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Ideas for stairway/foyer
February 19, 2013 in Design Dilemma
My husband and I just painted our foyer/stairway with Sherwin Williams Samovar Silver with Snowbound trim/wainscoting. Compared to the very dark color we had before, we love how it has really lightened up our enclosed stairway. My problem now is the very dark stairs. They are oak harvested from our own land and built by my husband. I can NOT paint them! However, what will it look like to strip them down to natural oak and simply polyurethane them? Does it look better to keep the dark/light contrast as I also have the dark wrought iron handrail, or go light? Apologize for the poor pictures..used phone cam.