Bland staircase? A coat of paint offers cool contrast or an unexpected pop of color that’ll turn your drab stairs into a home highlight. Take a page from
Why not go even more dramatic and turn your artistic capabilities to the stairs themselves?
Although this runner looks grey upon first sight, further inspection shows it’s actually a beige and grey mix…
Another great use of a stair runner? If your home is old-school with tons of wood, it can help eliminate that rustic feel. In
For a family, darker and more durable is always the way to go—in this
Sometimes, your home has so much already going on, you don’t want your stairs to make too big of a statement. In this
A staircase that looks like artwork isn’t something you see every day. Thrown down and loosely affixed to a gleaming white staircase, the muted tones of this runner transform the entry into a masterpiece. It’s almost too beautiful to step on.
We didn’t expect to see plaid on stairs. The home is comprised mainly of neutrals, making this interesting pattern a welcome surprise. It may even make doing laundry in the basement a bit more fun.
A navy herringbone patterned stair runner feels boho against an all-white background. The indigo tone works well with richly hued wooden steps and a navy and white rug—an inviting entry, to say the least. It’s so appealing, in fact, that a simple hat rack and matching basket are the only accessories needed.
If the words modern and Victorian seem contradictory, take a look at this foyer. Fun and casual meet dressed up in a black and white interior with matching steps. Those stairs seem to blend right in.
For a completely custom look, use rugs in a favorite pattern. This global textile is so modern and chic on painted white stairs. It keeps little feet warm and provides a non-slip surface, all while looking super stylish. Added bonus? This look can easily be switched out when inspiration strikes.
This post was originally published on December 2, 2016. It has been updated with new information.
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