Another suitcase project

February 12th, 2009 in member junk     
Faeryhollow Faeryhollow, member
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This makes a great display case for all kinds of romantic furbelows!
The leather trim was in excellent condition. I just used shoe polish and buffed it well.
I used coordinating trim to finish the fabric edges.
This makes a great display case for all kinds of romantic furbelows!

This makes a great display case for all kinds of romantic furbelows!

I've had a luggage addiction problem for years, long before vintage suitcases became a popular decorating item. I have a large supply of them, and have used a few for fun projects. The rest are used for storage (for now) or just taking up space in a spare room. Several years ago I decoupaged this train case with heavy wrapping paper and a polyurethane protectant finish, and lined it with padding and some sweet ticking fabric and trim. I use it once in a while when I travel, though I wouldn't take it on a plane.

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, vintage, cottage, , fabric, tote, decoupage, suitcase, luggage, romantic

Comments (9)

grabe writes: enjoyed looking at this! Posted: 6:36 pm on June 6th
luvstojunk writes: This is amazing! I love the old pieces done up like this. Would fit right into "MY" room LOL.:) Posted: 10:55 am on February 23rd
SantaClaus writes: I have the same "luggage" addiction - I find many on my "dumpster dives." Some include interesting objects - LOL Posted: 7:08 am on February 16th
irishrovr writes: This is so darling and feminine! You did an outstanding job on the lining - love the rope border!

Eileen Posted: 7:12 pm on February 13th
georgiamoon writes: Really really pretty. Georgia Posted: 3:33 pm on February 13th
gilswife writes: OOOOOOOOOOOH NICE WORK!! .... Donna Posted: 3:30 pm on February 13th
suewhitney writes: Wow! You really dolled this suitcase up. Love your attention to detail! Beautiful~
Be Well
Sue Posted: 9:52 am on February 13th
janwinn writes: This is beautiful,such a nostalgic looking piece. Posted: 5:40 am on February 13th
SeaGlassLady writes: A beautiful and romantic accent piece...when it's not being used as luggage! Posted: 10:21 pm on February 12th
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