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October 24, 2012
kells277 wrote:
Where are those suitcases from?
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Not exact, but just in case you can't fine these...
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His sweet Chihuahua mutt, Beatrice Arthur, is a natural beauty who loves posing for the camera. Dabito sometimes jokes that she was a model in her past life, and I don't doubt him one bit.
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Don't wait. Look, your pet is being uber cute right now. Go get your camera and snap a pic. Upload your favorite photo to the comments section below and tell us a little about him/her.
You can check out more of Dabito's work on his blog, Old Brand New. I think a gratuitous shot of Dabito's chihuahua, Beatrice Arthur, is the best way to wrap up this ideabook! More:Houzz Tour: Welcome to Camp Freckle!5 Extraordinary Lofts Across the CountryInterview: The Wonderful World of Thomas Wold
This clever L.A.-based blogger, Dabito, has amassed and curated an impressive collection of thrifted vintage treasures. These pieces are arranged throughout his home in a way that makes it look easy (it's not).
Use old things in fresh ways. Vintage suitcases, for instance, can be stacked and used as a side table, and filled with off-season clothing to boot. Trunks make great coffee tables, and a spare chair can stand in for a bedside table. Look around at what you already own and see if you can't think of a new way to spin some of your old stuff.
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table.Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
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Suitcases. Old hard-case luggage makes for unexpected tables. Stack varying sizes together for a curio display, or add a glass top to create a durable end table.More ways with vintage suitcases
Where to skimp. If you need to cut costs, do it with accessories: Look for mirrors, pillows and lamps at places like Ikea, Target, T.J.Maxx and Marshall's. The dirty little secret of decorating is that if you mix in a few cheap things among the more expensive items, no one will notice.

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marvalousaz added this to Decor
December 13, 2014
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table. Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
lihri added this to lihri's ideas
December 11, 2014
detalles
Boris Hodál added this to Living Room Ideas
November 13, 2014
zlte kreslo
Matthias Flehl added this to matthias_flehl's ideas
November 11, 2014
details dof
2bannab added this to Living Room Ideas
October 23, 2014
Get creative with storage Rented homes often lack storage, which in turn can lead to unsightly clutter. Improve this situation by adding furniture or accessories that can help with storage as well as making a statement. Here, a stack of white suitcases acts as a side table, and can also be filled with magazines or items used infrequently.
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October 12, 2014
bedroom
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October 11, 2014
Luggage as storage?
nekitathegawd added this to nekitathegawd's Ideas
October 5, 2014
Head bored!!!!!!!! My style!!!! Cow hair??? Fake of course If I use this idea... Love the luggage combo
llynla added this to My Ideas!
September 23, 2014
The black frame with a small picture. And the white trolleys as tables.
crystalperalta25 added this to crystalperalta25's ideas
September 3, 2014
love the purple chair
mahshidafzali added this to mahshidafzali's Ideas
August 13, 2014
Vintage suitcases
katrinachu added this to katrinachu's Ideas
July 15, 2014
colorful and new
savvyrusso added this to savvyrusso's Ideas
June 7, 2014
Instead of a side table use suitcases
mtobin78 added this to mtobin78's Ideas
June 6, 2014
Suitcase table
maomaomiyuki added this to maomaomiyuki's ideas
May 23, 2014
Purple sofa and yellow chair. Impressive pattern behind the bed. Old materials. Casual and relaxing space.
twolet added this to decor stuff
May 12, 2014
white suitcases for storage
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May 3, 2014
Luggage
airdrie02 added this to Painted Furniture
April 30, 2014
spray painted old suitcases (screw together with bolts & wing nuts) consider for table for garage
ferloz added this to ferloz's ideas
April 21, 2014
acomodamesas petacas
Spencer Gough added this to open concept
April 16, 2014
Cool idea. But check out that sofa and cushion combo. Sweet other room too.
dawndecideas1 added this to family rooms
April 16, 2014
suitcase side table
Karen Chaparro added this to decor wallpaper walls floors accents
March 11, 2014
vintage lugagge and camera. color sofas. lamp.
Lindsey Marcano added this to lindsey_marcano's ideas
March 8, 2014
Suitcases. For night stands
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March 5, 2014
Suitcases
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February 27, 2014
Want old suit cases
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February 19, 2014
love stacked cases as storage tables
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February 19, 2014
This house looks cozy.
