For my basement steps I think

These would make an awesome staircase to an attic. I would love to see some Harry Potter books on there. This would also be cool with movie titles on it as well. I love this staircase--- more folks should do stuff like this.

Paint the hand rails!

Basement stairs Reclaimed barn timber used as newel post w galvanized pipe handrail painted black.

Not exactly my taste but definitely a cool spiral staircase!

unique stairs Stunning spiral staircase made from a fallen cedar tree.

wooden spiral staircase

Spiral stairs and double doors // Spiral staircases remind of of the opening of "The Doris Day Show"! I loved that show and spiral staircases!

wine cellar

Tuscan Wine Rack 16 Bottle Ladders Set of 2 by VetrinaDelVino perfect for basement wall

painted stairs

Nguyen- here's another idea for how we can finish the stairs once they're painted! How to Apply a Decal to Stairs -- Make over a stairway with new paint and a decal.

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