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    See my staircase before and after and related posts: ripping out the carpet, patching up dings, painting the treads, and the finished result!

    How to Add “Old House” Character & Charm to Your Newer Home {Step 6} | Beneath My Heart. Love the colours.

    Separate wall colors. This is SUCH a good idea!

    Dark wood, gray walls and white trim. Love.

    Iron baluster staircase: before and after

    Great DIY tutorial for replacing carpet on stairs with wood. I think I could SO do this & make a huge improvement in our staircase.

    painted stairs

    Starecasing: With the StareCasing System three-step installation process, you just measure, cut and install. The patented tread and riser overlays fit over your existing staircase like a glove. No messy demolition. No guesswork. Just beautiful hardwood stairs. In a matter of hours, you can convert carpeted stairs to hardwood without the cost or hassle of total reconstruction.

    paint the railing dark and spindles white. Use Minwax rub on Poly for top coat. Distress spindles with leftover Rustoleum Decorative Glaze maybe?

    284500901433977517 Normal Wall To Paneled Wall Idea

    Designers say painting interiors doors black ~ add a richness warmth to your home despite color scheme. Here you can see the difference.

    A very handy guide that explains the various types of wainscoting - flat panel, board and batten, etc.

    These wall Home Lights are wonderful! Not too bright or in your face. Good Idea other than track lighting.

    DIY: Staircase Facelift - this tutorial explains how she stripped, sanded & stained her dated orangy oak wood staircase. She lists the products used & steps taken to get this awesome look!

    Photo Wall. Put photos on the wall down and at the end of the steps or at the top of stairs.

    Staircase Decor: Beautiful way to showcase family. Are you remodeling? Let us be a resource. www.boardwalknort...

    Painting banister, updating oak wood banister