This rustic DIY bed frame offers tons of bedroom storage. Recycled wooden crates slide into place to hold extra pillows, blankets, bedding, out-of-season clothing, and more. -- 15 Inventive Beds You Can Make Yourself: Bob Vila.
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.