Dressing up your stairs!

Dressing up your stairs!

If you are thinking of renovating to open up your floor plan but you’re tired of that uninspired staircase, this article will give you a few tips for dressing up your stairs so if you want to harmonize your renovations with the staircase the following pictures offer you 29 inspirational ideas on how to do it!

Stay modern, be original!

Being original does not mean following trends so why not try something new that you haven’t seen before? An example is the white on white staircase below in which an open section of wall has been enhanced by windows. The mix of styles gives a vintage look that is modern and “beachy”

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Beautiful chocolate tinted, wooden stairs blend well with the neutral on white color scheme throughout the rest of the space.

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A glass wall

Lighten up with a wall of glass to replace a solid wall that helps to open up the space and add visual appeal!

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The space seems so much larger when enhanced by a wall of glass to replace either a solid wall or instead of a guardrail

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Wood and glass for a stunning combination

The contrast of these two materials is enhanced when keeping it simple by maintaining clean lines. The extremes of strength from the wood and visual fragility of the glass come together to create an interesting blend that add a unique signature to the room.

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Modern and rustic at the same time !

Take advantage of this trend without going to extremes and create a delightfully refreshing look that does not tend to country cottage or antique mansion by keeping the lines simple and clean

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An original style created by geometric black metal in the guardrail.

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Storage beneath the stairs is an excellent way to optimize space but why stop there…you can create a cupboard, a bookshelf, an office space or even a tiny powder room if space permits.

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Or go for a more country classic style

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My favorite!

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Industrial and modern come together

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A truly original wall

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Simple & modern staircase

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Traditional wood fits right in with this decor

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Written by Jennifer Larocque View all posts by this author →

Contributor to Drummond House Plans’ blogs and other social media forums since 2012, and more recently, in charge of the production of new home color illustrations, I am also a full time University 2nd year student in ‘’Environmental Design’’. As you have probably noticed from my work, I have always had a fondness for residential architecture, especially interior / exterior design and layout. My current favorite style is a blend of rustic and contemporary which blends the coolness of industrial design with the warmth of natural materials, as you can see throughout my articles!

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