Paint crappy old luggage to turn it into awesome storage #Do It Yourself#great-ideas#pink#storage Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Nov 16 2012) Ariel findyourafterglow Photo courtesy of WhimsyFunk Tara over at WhimsyFunk has come up with one of those baskets storage solutions: get some old gross luggage (not the fancy-ass "vintage" kind that costs a fortune, but just the old kind that looks like this), sand it, paint it, and VOILA: matching storage set that slides under the bed. For the full scoop on how to do it, head on over to Tara's site! Ariel Author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and From Shitshow To Afterglow, Ariel Meadow Stallings acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not writing or scrolling, chances are good that she's dancing or happy-crying. To follow her latest work, join join The Afterglow, for exclusive access to essays, videos, online courses, and more. PREVIOUS Is it even possible to decline my work's baby shower? NEXT I had to ground my step-son for the first time and it made me feel like a "real" parent Show/Hide comments [ 6 ] Any tips on making the insides of them not smell like so many years of nasty? How about baking soda? And the keeping some dryer sheets inside Genuinely asking, because my work's blocking her blog… is that the before or after picture? After. Here's the before: Actually, I kinda like the original look as much as I like the paint job. Though I guess they were probably all marked up originally… Love the old and new looks! I am crazy over old luggage….I am storing everything I had in totes in them. Will be painting some of them as soon as weather warms. Thanks for sharing! Comments are closed.