Not only are antique trunks an ideal piece to follow you around from home to home as you journey through life, they also make for amazing storage units to keep extra blankets and everyday home items. Antique trunks are often designed with charm and personality as they can bring warmth to a space as well. Our experts have selected the best antique chests and trunks that will add a sense of purpose as well as classic appeal to any room.
19 Recommendations and 183 Ideas
Accent Trunk with Storage
Perfect For: Adding a stylish storage solution in any room
What We Like: Doubles as an eye-catching coffee table or nightstand
The Accent Trunk with Storage offers a unique and versatile way to store items in your home. Manufactured from orange-colored wood and complemented by copper hardware, this trunk showcases international flair as an attention-grabbing piece in any space. The top lifts open to reveal ample storage for blankets, clothes, toys, and more. Doubling as an eye-catching coffee table or nightstand, this accent trunk brings both style and function to your abode.
Brighten up a neutral living area with this trunk, adding bold throw pillows and copper accents to tie the room together effortlessly.
Old Fashioned Antique Chest
As far as old trunks go, this old fashioned antique chest is a two-toned cherry and red style that would feature perfectly in any bedroom or living space. There are scalloped details along the bottom and vintage style hardware, including a latch, to close.
Decorative Leather Antique Trunk
For an antique chest trunk with personality, this leather steamer style trunk can truly become the centrepiece of any room. Distressed and featuring vintage “totty” text, there’s also brown leather straps as well as a slightly oversized metal latch.
Rustic Wooden Storage Trunk with Dome Lid
Perfect For: Cozy living spaces and farmhouse-inspired bedrooms
What We Like: Artfully weathered finish and ample storage space
This rustic wooden storage trunk showcases a dome lid, plank design, and features two metal ring handles. The artfully weathered finish and muted colors are accented by metal details on the lid and corners, adding a touch of charm to any room. The hinged lid opens fully and stays open, revealing ample storage space with a black interior, perfect for tucking away cozy blankets or out-of-season clothing. This trunk effortlessly blends function and style to elevate your home decor.
Pair this trunk with a soft, neutral-toned area rug and rustic accessories to enhance the cozy, farmhouse appeal in your living room or bedroom.
Vintage Wooden Treasure Box with Storage
Perfect For: Enhancing your retro-inspired room
What We Like: Multifunctional - can also be used as a coffee table
This stunning wooden treasure box combines vintage charm and practical use, making it a lovely addition to your space. Expert craftsmanship and a beautiful retro design make it an eye-catching centerpiece. Besides its decorative appeal, the chest offers ample storage for clothes, linens, books, or anything else you can think of. It features an easy-to-use latch on the front, and two side handles for effortless portability. The high-quality finish ensures that it will be a delightful part of your home for years to come.
Place this wooden treasure box in your living or bedroom area to add a touch of vintage flair. Pair it with a cozy rug and some warm-toned cushions for a truly inviting space.
3-Piece Distressed Wood Trunk Set
Perfect For: World travelers and antique enthusiasts
What We Like: Distinct finishes with matching antique brass hardware
This 3-piece trunk set is a stylish and functional storage solution, featuring distressed solid wood frames in three separate sizes (17'', 15'', and 14'' in width, respectively) each accented by antique brass hardware and leather-inspired trim. The leatherette accents and quality construction round out this fashionable set. Each piece opens for easy storage, while their handles and fasteners ensure secure transport and closure of the trunks when not in use.
Arrange the trunks in a stacked layout or spread them throughout your home to create unique accent pieces, and fill them with cherished memorabilia and travel keepsakes to add a personal touch.
Dark Brown Antique Chest Trunk
This antique trunk is manufactured out of a pine wood in deep brown with traditional metal closures that feature gold and copper-brushed details. This antique chest is easy to move with a handle at each side and the distressed finish gives an overall weathered look.
If you’re someone that thrives in a space that’s crisp white with darker accents thrown in, then this antique trunk in a luxurious brown shade will add that splash you’re looking for. And if it’s not the extra storage that appeals to you, vintage trunks also make inspired coffee and side tables.
Maple Wood Antique Chest
Straight out of the set of Downton Abbey, this antique trunk is a sturdy brown maple with brass-like bolt details and faux leather straps and clasps across the front. There are also handles for moving and a traditional metal latch.
