My DIY Vintage Suitcase Redo

I picked up a vintage suitcase a few months ago, with the intention of fixing it up to my liking. I couldn’t store anything in it, because it smelled awful, so something had to be done.

Here are photos of what I did…

DIY Vintage Suitcase Redo
  
 I had to rip out its insides. A very smelly, dusty job. I recommend a dust mask.

 

 

 

 Then I had to sand off as much glue as possible. This took some muscle.

 

Then came a couple coats of primer for plastics, inside and out.

 

 

 

Then a couple coats of the color.

 

 

 

Then I put fabric around some fitted foamboard for the inside.
And now it’s all ready for my craft fair display on Saturday!

 

I love it! Do you love it?! 🙂
I sure do love being crafty…
Happy Crafting!!
 

Casey 🙂

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16 thoughts on “My DIY Vintage Suitcase Redo

  1. Thank you! I've heard of people doing that. The lining was pretty easy to rip out, since the glue was old. Good luck with yours! Would love to see a photo when you're done! 🙂

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