suitcase, both painted so they match the overall décor, radiate sensibility all around. In the next picture, another table design which is a perfect choice for the living room.
If you a bit more ambitious, then play with your imagination and creativity. Several shelves made from pieces of old suitcases are decorations that will surely not go unnoticed and will bring extra originality and personality to the interiors.
Give your home a little savor as well right from the entrance and meet your guests with messages that will bring a smile to their faces. With a flower pot next to it, the old suitcase makes a fine colorful presence on the veranda.
Now, since we mentioned guests, it behooves you to treat them right. Get an old suitcase and make a mini-bar out of it which you can easily move here and there.