Repurposed Suitcases for Holiday Decor

In a quiet corner of my living room, there is a stack of handsome old suitcases.

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I wish they could tell me the stories of their travels.

Where they have been and the stories of the people they traveled with.

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After cleaning a thick layer of dust from what was perhaps many years spent in the attic or a closet -

I have given them a very important purpose – like hiding the Easter Bunny’s secret stash of eggs.

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A selection of fall scented candles and pillow cases to welcome the harvest season.

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A red berry wreath that I use for patriotic holidays.

And bright colored Valentine heart decor to break up the February ‘late winter blues’…

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Where do you store your holiday decorations?

Do you have any creative suggestions for storage in your living space?

*This post has been linked to “I’m Lovin it” hosted by TidyMom.net*

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14 Responses to “Repurposed Suitcases for Holiday Decor”

  1. Trooppetrie Says:

    that is honestly a great idea. I do not know where I would put the suitcases but i love the idea
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  2. Csrmen Says:

    I adore your suitcases! Cute. Cute. Cute.
    I just did a post about how military women decorate and I mentioned how it is important for us in our storage of deocor items to be artistic, beautifing and cleaver! I think this fits the bill perfectly, Anne Marie.

    Yes, I wish I knew the stories those suitcases could tell us.

    Blessings.

  3. JennyO Says:

    Love it and I know what you mean, funny my post today was from photos I had taken Pielshofen, I just wish at times I could touch the buildings and see just one moment from time.

    *sighs* but I love what you’ve done with these, you’ve got MAD junkin’ skills!
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  4. Michelle Says:

    WOW! What a wonderful and perfect idea! Especially for smaller spaces (with little or no storage). I am going to keep this in mind – seeing as we are planning to move next year and I don’t know what kind of living space I’ll end up having: little/big: we don’t know! Thanks for sharing!!!

  5. Stephanie Says:

    Great idea! I just saw a pile of these babies at a garage sale last weekend. I was tempted, but didn’t get them b/c of space constraints.
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  6. Jenn Says:

    I love this idea! and love the suitcases!

  7. Paula Says:

    Great and useful idea for the suitcases. They look wonderful in the corner and I love your rocking chair.
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  8. Ashley Says:

    What an awesome & practical idea! I’m not normally a garage-saler or Goodwill shopper, but you can bet I’ll think twice next time I see an old suitcase & wonder how I can put it to good use! Thanks for sharing! :)

  9. Jessica Says:

    What a GREAT idea!!!

  10. Kim Kravitz Says:

    Such a clever idea! :)
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