the magical trunk


we’ve had this old samsonite suitcase floating around the garage since we moved in.  i actually think it came with the place.  inspired by this idea and zelda’s love of dressing up (here, here, and here, just this past week!) and playing pretend, like in mama’s shoes yesterday, i put that old suitcase to use and made zelda her own dress-up box.

i am very happy with how the finished product came out.  after zach was home and zelda in bed, he helped me fill the suitcase with odds and ends and found that it had a wonderful handle.  i can already see zelda pulling this thing all over the house.  i also added a few other embellishments on the front and sides.  i think she’ll love finding this on xmas morning and it will provide her hours of imaginative play.