Fixing Up a Vintage Suitcase / Antique Suitcase into Vintage Home Decor
W alk up to the reception desk in any hotel today and ask for its luggage label , and you will receive a puzzled expression. Luggage labels, also called baggage labels , are long gone. However they used to be a small but eye-catching part of the so-called golden age of travel from approximately to the mids. We are primarily talking about hotel luggage labels as hotels, particularly the so-called ' Grand Hotels ', led the development of these small labels. Hotel chains and many of the world's most notable hotels produced luggage labels, which today remind us that travel wasn't always about budget airlines, overbooked hotels and security line-ups.
Retro suitcase sticker stickers. Royalty-Free Stock Photo. Download preview. Set of retro souvenir suitcase stickers.
So, I snapped a photo and thought of it often… until I wondered if I could recreate my own version of a vintage suitcase for vintage home decor myself! BUT…it might scratch the vintage luggage itch that I had…and would cost just a fraction of my inspiration. This post contains affiliate links for your crafting convenience. The first step in my experiment was obtaining the right vintage suitcase. I found one at a thrift but an even better one came from Maliasmark, one of my favorite Etsy shops.