i like this banister style too (darker stain though) and I think the board and batten would look good on our wall there too....
Modern and transitional stairs.
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Board and Batten planked wall...for down the basement stairway...
Dark banister with iron spindles
Vintage French Soul ~ Love the Spindles to the Newel posts. Beautiful
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Renovated staircase with java gel stain on treads and banister.
A little too much heavy metal. Lighter metal bannister would be better. I love the wood handrails on top of the metal, that match the top floor boards of the stairs. (I love the light fixture too!)
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