I'm fascinated by old structures juxtaposed with modern elements. This is an 1860s brownstone.
A Bright Bazaar Project: Brighten up your banister with this colorful DIY project! ∙ CLICK TO CUSTOMIZE AND ORDER ∙
Even amidst white trim, I'd probably do something like this lovely example of a popular color that is fresh and will wear scuffs with more character than blare-acter! From Freshome
Wallpapered Stairs: Paste wallpaper to the riser of each stair – switching up patterns makes it extra eye-catching
How to Paint Stairs - For Carriage house stairs. Don't want the stripes but good instructions on the process and products.