Salvaged and Painted Stairs

Inspiration for updating the look of your stairs—use salvaged items or get creative with paint.

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Piano Stair, Valparaíso, Chile.
piccsy.com

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Paint worn treads with old crate signage. How-to here: funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com

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As above. After ripping up old carpet – stairs get an uplift. How-to here: funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com

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Yardsticks as riser. funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com

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Suitcase staircase.
Ad by The Bounce Agency, Greenville, SC.
www.thebounceagency.com – recently out of business.

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Pallet Staircase, Amsterdam.
By Most Architecture.
Via: www.designboom.com

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Salvaged Wood Staircase in the shape of add-on boxes supporting itself from recovered antique floor wood and construction wood by Jan Korbes. www.complett.nl

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Painted Staircase. Via: design-milk.com

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Stenciled Staircase. Stair treads were alternately stained a dark brown and a warm black. 24 different border patterns were used. See: designamour.com

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Stenciled Staircase based on Moroccan designs. See bottom of page for link to stencils. designamour.com

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Stenciled Stairs
rutlanddesigner.com

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Stenciled Staircase – Henna patterns reworked into stencil designs for risers. Each one different. designamour.com

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Stenciled Staircase
See bottom of page for link to stencils. See: designamour.com

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Stenciled stairway by Serena and Lily. www.serenaandlily.com

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Wallpapered Staircase, check out the before and after images here: fermliving.blogspot.com. Linoleum would work well too!

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Applied Mural Staircase
www.casartcoverings.com

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Painted Staircase
theestateofthings.com

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Painted Staircase
www.melanieturnerinteriors.com

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Kid’s Republic Bookstore in Beijing.
Check out more amazing photos here: Sako Architects

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Painted Staircase – just paint – see below.

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By Felice Varini, a Swiss artist who was nominated for the 2000/2001 Marcel Duchamp Prize, known for his geometric perspective-localized paintings using projector-stencil techniques. www.varini.org

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Painted Banisters
design-crisis.com

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Four subtle paint colors. www.countryliving.com

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Colorful stair runner, www.billkingston.co.uk

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Beach Towel Staircase
Via: hirshfields.wordpress.com

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Painted Staircase, love the image on wall.
Via: www.rubyrhino.co.uk

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Op-Art on a staircase.
designersblock.blogspot.com

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Tiled Stairs
rutlanddesigner.com

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Mosiac Stairway in San Francisco
Photo by Paul Franson: pfranson365.blogspot.com

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Painted Stairs for the Greenville Literacy Association. www.toxel.com

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Painted Staircase at Edgartown Bookstore
Photo by Carolyn www.flickr.com

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Michelle Allen’s hand painted stairs lead to her home studio above the garage. allendesigns.typepad.com

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Painted Staircase.
How to – art-moms.com

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Stairway to Knowledge.

CopyrightCopyright sungazing www.flickr.com

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Old wooden stairs.
Wharton Esherton’s home. Photo by Leslie Williamson from the book Handcrafted Modern. Via: wallssurroundyou.com

Stencils For Painted Stairs

See: modellodesigns.com, an ornamental library of 1000’s of decorative patterns, each one can be quickly custom-sized and cut-to-order to satisfy any project’s requirements. Plus: www.royaldesignstudio.com, Australia: www.stencilgallery.com.au

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Author: keiren

Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building.

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Bespoke Staircases

Wow!! Absolutely amazing concepts showcased on bespoke staircases, feel like implementing all of them and I wish had so many staircases to carry these designs on them, lovely!!!!