Packing it up and getting ready to go the airport. Putting the chemises in the valises and heading home.
Our suitcases made me think of another clipping file I have on trunks and suitcases used as furniture, of which I share with you now.
Back in the 60's and 70's it was so cool to find an old trunk and use it as a piece of furniture, usually a table. This was kind of fresh and radical back then, using a utilitarian object for a decorative purpose.
Oka chest via Joni
Of course beautiful antique chests and sea captains trunks have always been brought into the house and given a place of honor.
And lately the trendy well appointed home has tables made of the trunks of Louis Vuitton.
Pottery barn always has a trunk or two in their catalogue, and has helped keep them popular. People love trunks because not only do the make nice tables, they offer extra storage.
Joni says YES to this Oka trunk
Nice trunks from katiedid
Vintage suitcases have been around for awhile, being used for storage and a decorative accents.
So Ta-Ta for now! I think I hear the taxi waiting!