Luggage

I picked up this luggage over the summer.

Image

This wasn’t a good look, but I knew I could improve that.  First I added a coat of white chalk paint.  Then I taped off a couple of lines.

Image

I painted it blue and waxed it up, and this is the final result:

Image

I love how they turned out.  People comment on them plenty, but sadly they haven’t found a new home just yet.

Image

Someday maybe.

This fall I placed an absentee bid on another piece of luggage at an auction house.  I won the bid, but sadly the luggage was in worse shape than I had thought.  I just didn’t know if I should take the time to paint it or junk it.  Then I saw a great idea in blogland and tried it for myself…

Image

And this piece of luggage sold the first day at Charm.  Turns out this ugly duckling turned out to be a winner.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s