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How to Make the Staircase in Your Home Pop!

 staircase wall art

staircase wall art

Do you own a two-story home in Orlando? If so, you may not have given much thought to decorating your staircase. But this is one area of your home that can really make a statement with a little creativity and imagination. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Art Wall – Many people choose to put family portraits along the wall next to their staircase. And that’s certainly a great way to make use of the space. But another option, especially if you don’t have any kids, is to line the wall with your favorite pieces of art.

 rainbow staircase

rainbow staircase

Rainbow Stairs – Do you love color? Paint each step of your staircase a different color of the rainbow. Just be prepared in case someone wonders if you’re stashing a pot of gold at the top! You could always have a dish of chocolate coins on hand. 

Wallpaper Stairs – Leftover wallpaper doesn’t have to go waste, especially if it has a cool design or pattern. Cut strips of wallpaper and cover the front of each step in your staircase to create an interesting look.

Saturate the Space – If you’re madly in love with the wall color next to your stairs, you can totally binge on it by painting the entire stairwell, from top to bottom, in the same shade.

 chalkboard staircase

chalkboard staircase

 stencil staircase

stencil staircase

Chalkboard Stairs – Children will love this idea. Paint the front of each step with black chalkboard paint and let your kids do the design work! By the Numbers – Teach your kids to count and attach brass house numbers to the front of each stair. The numbers can also be painted to match your décor. Pattern it Up – Are you handy with stencils? Find some unique patterns and make the staircase pop with bold colors. Go a step further and coordinate the colors with other objects in the room.

Color Pairs – Add a modern playfulness to a typical staircase by painting 90 percent of the steps in a dark shade of blue, for instance, and then add a slim stripe next to it in a complementing color, such as yellow. If you’re Florida State fans, you could even go garnet and gold!

Stair runners are also good options to add visual interest to your staircase.

Have you done anything unique with your staircase? We’d love to hear from you. Post it in the comments below.