Storage Luggage Trunks Set of 2
Perfect For: Enhancing and organizing antique-themed living spaces
What We Like: Classic vintage design with ample storage capacity
This storage luggage trunks set showcases vintage charm and versatile functionality. Made of MDF wood with burlap, faux leather, and brass hardware, the trunks display a textured beige burlap finish, hickory brown accent lining, and antique-style brass studs. Coming as a set of 2, these trunks can hold up to 50 lbs each, making them perfect for storing heirlooms or other valuables while adding character to your space. Suitable for indoor use only, and ships in 1 carton.
Place these trunks as accent pieces alongside an upholstered beige sofa and other heirloom decor to create a cohesive antique design style in your living room or sitting area.
Victorian Antique Trunk
For those that appreciate Victorian home decor, this antique chest is made of a rustic lightwashed wood complete with classic metal hinges. There are easy ring style handles on each side with ample room inside for all your home necessities.
If you need an antique chest that will fit into a smaller space, this one is available in both small and large sizes. Depending on your home decor sense of style, there’s also a few different designs and colors to choose from, including Gothic and a subtle brown with a contemporary arch.
Wooden Poplar Antique Chest
Available in both a rustic and deep brown wood color, this antique trunk is completely classic in look and feel. It features two faux leather straps across the top and side along with a metal latch that’s able to lock up everything for safe keeping.
Distressed Black Large Wooden Storage Trunk Coffee Table
Perfect For: Adding Victorian-era charm to your living room
What We Like: Ample storage space combined with stylish design
Evoke a Victorian-era ambiance in your home with this distressed black large wooden storage trunk coffee table. The handcrafted design features faux leather straps and antiqued nailhead trim, adding a touch of old-fashioned charm to the distressed stained wood surface. This steamer-style trunk offers ample storage for books, blankets, and more while also serving as a one-of-a-kind coffee table. Functional and beautiful, it's an exceptional centerpiece for any room.
Pair this storage trunk coffee table with rich, dark-toned furnishings and elegant accessories, such as an antique brass floor lamp or a vintage area rug, to create a cozy and enchanting living space.
Stylish Trunk Set with Storage
Perfect For: Adding stylish storage to any room
What We Like: Decorative design with ample storage
Organize your space in style with this trunk set, featuring one large and one smaller trunk for versatile storage options. The oak brown finished bands lined with gold-tone metal studs enhance the dark brown fabric upholstery, giving these trunks an antique charm. Constructed from MDF wood and metal, the fully assembled trunks come with antique brass metal handles and imitation locks for an added touch of elegance. Metal corner protectors provide durability, making this trunk set a chic and practical solution for your storage needs.
Place these trunks in your living room or bedroom as stylish storage options for blankets and throw pillows. Stack them together or use separately to create a cohesive, vintage-inspired look.
Vintage Storage Trunk Set
Perfect For: Vintage-inspired spaces and organized storage
What We Like: Stylish design and functional storage
This set of three vintage storage trunks features stunning "Orient Express Destiny Awaits," "Fly the World above the Crowd," and "Grant Star Line" typographies, adding a nostalgic touch to your home. Crafted from solid wood, faux leather, and iron materials, it boasts a classic brown finish that complements earth-toned interiors and vintage decors. Designed with secure top lids, faux leather trims, metal latches, and side handles, each trunk measures 17" L x 8" H, 15" L x 7" H, and 12" L x 5" H and weighs 7 lbs., with a maximum weight limit of 50 lbs.
Place these trunks in a living room or bedroom to create a stylish yet functional storage solution. Showcase your favorite vintage collectibles on top or stack the trunks for a unique display.
Coastal Farmhouse Striped Trunk Set
Perfect For: Enhancing coastal-themed living rooms or entryways
What We Like: Breezy color palette and stackable design
Add a touch of coastal farmhouse charm to your living space with this striped trunk set. Each piece is crafted from solid fir wood, featuring a distressed brown finish that gives it a rustic look. The trunks' fronts are adorned with off-white and light blue stripes, adding a breezy flair to your decor. Easily transport and open these storage trunks with their rope handles, and save space by stacking them within one another when not in use.
Pair these trunks with neutral-colored furniture and natural, woven-textured accents, like jute or rattan rugs and baskets, to emphasize the coastal farmhouse vibe.