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February 15, 2014
Suitcase
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February 2, 2014
Base table d'appoint salon
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January 5, 2014
Great idea for a side table
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January 3, 2014
Vintage Design Style
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January 2, 2014
love the luggage as table/storage ideas
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December 28, 2013
Luna
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December 25, 2013
luggage table and purple couch
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December 10, 2013
style
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December 6, 2013
Something to do with moms camera!
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November 19, 2013
Suitcases
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November 16, 2013
Where to skimp. If you need to cut costs, do it with accessories: Look for mirrors, pillows and lamps at places like Ikea, Target, T.J.Maxx and Marshall's. The dirty little secret of decorating is that if you mix in a few cheap things among the more expensive items, no one will notice.
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November 8, 2013
trunks stacked
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October 23, 2013
Suitcases as end table
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October 16, 2013
suitcases used as end tables - think Mama's "alligator" cases
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October 9, 2013
Cute display/storage/coffee table, vintage suitcases, with camera on top
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October 4, 2013
Chair and Suitcase side table
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October 2, 2013
Decorating
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October 1, 2013
Just like look
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October 1, 2013
purple chair
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September 30, 2013
vintage chic
Where to skimp
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September 30, 2013
saturated colours
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September 29, 2013
Where to skimp. If you need to cut costs, do it with accessories: Look for mirrors, pillows and lamps at places like Ikea, Target, T.J.Maxx and Marshall's. The dirty little secret of decorating is that if you mix in a few cheap things among the more expensive items, no one will notice.
Cristina Isa added this to cristina_isa's ideas
September 29, 2013
the furniture
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September 29, 2013
R
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September 29, 2013
white painted suitcases
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September 29, 2013
luggage and camera
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September 29, 2013
Mood
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September 29, 2013
photo!! :-(
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September 29, 2013
suitcase end table
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September 29, 2013
Style
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September 29, 2013
Armchair
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September 29, 2013
Ty Ty!
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September 26, 2013
Vintage décor
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September 26, 2013
Already did it w/ my grandmother's suitcases.
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September 25, 2013
Cheap with more expensive
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September 25, 2013
suitcase end table
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September 23, 2013
stack suitcases to form a side table
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September 23, 2013
Suitcase table
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September 21, 2013
Suitcase table
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September 17, 2013
Stacked suitcases as table
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September 17, 2013
Love the idea of using hard suitcases or something else to form a unique side table.
kai2012 added this to Living Room
September 15, 2013
Suitcase coffee table?
Zofia Gallick added this to Monica's apartment
September 15, 2013
I like this idea for a nightstand. Check out old suitcases at flea markets
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September 12, 2013
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September 12, 2013
new idea
janaharwell added this to janaharwell's Ideas
September 12, 2013
Love the retro look...great idea for night stand!
ladybird111 added this to ladybird111's ideas
September 11, 2013
love this idea every time i see it!!! love the different colors/shapes/textures in the room too!!! (cute puppy)
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September 7, 2013
Headboard
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August 27, 2013
Like the purple chair
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August 27, 2013
upholstered fifty's chair
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August 19, 2013
suitcase end table
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August 3, 2013
vintage suitcases as side table
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August 1, 2013
Vintage suitcases!!
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July 31, 2013
ROCKING CHAIR!!!!!!!!!
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July 26, 2013
clever
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July 26, 2013
First apartment
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July 22, 2013
suitcase
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July 14, 2013
Suitcase table
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July 7, 2013
Suitcases doubling as tables.
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July 7, 2013
Vintage suitcases--decorative storage
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June 29, 2013
stack old suitcases....again like that yellow touch.
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June 27, 2013
luggage
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June 26, 2013
cool
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June 25, 2013
Wall colour
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June 23, 2013
Suitcases as table
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June 20, 2013
Spray paint suitcases
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June 16, 2013
old suitcases
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June 13, 2013
Chair and Lamp/Camera.
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June 10, 2013
yellow chair
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June 7, 2013
White vintage suitcases!!!
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June 3, 2013
old suitcases of mom/s?
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June 2, 2013
art storage
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June 2, 2013
Suitcases for end table
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May 30, 2013
suitcases spray painted and screwed together to prevent toppling
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May 27, 2013
Suitcases
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May 26, 2013
Old suitcases used as tables
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May 22, 2013
Stacked vintage suitcases as side table
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May 21, 2013
Suitcases for side table!
