One More Way to Use Vintage Suitcases

Last summer, Sarahc published a post with five great ways to use vintage suitcases around the home. One that we'd never thought of -- and just discovered -- is a quirky DIY project for the bathroom:

Turn it into a medicine cabinet. While the link goes through a how-to list, what we're really missing are the step-by-step and final visuals. We're skeptical, but intrigued. One big missing element: the mirror.

Thoughts on this??

To start, you'll need:


  • 1 hard case vintage suitcase (squared is best)

  • Power drill

  • Wood screws

  • Toggle bolts

  • 1X4's

  • ¾ wood molding

  • Hard as nails glue or epoxy glue

  • Paint


To continue, click here for the full how-to from Associated Content: Home Improvement.

If anyone's actually done this and succeeded, please send your photos to chicago(at)apartmenttherapy(dot)com!

(Image: Living Etc., March 2006)