Vintage Trunk with Easy Side Handles
For those looking for antique chests that are an ideal blending of contemporary and classic, this vintage trunk with the nailhead details along the edges and the distressed finish could be the ultimate complement to your space.
Antique Trunk Featuring Decorative Bolts
This dark walnut wooden trunk antique is boldly designed with a striking wavy silhouette across the body that pairs seamlessly with chunky nailhead riveting along the top and sides. It closes and moves easily with faux leather straps and latches.
This antique trunk exists for those that appreciate eye-catching designs with practical elements for those that need additional storage. This classic antique chest can easily be pulled into a space as a rugged coffee table or sit at the end of your bed to add a touch of masculinity.
Ornate Metal Detailed Antique Trunk
This antique trunk is a contemporary neutral brown stain with distressed large metal arched accents featured on the front and side panels. The top easily pops open into a large storage space for blankets, clothing and more.
Decorative Antique Chest
Decorative and feminine with a distressed and painted finish, this antique chest trunk is sure to add some whimsy to any space. This antique trunk features a contrasting domed lid that latches into place as well as a classic black interior.
Turquoise green reclaimed salvaged
This trunk coffee table makes inspires with its inimitable style and storage space. Made from reclaimed salvaged wood, painted in turquoise green, shall delight all rustic fans. The fact that it's a trunk creates considerable storage possibilities.
Get more storage into your home with these amazing antique trunks. Made from wood, the pieces are stained with a distressed light brown shade and accentuated with metallic touches, including two sturdy locks and hinges. They are ideal for the bedroom or outdoor shed.
Antique Wooden Trunk
Unique trunk with antique finish. It is made of wood and reinforced with metal supports. Great for stroing beddings and others needed items. Provides space saving in all kinds of interiors.
Enjoy the nice, warm look these three trunks give to your interior with their timeless design and the high quality wood construction, making sure they stay with your for years to come, complementing any traditional and modern decor.
Antique Steamer Trunk Turned Coffee Table :: Hometalk Great place to store extra blankets, pillows and sheets for company.
Antique Trunk #253
Limited edition reproduction. This trunk was designed after a trunk in the late 1870’s that supposedly took its name from a ship called “The Monitor” If you turned it upside down and looked at the hull, the rounded front and rear corners formed
Flat Top Low Profile "Foot Locker" Antique Steamer Trunk - #275
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Vintage Antique Upholstered Trunk (Set of 3)
This set includes three vintage antique upholstered trunks with wood frame and ivory finish. The set includes one large, medium and small decorative trunk. It is a very good choice for your home.
An antique steamer trunk makes interesting storage for all sorts of things, particularly bedding or special collectibles. The tough material, intended for traveling, makes a protective shell around your fine fabrics or other sorts of items that need protection.
Flat Top Antique Trunk - #282
A magnificent trunk that will keepyour precious treasures well-hidden and properly secured. Designed using a steam bending wood method, the trunk oozes with antique accents, crafted of sawn white oak and equipped with a supple ostrich leather top.
Wooden coffee table that also plays the role of a storage trunk. This element of living room decor offers a rectangular top and durable wooden construction with some metal elements. It looks very original in any design.
Antique Christmas Trunk with Christmas tree and lights, vintage trunk, Christmas decoration.
This big wooden trunk in an old world map pattern will easily fit everything you want to store in it - from accessories to letters and jewellery. It is handcrafted and extremely durable, making it a permanent addition to your household.
One my favorite things, a vintage metal tool box. I LOVE the color
Trunk Fully Restored All Wood 19th Century Antique Theatrical Trunk ...
This small trunk is a beautiful accent to your living room or entryway, especially with the old fashioned old world map pattern that contrasts perfectly with the dark wood finish. It will make for a wonderful keepsake box.
Trunks Antique: Trunk Antique Chest Wooden Boxes-Jackpot!
31 inch wide storage box featuring locker and classic black finish. Additionally, it has a pair of casters for better mobility and strong, as well as durable, construction, which ensures durability of the box.
The roomy trunk is a revolutionary way to store your entire collection variety. Made of solid materials is stable and durable. Beautiful finish, practical details, such as wheels or handle and lock perfect in practice.
Large pyramid wooden trunk. This unique storage trunk will serve as a great decoration with its old fashioned look or as a storage that will help to keep your room tidy. The trunk has been hand crafted and upholstered in faux leather.