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21 DIY things to do with old suitcases

21 DIY things to do with old suitcases
21 diy things to do with old suitcases
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There is always a traveler in each of us. Therefore, we are sure that we have suitcases or luggage where we store our clothes and other belongings during the trip. But what if your suitcase is already old or maybe even broken and you can no longer use it on your travels? Well, we all know that we can always upcycle anything and everything. We all know that no matter how old something is, it can always be used in a completely different way, which makes it useful again.

Today we’re going to show you a list of DIY old suitcases because you don’t have them throw away or simply toss in a corner to collect dust. There are many new uses and you will surely be happy to know that you can use your old luggage as a table, chair and much more. Let’s take a look at the following list.

1. Vintage Suitcase Table Bar

Vintage Suitcase Table Bar

Made in a Day

Want a bar in your home? Easy! Just use an old table and an old suitcase and you have a completely unique home bar!.

2. Suitcase coffee table

Luggage Coffee Table

DIY Network

Beautiful, isn’t it? You’ll get that totally rustic or industrial feel in your home by adding this.

3. Turn a suitcase into a no-sew DIY dog bed

Turn A Suitcase Into A No-Sew DIY Dog Bed Or if you need a dog bed, you can use an old suitcase. This one looks really cute with a travel themed design.

4. DIY Project: Suitcase Vanity and Towel Rack

DIY Project: Suitcase Vanity & Towel Holder

Ashley Campbell

A small suitcase can be a beautiful closet in your bathroom. Check out this chic, shabby-style storage!

5. Sleeping bunk

Bedroom Bunk

Cupcakes and cashmere

Or just stack a few pieces of luggage on top of each other and it can be a nice side table.

6. Coffee Table Suitcase DIY

Coffee Table Suitcase DIY


Add some legs to your suitcase and it’ll be a table in no time! Looks great, doesn’t it?

7. Build a suitcase table yourself in 3 easy steps

DIY a Suitcase Table in 3 Easy Steps

Good housekeeping

Another great way to redesign your luggage. It can be a good replacement for your storage bench.

8. Wrap up your troubles

Pack Up Your Troubles

Beyond the picket fence

Or if you just want to use it for decoration, paint part of it with chalkboard paint and write on it something on it. For this one it was added at the entrance of the house.

9. DIY Project: Ashley’s Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table

DIY Project: Ashley’s Vintage-Suitcase Coffee Table

Design Sponge

A larger suitcase could be used as a stunning coffee table. And yes, it’s also great for storage.

10. Do-it-yourself vintage luggage chair

DIY Vintage Luggage Chair

Home Story

Or you can use this large suitcase as a chair! Just add cushions and four legs to turn it into a chair.

11.How Eduardo the Ancient Chest Became a Bookshelf

How Eduardo the Antique Trunk Became a Bookshelf

A Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

A great chest can too be a beautiful bookshelf or display shelf. Of course you have to add the shelves on it.

15. DIY project: charging station for vintage suitcases

Hampton Beach House

design sponge

A smaller suitcase can be a nice charging station. Just add some nice patterns and use a pegboard to hold the phones you want to charge.

16. A look inside my craft room

A Peek into My Craft Room

Design Dazzle

I love the shabby chic look of this craft room with a suitcase as a shelf for their cutting machine.

17. Creating a Chest of Drawers: A Tutorial

Creating a Suitcase Dresser: A Tutorial

On my creative side

If you have a lot of suitcases, you can use a chest of drawers to all of them to build. You can either use different patterns for the fabric of the suitcases or you can use one color for it.

18. DIY Medicine Cabinet from a Vintage Suitcase

DIY Medicine Cabinet from a Vintage Suitcase


Another suitcase used as a bathroom medicine cabinet. Looks good, doesn’t it?

19. Suitcase Picnic Table and Speaker System

Suitcase Picnic Table and Speaker System


Aside from being able to carry groceries and cutlery in this suitcase, it is twice the size of speaker system and picnic table.

20. Vintage Suitcase

Vintage Suitcases

Lively Grace

An easy way to use the suitcase is to simply point it towards a wooden frame imagine it can be a table.

21. Repurposed suitcase table

Repurposed suitcase table

Home Talk

An old table got a nice makeover by placing the suitcase on it.

I’m sure that after seeing this list, you won’t throw away your old luggage and suitcases anymore. Things like this still have great value when used in other ways. First and foremost, it can be amazing storage and secondly, it could be turned into useful furniture. And of course, you can easily rearrange its appearance so that you have a beautifully designed suitcase with prints and all!

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