How to Create a Vintage Luggage Table

Upcycle flea market finds to create exciting new pieces courtesy of the DIY experts at HGTV Magazine.

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Photo by: Marko Metzinger

Marko Metzinger

Materials Needed:

  • Painter's tape
  • chalk paint
  • paint brushes
  • primer (if needed)

Step 1

Use painter’s tape to tape off the suitcases’ hardware and handles.

Step 2

Paint each suitcase a different color, using chalk paint for a matte look. (If the suitcases are fabric or plastic, as ours were, prime them first so the paint sticks.) Let dry, then stack them.

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