20 Design Ideas to Upcycle Old Suitcases to Modern Furniture and Artworks in Vintage Style

bright yellow suitcase with colorful designs


Recycling of old suitcases upcycles broken, or useless items to modern furniture, decor accessories, storage containers and artworks in vintage style. Recycling is a great thing you can do for inexpensive, unique and stylish home decorating. Recycling old suitcases into unique vintage furniture and home decorations is an exciting opportunity to save money while enjoying original DIY projects and creating personal and modern home decor.

Inspiring ideas to upcycle old suitcases unleash your imagination. Your innovative and charming designs can add unique decor items in vintage style to your home, make very special presents and decorate modern living spaces in an eco-friendly way. Lushome shares great inspirations for recycling old suitcases. If you have antique and retro suitcases, these ideas will help you to reuse them for something beautiful and stylish.

If your new suitcases are dull or damaged in some way, then you can upcycle them and create functional furniture pieces or unusual artworks to makes a statement. Unique furniture in vintage style, home decorations and storage items made with old suitcases make a statement. Here are 20 great design ideas to reuse and recycle suitcases for modern home decorating. Get inspired, add a personal touch and character to your room decor.

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You can create beautiful storage units and lovely seats while recycling old suitcases and decluttering your home. Designing unusual and bright seats and storage furniture pieces are the best things you can do with old suitcases or vintage luggage carriers. All you need to do is some painting and creative decorating. When you think of protecting the environment and decluttering your home, then even very simple DIY projects make a big difference.

Attractive chairs, storage furniture, medicine cabinets, gorgeous art installations and original displays for decorating with flowers, pictures or artworks, cat beds, and coffee tables are fabulous, inspiring and modern ideas to reuse, recycle and upcycle old suitcases for unique pieces with the vintage flair.

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Made of old suitcases chairs and ottomans, night tables, and shelving units have a gorgeous, stylish and unique vintage look and make bold home decorations for any modern interiors. You can adorn your recycled suitcases with creative accents and decorate them with contemporary materials. A fusion of styles, bright color contrasts, and fresh texture combinations male DIY home furnishings look fantastic in modern rooms and traditional interiors.

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Modern furniture upholstery fabrics, appliques, and fresh painting add color and patterns to these new items and make it easy to match the existing home decor. Glass covers, metal legs, small wheels and original decorations add character to unique home furnishings, improve the functionality and turn them into spectacular accents.

Attractive idea to reuse, recycle and upcycle old suitcases, creating artwork for home decorating in vintage style

Made of old suitcases chairs, stools, benches, ottomans and pet beds are comfortable and charming. Enjoy the collection of designs that demonstrate how to recycle old suitcases and upscale them into unique furniture, storage containers, home decorations and fantastic artworks.

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  by Ena Russ   

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