Posted by Home Carpet One in Fuzz Buzz Flooring on 2/20/2017

Your stairway is probably one of the most under decorated, yet most used areas in your home, so why settle for anything less than beautiful? Between those bare landings, risers, flooring, wall space, and railings, your stairway is practically begging to be decorated. Follow these simple steps to take your stairs from bland to beautiful.

1. Get a runner.

Stair Runners
Photo Credit: BeautifulDesignMadeSimple.com

If decorating risers isn’t your thing, get a runner for your stairs. Depending on the type and pattern of carpet you choose, a runner could create a much more traditional look for your home. It softens not only your climb up the stairs, but also the look and feel of your stairway.

Learn more about custom stair runners »

2. Make your stairs functional.

Staircase functionality
Photo Credit from left: TheKitchn.com, Shelterness.com, and HomeTalk.com

Photo Credit from left: TheKitchn.com, Shelterness.com, and HomeTalk.com

If you have the space, make your stairway functional and beautiful by incorporating these brilliant storage tricks. Simple drawers create a very clean, traditional, and organized look, while a pantry and coat closet create a unique and inviting design.

3. Perfect your landing.

Stairway Landing
Photo Credit: HouseofTurquoise.com

If you’re lucky enough to have a landing as a part of your stairway, make it more interesting with some easy stairway décor. For larger landings, a window seat or book case can help make your stairs cozier. For smaller landings, decorate the wall with a photo, frame, or mirror collage.

 

Tags: Stairways, Stair Runners, Stair Risers, Stair Landings

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