Jen of IHeart Organizing used a Home Depot stair tread cap and riser kit to transform the look of her staircase. (New wainscoting and paint, helped, too, of course.) See the staircase makeover reveal (Entry Step Basement Stairs)
HOME DECOR – IDEAS – DIY tutorial on how to change golden oak builder-grade cabinets to a rich espresso finish with "General Finishes Java Gel Stain" (absolutely NO substitutions for this brand!) No brushing! Wipe gel stain on with men's white sock.