(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

Many of us aren't going anywhere for the summer, and incorporating travel-related decor into our homes can be either a sore reminder of our homebound state or a kitchy souvenir of travels past. We're not terribly keen on the lamp, but the rest of the tableau above showcases an easy way to incorporate vintage suitcases into one's home.

Not only do these suitcases make an interesting side table, but we'd use them for auxiliary storage, for board games, say.

Image: Flickr user Spinstah under license by Creative Commons