Thursday, August 23, 2012

- Vintage suitcase
- 4 Table legs
- 8 Flat washers + 4 Wing nuts
- Power drill
- Paint + Paint brush
- Measuring tool (yard stick, measuring tape, etc.)

1. Measure out where you want to position the table legs and mark it on the surface of the suitcase.

2. Use a power drill to create holes at the points that you marked.

3. Paint the four table legs any color you want and give them time to dry before attaching. (Note: You can also paint them afterwards, but the table legs might be easier to handle while they're still unattached).

4. Place one flat washer onto each table leg.

5. Affix the table legs onto the suitcase by twisting them into the holes you drilled.

6. Place one flat washer over each hole inside of the suitcase.

7. Screw a wing nut over the top to secure each table leg.

 8. Decorate your coffee table with vintage books and other lovely details!

 9. Share this DIY project with others on Pinterest ♥

See our other DIY suitcase projects for more vintage luggage inspiration!


  • Oh my! These are so creative and ADORABLE. Definitely gonna try these. Thank you!

    Posted on August 27, 2012

  • hi there! i absolutely love this idea! just found it on pintrest recently and i have two questions, one where should i look for an awesome suitcase like this one, and two can i get table legs like yours at lowes or home depot? thanks!

    Posted on February 10, 2013

  • wauv it looks soooooo awsome!!!

    Posted on February 14, 2013

  • quisiera saber si la maleta se puede pintar porque la q tengo es muy viejita
    y como hago con los broche q son dorados para q parezcan nuevos

    Posted on March 15, 2013

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