Staircases. I know what you’re thinking, not much to talk about. Wrong! There are so many ways to change up that small space in your home. These 5 staircase ideas will transform your home. 

Staircase Ideas to Transform Your Home

Are you thinking of making a change to your staircase? Taking out the carpet for hardwood? Painting existing wood stairs? I have saved 5 ways you can completely transform your staircase.

Staircase Ideas for Risers

There are some fun things you can do to the risers of your stairs. Of all the staircase ideas in this post, these are my favorite!

  • Wall Paper
  • Fabric
  • Paint
  • Beadboard
  • Tile

Fabric Staircase Risers from Plaster and Disaster.

Numbered Staircase by Designer Trapped

Wall Art for Staircases

Don’t forget about the walls around your staircase. 

Farmhouse Gallery Wall by Liz Marie Blog

This Black Painted Wall makes the staircase pop! on Remodelaholic

Staircase Railing Makeover

Railings can make the biggest impact on a staircase. You can paint what you currently have or you can change your staircase spindles for a complete style change. 

Gel Stained Railings by Practically Spoiled

Painted Staircases


Painted Stairs on Remodelista

Green Painted Treads on Our Storied Home

Staircase Runners

Adding a runner is a quick update you can make. This one only took 40 minutes!

40 Minute Staircase Makeover by What Rose Knows     

Seagrass Runner on Sand and Sisal

  Add color with a staircase runner like this one on Centsational Girl


In most cases, the staircase is one of the first features of your home that people see.  What does yours say about you?   Now that I have your wheels turning, take a look at your staircase and see if there is a way to infuse some of your personality into any of its features?  

For your convenience, I’ve included some of my favorite items you can purchase today to update your staircase:

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Stair Runners: 

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