Painting the stair risers and skirtboard black allows the large-scale birch-patterned wallpaper on the stair risers to stand out, as seen on HGTV's Cousins on Call.

Stairs - This is my style! Wood on wood. Love it

Stenciled stair risers featured in St. Louis Homes & Lifestyles Magazine! http://www.stlouishomesmag.com/article/stair-flair

Floral Stair case. Such a beautiful & easy way to add colour and brightness in a home. Floral wall paper. Rustic. Vintage.

Got country style down to a fine art...Primitive painted wall mural of rolling country hills and trees accompanies a winding timber staircase painted in antique red...

Painted Runner on stairs

Stair lights

Such a neat idea!!!

Wallpapered Staircase

stair books

Gallery - Loft Conversion, Absolute Lofts

Tree wallpapered stair risers

Amazing mid century staircase - great alternative to a railing

This is the best idea for updating stairs on a budget. Totally doing this once our outdoor projects are done.

Never discount the hidden potential in your house! Paint & trim goes a long way

Decorating Stairs | Decorating Stair Risers Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor

4 Walls Modern Murals Birch Trees Mural in Neutral

Karen Harrington stenciled these stair risers with an array of Royal Design Studio stencils. AMAZING-and this was her first stencil project!!! Are you inspired, or what??

This old staircase was in desperate need of an overhaul. To get the job done, the old rubber mats were pulled up and the surface of the entire staircase was smoothed out, primed and then painted. Then, to give the staircase a bold pop of personality, wallpaper that resembles tile was adhered to the risers.

Lake Girl Paints: Painted stair risers...these are so adorable!!

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