Friday Favs: Swoon-Worthy Stairs


I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned it, but I am a HUGE sucker for staircases.  You have no idea how thrilled I was to find a house with a pretty impressive set of stairs.


Via Jenna Sais Quois

A more traditional vibe than what I usually post, but this one is probably the most similar to the stairs in our house.  I think the two-toned look is fab and I’m seriously considering duplicating it.


Via The Design Nerd (Tumblr)

Exposed brick may be another love of mine.  The sleek modern stairs paired with the more industrial brick is also a contrast I’m particularly fond of.


Via My Ideal Home

While this is clearly not for households who have need of a handrail, I love how bright and airy this is (bonus points for a cozy reading corner)!  Also, can we take a moment to collectively swoon over those beefy wood treads?


Via Real Simple

Maybe your stairs aren’t already making an architectural statement, but this ombre paint treatment would make even the simplest of stairs pop.


Via Lonny

If you fear no pattern you could also opt to wallpaper your risers… or stencil, or tile.  I saw a similar treatment with white textured wallpaper that was pretty divine as well. Plus if you use a removal wallpaper you can easily swap it out as your tastes change.


Via The Glamorous Housewife

Maybe you have some outdoor stairs that you want to stand out.  How amazing are these aged aqua steps??? I wish I had a place for them in my life right now.


Via Bob Villa

If you have a small yard and want to maximize your greenery I think using glass steps over plantings is kind of ingenious.


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