add wood wallpaper to the kick plates of the stairs. Those rolls are expensive but you would only need one. Not practical with white treads though, it will be stuffed up from black shoe soles in no time.
Horizontal wood planks in a light oak stain offer a natural contrast to the white cabinetry in this Swedish kitchen via folkhem. Photo by Petra Bindel. Winter-White Kitchens and Bathrooms by Diana Budds. Browse inspirational photos of modern homes.