Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases

It’s been on holiday with you since you can remember, but it’s looking a little worn. No, I’m not talking about your partner, I am talking about that old suitcase you keep insisting on using. It’s old, smells funny and is one drop away from falling apart. But don’t throw it away just yet, not when you can make one of these amazing things with it…

 


Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases


 

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Make a Decor Table

10 – Decor Table
uk.pinterest.com/pin/142567144428008097

Small enough to fit in a hallway and good enough to be used as a coffee table in the lounge.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Make a Speaker

9 – Speaker
uk.pinterest.com/pin/29203097560073230

I’m not sure why you want to make one of these, but they do look amazing.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Make a Guitar Stand

8 – Guitar Stand
www.homejelly.com/repurposed-vintage-suitcases-stow-mo-than-clothes

While not for everyone, I haven’t seen this idea before and liked it.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Make a Playscape

7 – Playscape
atsecondstreet.blogspot.co.uk/2010/03/dino-land-suitcase-and-tutorial.html

Another very original idea, this time you can also fold the suitcase up and put it away when the kids have finished with it.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Dolls House

6 – Dolls House
etsy.com/au/shop/SuitcaseDollhouse?ref=listing-shop-header-item-count

If you don;t think you have the skill to make one of these you can always buy then from Etsy.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Childs Chair

5 – Childs Chair
www.homedit.com/40-creative-ways-of-re-using-old-suitcases

Making a little chair is perfect for kids to have in their bedroom or maybe to sit while watching TV.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcases Used To a Make Shelves

4 – Shelves
homedit.com/40-creative-ways-of-re-using-old-suitcases

You will need some serious cutting tools and good DIY skills. But it is will worth it for the effect.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcases Used To a Make a Cat Bunk Bed

3 – Cat Bunk Bed
tparty.typepad.com/the_tcozy/2011/05/upcycling-inspiration-on-etsy.html

If you have an old suitcase and cats then you might want to consider making them something to sleep in like this. Just be warned there will be a fight for the top bunk.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases
Suitcase Used To a Make a Bathroom Cabinet

2 – Bathroom Cabinet
inhabitat.com/recycled-suitcases-transformed-into-charming-bathroom-vanities

It would be easier to close than when you ram it full of clothes, plus it looks great.

Suitcases Used To a Make a Chest of Drawers
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Old Suitcases

1 – Chest of Drawers
blessthisstuff.com/stuff/living/storage/vintage-suitcase-drawers-by-james-plumb

You might need quite a few of them to make this work, but it is good for both storage and recycling. Perfect for storing all those old holiday snaps in.

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