If you're looking for interesting home decor ideas which are also practical, vintage storage might be the answer. We always seem to have too much stuff, so having extra storage is a bonus. And vintage storage is not only practical, it is usually unique to you too.
Table of contents:
- metal basket
- tie holder
- vintage suitcase bar
- stacked leather suitcases
- suitcase shelves
- revamp a dresser
- vintage frame
- old boxes
- spice rack
- shabby suitcase makeover
- old door = new shelving
- diy crate boot and shoe rack
- diy ottoman
- vintage pitchers
- painted suitcases
- medicine cabinet
- rake head glass rack
- bathroom/vanity storage
- vintage enamelware
- diy vintage suitcase table
- vintage trunk
- cake stand
- chest bench
- wooden crates
- vintage dresser
- vintage ladder quilt rack
- picture frame towel rack
- suitcase nightstand
Via 13 Easy Ways to Repurpose ...
I wanted to open with something that showed just how far you could go with vintage storage projects and how they could give something really special to your home. This project takes an old armoire (wardrobe) and converts it to a very useful kitchen pantry. Need good carpentry skills but the result is so worth it.
2 Metal Basket
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I love the look of this but be sure to completely clean any rust off because you don't want flakes of it getting into delicate areas.
3 Tie Holder
Via Coke Crate Tie Holder
What a great way to repurpose an old coca cola bottle crate. And it has other uses other than ties - belts, socks, hair accessories...
4 Vintage Suitcase Bar
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An unusual, unexpected but fun use for an old suitcase.
5 Stacked Leather Suitcases
Via Perth Photographer Teneil Kable
They looked great stacked up but think of all that space they have inside - you can store so much in vintage suitcases.
6 Suitcase Shelves
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Shelves made from cut down hard-sided suitcases - genius.
7 Revamp a Dresser
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The dresser is not exactly stunning but it can go from drab to fab.
8 Vintage Frame
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Small storage needs can be met by vintage items too.
9 Old Boxes
Via Embellished Cottage
Interesting old wooden boxes can be used to hold all sorts of things and it's up to you how you build a structure out of them.
10 Spice Rack
Via Discover. Create. Live.: Vintage Coca-Cola ...
Another great way to use an old wooden Coca Cola crate.
11 Shabby Suitcase Makeover
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The wonders that can be achieved with pretty paint and fabric.
12 Old Door = New Shelving
A brilliant way to repurpose an old door.
13 DIY Crate Boot and Shoe Rack
Via Organizing Ideas - Repurposed DIY ...
Fix some crates together, add some wheels and hey presto, shoe and boot storage.
14 DIY Ottoman
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Make a seat from an old milk crate. Remove the innards and you get a storage space too.
15 Vintage Pitchers
Use enamel or crockery pitchers. So many designs, so many possibilities.
16 Painted Suitcases
Via Let me tell you how ...
Earlier you saw a pile of suitcases "au naturel" - painting them can be very effective - the source goes to a painting tutorial.
17 Medicine Cabinet
Via Upcycling: New Finds
How clever is this?
18 Rake Head Glass Rack
Via Antique Industrial Rake Head- Vintage ...
I bet you've been wondering for ages what to do with that old rake head?
19 Bathroom/Vanity Storage
Via A little new old upcycled ...
Sometimes, all it takes is a little imagination to come up with vintage storage ideas.
20 Vintage Enamelware
Via Deck The Halls Christmas Entry
More decor than storage but I wanted to show you that old pitchers have all sorts of uses around the home.
21 DIY Vintage Suitcase Table
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Another fabulous idea and no real DIY skills needed.
22 Vintage Trunk
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Like suitcases, vintage trunks can be used in many ways.
23 Cake Stand
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There are so many pretty cake stands to be found in thrift stores and yard sales and they make brilliant jewelry holders.
24 Chest Bench
Lift the cushions off and there's lots of lovely storage space in the chest.
25 Wooden Crates
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Wooden crates have so many uses in all rooms of your home with a bit of imagination and a few extra bits from the DIY/home store.
26 Vintage Dresser
Via You searched for Dresser - ...
Remove bottom drawers, give it a distressed paint job and you've got a useful storage unit. Maybe a TV stand?
27 Vintage Ladder Quilt Rack
Via How to Decorate with Vintage ...
Use it in the bathroom for towels too.
28 Picture Frame Towel Rack
Via DIY Craft Projects using Old ...
You need a pretty big bathroom for this but it's very different and certainly a statement.
29 Suitcase Nightstand
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There are a few directions you could take this as a general idea.
My head is now spinning with all these fantastic ideas for vintage storage. Time for an antique/vintage hunt around the shops I think. Do any of these ideas appeal to you?
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