Vintage luggage makeovers
- By Lia Harry
- 8th Aug 2012
Luggage as you’ve never it seen before: an interesting collection of vintage luggage, upcycled and transformed into fabulous oddities.
Here at Loco2 we love the vintage travel aesthetic. From 1930s travel posters to beaten up old suitcases, the vintage look reminds us of the romance of slow travel before big budget airlines. A piece of vintage luggage is the perfect accessory to a train journey in Europe, but with a bit of inspiration and a toolbox, it can become something more unusual.
Here is our pick of the most imaginative vintage luggage items we found, upcyled and transformed into weird and whimsical creations.
Voilà! With a bit of imagination your vintage luggage can be transformed into a cute bed for your pet. Claire from Camillestyles shows you how to upcycle your suitcase.
Forgotten your ipod on a long train trip? Fear not, because you can play music out of your suitcase having converted it into a boom box. Yes, you read correctly. We present to you the BoomCase.
Transform your luggage into handy shelves. That is what Ki Nassauer, founder of Junk Revolution, did when she displayed these pre-loved suitcases in her living room.
No seat reservation, no problem. Take your seat with you with this transformed vintage luggage, created by South African designer Kate Thompson. You can find more unique recycled furniture on her inspiring ReCreate website.
You really can live out of a suitcase with these vintage luggage drawers in your boudoir. This clever idea was created by Sophie and Dale and won them top marks on Australian home renovation show The Block.
What better way to store your vintage wine than in a vintage luggage drinks cabinet? If you want to find out how to make this amazing mini bar, check ReadyMade website for step-by-step instructions