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May 19, 2013
Apt ideas
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May 14, 2013
Use fabric paint to freshen up or coordinate suitcases as a side table
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May 8, 2013
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table. Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
chevy_350z added this to chevy_350z's ideas
April 26, 2013
Really cute idea for studio decor.
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April 23, 2013
vintage.
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April 17, 2013
Tessa
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April 14, 2013
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table. Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
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April 13, 2013
Ideas
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April 8, 2013
spray paint
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April 8, 2013
Camera
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April 4, 2013
mai dream
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April 4, 2013
Suitcases
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April 3, 2013
multi-use
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April 3, 2013
interesting wqay to display cameras
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April 2, 2013
luggage
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April 1, 2013
Suitcases
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April 1, 2013
paint old suitcases
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April 1, 2013
suitcases consider stacking them for a side table. Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty.
despreke added this to despreke's Ideas
April 1, 2013
as a night stand
rar1978 added this to rar1978's ideas
April 1, 2013
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table. Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
grandmalulu added this to grandmalulu's ideas
April 1, 2013
suitcases! guest room!
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April 1, 2013
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table. Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
lmmom added this to lmmom's Ideas
March 31, 2013
Moms old luggage ???
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March 31, 2013
purple couch
kerrteresa added this to kerrteresa's ideas
March 31, 2013
great space saving idea as cases can be used for storage as well as side table duty
GG added this to furniture
March 31, 2013
stack old suitcases for sidetables
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March 31, 2013
side table
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March 31, 2013
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table
Leslie Dawson Int Design The Cupcake Garden added this to Reclaimed or repurposed materials
March 31, 2013
Old suitcases
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March 31, 2013
stacking old vintage suitcases & retro light
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March 31, 2013
End tables
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March 31, 2013
Spray paint old luggage Bolt together
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March 31, 2013
spray paint dirty brown suitcase?
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March 31, 2013
K-Suitecase table
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March 31, 2013
paint old suitcases, attach them together with bolts
laurelr1812 added this to bedrooms
March 31, 2013
make it functional, end of the bed or end table storage. As long as the inside isn't too gross
jbbrady added this to jbbrady's Favorites
March 31, 2013
Suitcase end tble
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March 31, 2013
Vintage suitcase for sidetables
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March 31, 2013
spray paint old suitcase
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March 31, 2013
suitcases are my favorites
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March 31, 2013
They just don't make suitcases like they used to. They may be lighter and easier now, but they aren't as great looking. If you have a few old clunkers lying around, consider stacking them for a side table. Hint: Spray paint them first if they are ugly, mismatched or dirty. You can screw them together to prevent toppling with a few small bolts and wing nuts.
Anita Ashley added this to anita_ashley's Ideas
March 31, 2013
Painted suitcases look fresh
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March 31, 2013
coffee table from old suitcases
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March 31, 2013
use the suitcase we have in the great room
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March 30, 2013
Suitcases tacked
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purple couch
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my life
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Maletas
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March 29, 2013
neat side table idea
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March 29, 2013
i love this look
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March 27, 2013
Vintage suitcase
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March 25, 2013
vintage suitcases
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March 23, 2013
vintage camera
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March 10, 2013
Trunks as side table
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March 8, 2013
Spray paint steamer trunk from Oma
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March 5, 2013
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February 27, 2013
table
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royal
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February 11, 2013
Luggage table
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Vintage suitcase
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January 8, 2013
it different
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January 6, 2013
spare chair as side table!?
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January 6, 2013
Colors
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December 30, 2012
fioletowy fotel telewizyjny!!! piękny
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December 29, 2012
...notice the corgi...yeah, dream house.
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December 22, 2012
White painted luggage
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December 7, 2012
Great idea!!
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November 20, 2012
purple couch and suitcases
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November 20, 2012
vintage suitcase tables store winter clothes
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October 17, 2012
Suitcases
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October 16, 2012
Love
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October 12, 2012
masculine vintage
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October 10, 2012
suitcases as an endtable, bright colors.
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September 26, 2012
Everything about this photo. (Camera, luggage, lamp, pooch)
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September 20, 2012
I like the purple chair. And the yellow one. Or maybe the combination of them.
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September 19, 2012
colours
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September 17, 2012
Glass trunk with camera
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September 12, 2012
bank!
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September 6, 2012
Love the suitcases as a side table
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September 2, 2012
Suitcases
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August 30, 2012
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