Summer is the time of trips of all kinds, and a necessary thing for that is a suitcase. Whether you are going to spruce up the suitcases a bit for travelling or want to reuse them for storage, for making new furniture and even dollhouses, you’ll love these DIYs! I’ve prepared a roundup of ways to spruce up your old suitcases or at least personalize them to look cool and to find them easily on the baggage reclaim. Read to see them all? Let’s go!
Take your suitcases and renovate them in one style to make your luggage stand out in any airport. This tutorial will tell you how to turn usual suitcases into botanical painted ones. Don’t forget to prime the suitcases using gesso before you go painting, and then just follow the instructions in the source to make them wow. The result is trendy and very girlish, don’t you think so?
Make an old suitcase a new and bold one using just some paint of the color that you like. This tutorial will tell you how to easily change the look of an old piece and change the detailing, too, if you like. The final bold pink color is amazing and its contrast with a vintage design is cool. Enjoy!
If you feel like bold shades and prints, if you enjoy bright colors and love fun, this tutorial is right what you need. It will tell you how to turn a couple of usual and not interesting suitcases into a festival of bold colors and patterns. One suitcase is striped and the second is a floral one, both done in the same colors, which makes them a perfect duo. So amazing for a summer holiday, I’m gonna try this idea!
Such a suitcase can be used for travelling and just for decorating some space as its refined vintage look will add a sophisticated touch immediately. The piece is painted and stenciled with letters to achieve a cool refined feel. Love the colors and the elegant letters, wow!
If you like cartoons or your kids love them, spruce up a usual suitcase for travelling or storing kids’ toys in it. This one is decorated in Judy Hopps style from Zootopia and of course it shows one of the most actual things – carrots. Find out how to paint such a bold suitcase and let your kids decide what to do with it.
Spruce up a usual suitcase or even a colored one to make it fit your kids’ space. What you need is to paint it white and then go for drawing what you and your kids like with a usual black sharpie pen. Try various images and looks and use your kids’ favorite cartoons to make the suitcases cooler. Enjoy!
Use a bit of black paint to personalize a usual vintage suitcase with elegant letters. Such a piece is great for decorating any event or space or going on photo shoots, and the whole project won’t take much time. Get inspired and give your suitcase a quick makeover!
Love travelling? Don’t miss an opportunity to show that! Decorate your suitcases with maps – vintage or usual ones, attaching them to the suitcases. You may also line them up with map fabric if you want, the tutorial contains this information, too. Make a whole arrangement of such suitcases for your home decor or even travel with them.
Make an arrangement of cute floral suitcases using various retro printed fabrics. Use decoupage techniques to cover them and make them look super pretty. Such suitcases can be used for adding a retro feel to the home decor or to travel with style. Get inspired and make the cool suitcases with a vintage feel.
This fun and cute suitcase is great for photo shoots of all kinds and for decorating, too. The piece is made using hearts that are cut out of printed fabric that are attached to the suitcase. You may also paint it somehow before or leave as it is. Enjoy!
This suitcase is done with bold appliques and is ideal for a kids’ room – look at these funny and colorful birds on it! The appliques are birds, leaves and the sun but you may vary the look according to your kids’ tastes and preferences. They will eagerly store their toys in this suitcase, such a cool idea!
This cool and cute suitcase is spruced up with embroidery and looks very cool, it’s not a good piece for travelling but is perfect for vintage-styled storage. I love the pink flowers embroidered on it and the vintage feel it brings: it’s ideal for storing sewing or crafting accessories, for example. Get inspired!
An old liner is what sometimes spoils the look of the suitcase, while it looks fine outside. This tutorial will tell you how to change it to achieve a cool renovated look, and of course you may repaint the suitcase, too. Get inspired and enjoy your new suitcase!
If your vintage suitcase looks too boring cause of boring or old lining, it’s high time to spruce it up. Get some colorful ribbons to change your suitcase and make it more special – such a project won’t cost you much. Get inspired and renovate an old piece giving it a new life.