Maybe you'd like to have the drawers reconfigured to accommodate your collection of shoes, what a great idea, and we can do that for you!
Having your wardrobe antique trunk converted into a useful piece of furniture is as practical as it is exciting and it's really up to you just how simple, or radical, you want the change to be.
Most people need extra storage space for clothing and nothing works better than being able to stand up a beautifully restored antique wardrobe trunk and load it with your favorite clothing and accessories.
The best part is that it doesn't take up a lot of space and can be easily positioned in just about any room.
Imagine after each wearing, you put your clothes back into a drawer and then have the clothes sit in that same space during your entire trip. your wardrobe trunk gets stored in the deep holds of steamer ship for a week.
After about 50 years (or so..) of doing this, your trunk is going to act like a sponge for odors, dirt, mold and more.
This 'standing up' design lends itself to a number of creative changes, or .
One of the most popular redesigns for a wardrobe trunk is to convert it into a bar. We've converted dozens of these antique trunks into bars and, while they are time consuming to restore this way, the end result can be incredible.
Bad stuff it is, and it can render your antique trunk unusable; because of the incredibly horrible odor that accompanies it.
Wardrobe trunks in particular, have been cursed with mold and there is an obvious reason why.
Want an interior design that is rich with leather and mirrors? What are the primary colors of the room in which your newly converted trunk will be in your home?
Want it to have lots of extra storage cabinets and drawers?
Luckily my husband is super supportive of this little hobby of mine and I feel blessed to be able to share it with others. I can still admire it as now my sister is the proud new owner (I hope).