DIY or Buy a suitcase side table

Crafty folks: Dig out your power tools (yes!) and turn an old suitcase into the cutest table ever using this tutorial from Ruche.

Not-so-crafty folks: Don’t have the time to hunt around for the perfect vintage suitcase? Check out the mid century legs on this blue beauty from Salvage Love!

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7 Responses to diy or buy: suitcase side tables

  1. Jen says:

    They’re both so awesome! I love the idea of repurposing… I just don’t know if I could do it as well as Salvage Love did! Plus, I have an irrational fear of power tools. Ha!

  2. Trevor Smith says:

    The one on the right is very mid-century. Love the color and shape of the legs. BUY.

  3. Janine Rose says:


    Thank you so much for featuring my suitcase!

    Janine @ Salvage Love

  4. I think the DIY is so much cuter, plus it’s customizable (as in painting the legs, handle, etc). Such a clever idea.

  5. lena says:

    How adorable–love those mid-century legs!

  6. Erin says:

    Very nifty! You could hide stuff in the suitcases, too. Though I guess it would be a pain to move everything off the top if you ever needed to get in…

  7. Johanna says:

    I like the DIY version better honestly. It’s got more character. Such a great idea though! Happy Monday!