For a dramatic stairway, upholster the walls in a graphic fabric.

18 Unique Designer Staircases

The wainscoting and casework of this wooden staircase was stripped and finished with clear tung oil.

18 Unique Designer Staircases

A set of Japanese "tansu" stairs add extra storage space.

Inside a Tiny House That Actually Has Room for Guests

The winding 16th-century staircase leads to the second floor guest room.

This 500-Year-Old English Farmhouse Is the Ultimate in Cozy Elegance

The Scandinavian staircase was totally rebuilt in a style adapted from other cottages in the area, with cutout railings — the typical country interpretation of more elaborate carved and turned balusters.

This Home Will Convince You to Decorate Swedish-Style

Cover the stairs with a dramatic faux fur runner.

Inside a Home That's Not Afraid of the Dark

The staircase becomes a graphic installation with patterned tiles.

This California Home Proves the Power of Pattern

The original staircase got a colorful update with Benjamin Moore's Brookside Moss and Safety Black.

A Fifth-Generation Family Estate Simply Bursting With Color

Tony Duquette's Ghost Snail lamp adds a glow beneath the oak-and-bronze staircase.

A Manhattan Loft Transformed into a Wonderland

Custom brass and black railings in the stairwell make traditional newel posts glamorous.

Serenity Pairs With Artistry in This Boston Townhouse

If you're lucky enough to have open floorspace under the stairs, reclaim it by creating a cozy nook.

7 Small-Space Spots You're Forgetting to Decorate

Pair a slightly neon shade of blue with weathered wood, you can practically smell the invigorating sea air.

An Ode to the Color Blue

Use one good piece to anchor a room.

8 Style Rules From the "First Couple" of Decor

"It is a showcase of cool, contemporary design that completely defies the norms of a domestic interior environment," says Max Slaught, a rental agent at Domus Nova.

Color Lovers: Would You Live In This Quirky Rainbow House?

Stairway - Vintage license plates add pops of color to the staircase that leads to the loft area.

This Texas Barn Is Everything We Ever Wanted in a House

Vintage Chest Next to Stairway #californiahomes

Inside a Stylish, But Still Kid-Friendly, LA Home

Colorful DIY Staircase Ideas

Saved by
House Beautiful Magazine

Write on the walls. Design: Kim Dempster and Erin Martin. Photo: Alec Hemer. #stairwell #beach_house #vintage #text #typography

A California Beach House

Use a vintage pull-down map to hide the television. Designed by Erin Martin and Kim Dempster. #decorating_tips #tv #living_room_ideas

A California Beach House

Upstairs Hallway

An Airy, Caribbean-Inspired House

The walls are covered in Carleton V's Plantation and trimmed in Benjamin Moore's Mayonnaise. Sisal runner, Stark

A Colorful and Whimsical Palm Beach House

Entry Hall

When Couples Clash on Decor

rainbow-colored spiral staircase is one of the home’s focal points.

Color Lovers: Would You Live In This Quirky Rainbow House?

Entry Hall

A Dreamy White House

Traditionalist Foyer

How To Decorate With Black-and-White