Would you try painting the risers of your stairs? It's an easy way to add a pop of color!

Update an ugly set of basement stairs by painting each riser a different color and adding board and batten. http://unskinnyboppy.com/2013/03/painted-basement-steps-with-board-and-batten/

wall display for stairs

painted stairs

Raised Ranch Railing to Built-in Bookcase!

every other stair decoration..

Wallpaper on stair risers.

Painted Stairs

Painted Stairs

Stamped Stairs Add an element of surprise to a staircase with a painted pattern.

Bookshelf instead of railing

Painted stairs

Built in cubby storage for toys and media components, bonus room

Painting Stair Steps and Staircases - How to Paint Any Interior Surface - Interior & Exterior House Painting. DIY Advice

painted tops and bead board facing

stairway photo gallery

Stair Shoe Storage. ingenious!

What a great way to space pictures going up a stairway! Thanks "What Emily Does.com"

Ombré Paint Job: Choose consecutive colors on the same paint strip.