The staircase in your home is a permanent fixture. And though it may be small and narrow, there is no excuse for you to leave it barren and lifeless. Transform your staircase into a creative corner with some really nifty decorating ideas. Feeling short of inspiration? Then here are some ideas that can help you get started in your staircase transformation project.
Nautical Vibes Staircase
Get nautical with a bright country blue color which you can paint on the stairs. Do not paint the entire staircase blue. Rather, go for just the slabs where you rest your foot while the remaining areas can feature white or light colors. A pop of color can make your staircase look super stunning in no time.
Rainbow Burst Staircase
While you are at it, why not opt for a more colorful approach by choosing to paint the staircase in a burst of rainbow colors. Start at the bottom the staircase and follow the VIBGYOR pattern as you paint each step in the respective color to achieve a beautiful, never ending rainbow look inside your home.
Hand Painted Staircase
If you love painting, unleash your artistic side by making the entire staircase a large canvas to paint on. Paint whatever you want wherever you want on the staircase, transforming it into an extreme form of art that reflects your personality.
Floor- Ceiling Banister Staircase
If you are not so gung ho about painting the staircase, consider transforming the banister instead. Replace the standard banister and go for a vertical one that features individual rails of wood or steel extending all the way from the ceiling to the base of the staircase. This will lend an instant, dramatic look to the staircase.
Wall Art Staircase
Why leave the wall lining the staircase empty and barren? If you prefer to keep the staircase untouched, opt to increase the focal point of interest by decorating the wall that lines it instead. Hang photographs, interesting wall art and any other decorative items that would make the area more colorful and appealing to the eye.
Have kids in the house? Then this is a great way to unleash their creative side. Opt to cover the vertical portion of the stairs in chalkboard so that your kids can scribble whatever they want on it. In addition to changing the design and pattern nearly every day, this would keep your walls safe from your kids’ who will never run out of writing space on the stairs.
Optical Illusion Staircase
How about transforming your staircase into one giant optical illusion? You can do it with some clever lighting tricks and a creative paint job. One of the simpler and yet, optically confusing designs involves painting giant dots on the stairs, using the color wisely to make the dots blend in with the background, be it the stairs or the surrounding walls. You will be amazed with the result for sure.
Mini Mirrors Staircase
Fancy a celebrity style staircase? Then try pasting the vertical portion of the staircase with small sized mirrors. You can choose to use either precision cut mirror pieces or haphazard pieces for the project. Ensure that you paste the pieces carefully so that they don’t fall off or stick out of the edges. If you are not sure of doing it yourself, consider getting a handyman for the job.
Here is an innovative way you can repurpose the staircase and transform it into a bookshelf. Hollow out the vertical portion of the stairs and use this space to store your favorite books. The design will look all the more better if you fill the entire area with books.
The staircase in your home does not need to be barren and lifeless. You can unleash your creative side and transform these staircases into colorful wonders as well as double duty spaces with ease.