Re-using vintage suitcases

One of the best ways to recycle is to reuse !

Remember those days when we had to carry our suitcases in and out of cars, trains and carrier belts – how heavy they were? I don’t because i’m too young! Nevertheless, I am SURE that I do not miss those days either! I travel quite often and being able to easily roll my South African wine out of the airport to the rest of the world – is bliss.

But what about those beautiful vintage suitcases that are collecting dust? Here are a few ideas on how to reuse them, from the decorative to the useful – from ottomans to filling cabinets!

Remember: “Creativity takes courage. ” Henri Matisse

The ottoman:


Click on this link to learn how to do this! It is simple, cheap and pretty!

The coffee Table:


Click on this link to go to korrine wojcik’s DIY amazing blog – and just follow the steps to do this!


And for the ones that are just a tad too old: why not create a garden?



Our shop in Wynberg, Cape Town has quite a number of these beautiful vintage suitcases – all colours and sizes! Here’s a little peek to what we can offer:


For more: please call us on 

Cell  :083-703-5865

Tel   :021-801-1100


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