Vintage Style World Traveler Case

Vintage Style World Traveler Case

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 4th 2016

Update an old suitcase into modern storage with an antiqued vibe with Americana® Decou-Page™ .


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • assorted scrapbook paper
    • suitcase



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the suitcase with two coats of Snow White.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Place the suitcase over the striped scrapbook paper and trace the shape with a pencil. Use scissors to cut it out. (Cut it slightly inside the traced lines,) Use a 3/4" flat brush and Antique Decou-Page to adhere the striped paper to the front and back sides of the suitcase.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. From the travel-themed scrapbook paper, cut small squares and rectangles. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Decou-Page to begin randomly adhering them in place on all sides of the suitcase.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Dip the cap from the Burnt Umber bottle into the paint and blot on a paper towel.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Randomly place "rings" throughout the case with the bottle cap.
    10. Instruction #5