Trunks were used for storage and for carrying luggage but today they can be used too. A vintage trunk is a great find – you may use it for storage, make a statement and add chic with it and even repurpose it into some furniture item. If you are lucky to have an old trunk at hand, don’t throw it away, renovate it! Here are some DIYs to do that.
DIY Trunk Table
If you don’t need a trunk just for storage, give it a new function – for example, make a coffee table of it. This tutorial will tell you how to make a stylish and trendy coffee table with hairpin legs of a usual trunk. Feel free to give it a desired look first and only then put it on hairpin legs. Enjoy! Get the tutorial from A Little Craft In Your Day.
DIY Map Chest
Find out how to decorate a plain chest with map paper to remind you of your travels! Get the tutorial from Emuse.
Storage Trunk Makeover
Glam up an old trunk with some Rub ‘n Buff and old leather belts! Check out this incredible Storage Trunk Makeover with amazing gold accents, a fun inside and some new leather straps from old belts! Get the tutorial from brepurposed.
DIY IVAR Dresser Makeover
Try this bright, fun IKEA hack of a DIY IVAR dresser makeover with Sherwin-Williams paint and all new hardware for a completely unique bedroom addition. Get the tutorial from Club Crafted.
DIY Toy Chest with Seating
This functional toy chest is a great way to hide all the toys in your kids room and it can also be used for seating. Get the tutorial from Oh Everything Handmade.
DIY Painted Chest
Got a boring vintage trunk and don’t know what to do with it? First of all, renovate it! This tutorial will tell you how to paint a trunk in white and gold stripes to give it a more modern and bright look. the idea is about spray painting using washi tape to create the stripes. Enjoy! Get the tutorial from Delineate Your Dwelling.
Mini Chest of Drawers Makeover
Learn how to flawlessly paint your dresser/chest of drawers and give it a complete makeover. This technique will result in a gorgeous finish every time. An easy tutorial on how to transform a mini chest of drawer using liquid gold gilding, paint and decoupage papers. Get the tutorial from Delicious And DIY.
Little IKEA Drawer Chest
Hack this little IKEA chest with a few surprising materials: legs of an old stool and yarn. Yes, yarn. Those arrows are stitched! Get the tutorial from Look what I made.