5 Ways to Dress Wood Stairs Dramatic. If you’re looking to make a statement, a wide striped runner will do the trick. This eye-catching pattern enhances the dramatic contrast between the black and white tones present in this entry.

5 Ways to Dress Wood Stairs

[Marvelous use of pattern. In combination with the patterns of the floor and runner, the black railings and chair frame give it a graphic quality that's striking and very attractive.] Love this black and white striped stair runner

Navy Mint Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas

Love the carpet runner up the stairs Classic Coastal Colonial Foyer - traditional - staircase - newark - Michael Robert Construction

Possibly a better idea for attic room access is a staircase with built-in bookshelves.  The only problem with the spiral idea is I would never be able to get larger furniture up to the room.  A wider, more practical staircase may have to be the direction to take...kind of like this picture.

Stonebreaker Builders & Remodelers - traditional - staircase - chicago - Stonebreaker Builders & Remodelers I like floors, front door design and interior door. Also like squared off pillars on stairs!

Beautiful architectural details

Creating a New Old House - Garden Interior Design - House Beautiful What a cute idea! Love a door in a garden!

Stylish staircases - Coastal Living House tour image

This staircase gets big personality with built-in shelves and interesting art objects. Maximize unused space -- like the wall of a staircase -- by adding built-ins.

Jill Goldberg Design Entry way

Gorgeous foyer with damask wallpaper paired with wainscoting, grey emperor bench, David Hicks La Fiorentina Pillow, jute diamond stair runner and Greek columns.