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Suitcase with summer memories
Bring some summer vibes into your home with this sunny DIY project. Fill the suitcase with a few of your favorite items that remind you of summer. You can use souvenirs of past vacations, a straw hat, seashells and postcards. Would you like to know how to make this eye-catching creation? Just follow the steps below.

Posted by Vaessen Creative from Nuth, Limburg, The Netherlands • Published See Vaessen Creative's 12 projects »
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You Will Need

Paper mache set of 3 suitcases
Straw hat outer dimension 18 cm.
Glas tubes x3 doorzichtig Ø3x20cm
Potje glas bloem 190ml
Burlap cord natural 2mm x 100m
Vaessen Creative satijnlint dubbel 9mm 10m lichtblauw
Macrame cotton line cord 10m 4mm
Creative elements handmade paper symphony flowers x8 blue
FolkArt • Home Decor Chalk turkish tile 236ml
American Crafts DCWV 30,5x30,5cm x36 world maps
Core Essentials cardstock 30,5x30,5cm 235g roasted pepper
Joy!Crafts • borduurring bamboe 20cm
Kaisercraft captured moments 3x4" 3x16 ass. take off
  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 1
    Step 1

    Paint the suitcase inside and out.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stick a ribbon around the straw hat and glue a flower where the ribbon crosses.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 3
    Step 3

    Draw a circle on the scrapbook paper using the circumference of the embroidery ring. Cut the circle out a bit larger, so that the paper can easily be stretched over the ring.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 4
    Step 4

    Spray a little water on the paper to make it more flexible and fix it into the embroidery ring.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 5
    Step 5

    Punch out a nice text or quote and stick it onto the paper in the embroidery ring. Please note: don’t stick on the letters until the paper is dry.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out various text cards and ink the edges with Distress Ink from Ranger.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stick the cards inside the lid of the suitcase.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 8
    Step 8

    Wind jute string around the glass tube and fill it with shells.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fashion a coil of rope for decoration.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 10
    Step 10

    Glue a clothespin to the back of the lid, so that the suitcase stays open.

  • How to make a techniques. Suitcase With Summer Memories - Step 11
    Step 11

    Use some of your own knick-knacks, postcards and souvenirs to make the suitcase more personal.

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