Give a plain white staircase a whole new personality by creating a faux runner. Paint the outer edges, add stripes and stamp Xs and Os on the risers for a new, whimsical look.

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painted stairs. Love this one.

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Painted stair runner.

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Pinner said..."Ordered 3 runners from Wayfair at $35 a piece. I love the look and it only took 3 or 4 days total (including painting the treads Annie Sloan Graphite and the risers white)! Took Eric and I to do the nailing part. Even with measuring each step it takes two people to make sure the rug is in place. DIY stair runner ----- basement staircase. paint white. use a runner...."

I really like this color

Step by step instructions on how to paint stairs - amazing transformation! #diy #tutorial

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