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Storage Trunk Makeover :: Monthly DIY Challenge - brepurposed

Storage Trunk Makeover :: Monthly DIY Challenge

Old trunks can be both decorative and functional pieces in your home. These large pieces of luggage were used to carry people's belongings as they traveled long ago. As trunks gave way to smaller suitcases, trunks eventually became functional collectibles. As with to any old item that has been sitting in storage for years, an old trunk can contain...

How to Get Odor Out of Old Trunks

Old trunks can be both decorative and functional pieces in your home. These large pieces of luggage were used to carry people's belongings as they traveled long ago.

How to clean up a musty trunk by recovering the inside of it.  Step by step tutorial by Jenni of Roots and Wings Furniture.

Steamer Trunk

Completely makeover an old steamer trunk inside and out. Step by step tutorial teaches you how to decoupage the inside of the trunk. By Jenni of Roots and Wings Furniture.

How to Restore a Leather Trunk

How to Clean or Restore Old Steamer Trunks

Steamer trunks evoke tradition with curved tops, tarnished metal fittings, oak slats and canvas. Craftsmen who built steamer trunks used glue made from animal biproducts to adhere the canvas.

I painted the entire piece with two coats of Chalk Paint Decorative Paint® by Annie Sloan in Paris Grey and accented the wood slats with Old...great idea.

This chalk painted trunk is gorgeous! I painted the entire piece with two coats of Chalk Paint Decorative Paint® by Annie Sloan in Paris Grey and accented the wood slats with Old white.lovely way to upscale a trunk.

Trunk Redo I have a nearly identical before trunk I'm thinking different col...

Trunk Redo identical before trunk I'm thinking diff colors, put it at the foot of my bed and turn it into a command center for all my DIY crafting madness. Source by igottatrythis Related

Old trunks can be both decorative and functional pieces in your home. These large pieces of luggage were used to carry people's belongings as they traveled long ago. As trunks gave way to smaller suitcases, trunks eventually became functional collectibles. As with to any old item that has been sitting in storage for years, an old trunk can contain...

How to Get Odor Out of Old Trunks

Old trunks can be both decorative and functional pieces in your home. These large pieces of luggage were used to carry people's belongings as they traveled long ago.