Those Pesky OSB Stairs
For years now I have seen many beautiful stair redos. People rip up the carpet and find pine stairs or mfd or oak. They cheer and say we can stain them! Or We can paint them! Then there are the other people like me who rip up the carpets and find OSB. As you know OSB should not be stairs. For one it gives you slivers and the other is it ugly. So I researched and pondered and gnashed my teeth until I figured out what we were going to do! I did not want carpet on them. We live on a giant sand…
DIY Decorating Ideas: Thrifty Thursday #5
These easy and inexpensive DIY decorating ideas will help you create the home you want and stay on budget. Style can be fabulous & affordable. Week #5
Painted Stairs and Adding Runners
You've all watched as my stairs transformed before your very eyes and we ripped that old carpet off and added new pine stair treads and new risers as well. I knew that I could make the stairs look pretty and had every intention of adding a runner, just like I did in my old house. I loved how that one turned out so much and wanted to repeat the pretty again.
Modello Marquetry Manual
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32 Creative DIY Paint Projects to Try This Weekend
Paint provides a quick and affordable way to update your home. Use it to add pattern and color to furniture, throw pillows, decorative accessories, walls, and more. Try one of these DIY paint project ideas to personalize your home in just one weekend.
How to mosaic stair risers using plexiglass
How to mosaic stairs risers, back splashes, or fireplace surrounds, using plexiglass as a substrate. These stair risers are removable! Mosaic adds color and individuality to your home or public space
Staircase Ideas: Creative Ways to Add Style
Go up and down your staircase in style with these imaginative & unique staircase ideas. It's one more opportunity to give your home your own creative flair.
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8 Ways to Decorate a Staircase
Stairs may not be the first thing most of us think about decorating, but simple details like a coat of paint, a little bit of pattern, or the perfect runner can make them the highlight of a home. Click below for 8 ways to treat your stairs, from rainbow treads to faux floating steps…This painted staircase from Living Etc. creates the illusion of floating steps by matching the risers with the white wall, while staining the treads dark.
Step It Up: 10 Creative Ways to Paint Your Stairs
If your home is more than one story and you are not able to leap ten feet in a single bound, you probably have a staircase. Maybe you resent your staircase because it is boring, or ugly. But instead of seeing your stairs as an eyesore, you could think of them as a giant blank canvas. Why not try out one of these ten creative ways to paint your stairs? Above: try painting each riser in a different brilliant color. One of those little sample cans would probably be enough for each step.