Creative DIY Ideas with Old Suitcase

Old suitcases don’t have to go to the landfill when they’re no longer useful as luggage. Instead, you can upcycle them into something new and stylish for your home if you have creative eyes. Check out these creative recycled & upcycled suitcase and luggage ideas. Choose one from this list, customize it with your own ideas and re-purpose your vintage suitcases for all sorts of functional uses.

This DIY rolling bar from old trunk is not only functional, but aesthetically pleasing. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

This DIY rolling bar from old trunk is not only functional, but aesthetically pleasing. source

It would look fantastic with these vintage suitcase shelves. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

It would look fantastic with these vintage suitcase shelves. source

DIY side table made from a damaged canvas folding chair and a vintage suitcase. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

DIY side table made from a damaged canvas folding chair and a vintage suitcase. source

Suitcase Dresser, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Suitcase Dresser, source

Vintage Suitcase Storage Bench, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Vintage Suitcase Storage Bench, source

Stacked on top of one another, two or three suitcases can serve as an eye catching, yet perfectly functional DIY nightstand. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Stacked on top of one another, two or three suitcases can serve as an eye-catching, yet perfectly functional DIY nightstand. source

Old Suitcase Craft Supplies Holder, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Old Suitcase Craft Supplies Holder, source

Upcycling an old suitcase into a medicine cabinet. Blake cut the front out of the suitcase and inserted a mirror and then created shelves and reinforced the inside with salvaged wood. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Upcycling an old suitcase into a medicine cabinet. Blake cut the front out of the suitcase and inserted a mirror and then created shelves and reinforced the inside with salvaged wood. source

Doll House In A Suitcase, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Doll House In A Suitcase, source

The bathroom towel shelf is lovely and the storage is brilliant. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

The bathroom towel shelf is lovely and the storage is brilliant. source

Pet Bed Made From Old Suitcase, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Pet Bed Made From Old Suitcase, source

Old Trunk And Bean Sack Ottoman, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Old Trunk And Bean Sack Ottoman source

Suitcase repurposed into portable picnic table, with legs that fold inside. http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Suitcase repurposed into portable picnic table, with legs that fold inside. source

Old Suitcase Chair, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Old Suitcase Chair, source

Vintage Suitcase Planter, http://hative.com/creative-diy-ideas-with-old-suitcase/

Vintage Suitcase Planter, source