I have collected many vintage suitcases over the years and have used a few of these ideas. I love all the creative things they can be used for as well as Vintage Hat Boxes.
vintage suitcases. and a Tailor's thingy mibob ( I can't remember their name) in the background that would help me so much with my sewing projects.....so why are these items never in Markets around my Home and a bit beyond :( ~ I shall not be defeated though ~ I shall make the hunt my quest, occasionally stopping for a rest.... :)
Antiques and Collectibles 7 Ways to Declutter Your Antiques Pile: BY KATHLEEN HACKETT. Put treasures to work. Stacked up, vintage suitcases "read as a single unit of furniture, like a cabinet," says Madden. And this gorgeous grouping doesn't just stand there looking good: The family stows off-season stuff, such as holiday ornaments, in each "drawer." Off to the thrift store!
Stack antique suitcases and then use them as 'drawers' to increase storage space in tight corners.
Vintage Train Case, with fabric glued on it with mod podge.