I found an old trunk while on a
recent junking trip in New Hampshire.
It was oversized, had nice hardware,
and was a complete wreck.
That was the exciting part, because it gave me
permission to have at it!
My dad was visiting us and was totally intrigued with my project.
and fixed the hinge which was broken,
while I scraped off loose wallpaper.
I applied Bin sealer primer to the entire trunk,
inside and out after a quick sanding and rub down.
of Rustoleum Antique White.
I didn't spray the inside because I had plans to cover it.
My hands were covered with this gluey substance.
I decided to do a crisscross pattern overlay
on top of the stripe.
Then I applied modpodge all over that.
I ran out of Mod Podge,
and since I was in the boondocks,
It seemed just like Mod Podge
and it ended up working out fine.
I lined the sides with the striped fabric and Elmers.
A pink drapery trim for some detail was applied
with hot glue along the patchwork joint.