How to Make Suitcase Chairs in Vintage Style

handmade chairs with soft cushions recycling suitcases

Suitcase chairs are unique furniture pieces that blend creativity with cheap ideas and charm of vintage style. Some vintage suitcases look like decorated boxes, providing a great material for handmade chairs with soft cushions. Lushome shares tips and picture tutorial that demonstrate how to make a suitcase chair in vintage style.

A vintage suitcase can really add that old charm and interesting look to room decorating. Modern chairs recycling vintage suitcases and fabric pieces are charming and versatile, suitable for blending with home furnishings in many styles. Suitcase chairs look great in family rooms and children bedrooms. They can be added to kitchens and outdoor rooms.

Suitcase chairs in vintage style blend nicely with contemporary, Boho and shabby chic pieces. Fabric prints and colors help chairs work well with a variety of color palettes and accentuate room colors. Suitcase chairs make excellent room furniture pieces, bringing solid colors or bright decoration patterns into existing room decor.

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Selecting the matching fabrics for cushions help design suitcase chairs that look great with accessories in your rooms. Decoration patterns and fabric prints can enhance interior decorating and support different themes and styles.

How to make suitcase chairs

Simply add chair legs that coordinate with the suitcase design style to create an interesting, functional and original seat. Screw the legs onto pieces of wood to make the suitcase chair strong and durable.

Make soft cushions for the suitcase seat and backrest. Use Velcro to hold the fabric cushions  on places inside the suitcase halves.

How to make suitcase chair out of vintage suitcase

You can find truly unique legs for your suitcase chair design, and add charming details to the handmade furniture piece. Use furniture upholstery fabrics in neutral colors and with bold prints to create a beautiful chair in very unique vintage style.

Building strong seat

Making chair cushions

Adding chair legs

Adding decorative pillow

  by Ena Russ   
   19.06.2015

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