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763 iron stair railing Ideabooks
Flights of Fancy: Painted Stair Runners
"Stair runners are great at keeping steps quiet and comfortable underfoot, but sometimes... Painted stair runners are a great alternative. They create the illusion of a runner... Painted stair runners aren’t right for every home. (I wouldn’t put one in a two-story... slipery stairs, more comfy under the foot and noise reduction for cracking stairs.... pretty stairs, be sure to have safe railings on the sides. Only the rainbow staircase..."
Stairs That Really Go Someplace
"- the stairs are purely functional features. They get you up, they get you down,... Functional stairs are great. But some designers and architects have more staircase vision... some stairs are showpieces in themselves. Houzz is full of those types of staircases... of stairs! Only the black, floating ones with no rail made me nervous. These are shallow... painting stairs: painting every other stair and allowing them to dry before painting..."
Oh Say, Can You Believe These $200 Star-Spangled Stairs?
Once sporting a mucky 1970s look, this staircase can now proudly be hailed for its beach cottage charm
"what the stairs stand up to! I thought star fish when I saw that runner, more 'beach'... This stair case would look fab leading in to this cottage kitchen... http://www... on my stairs - which are surrounded by paneling as well. When the time comes, I hope... sets of 7 stairs in my split level house and they are carpeted; which I hate, however... my ugly stairs leading to the downstairs. I will paint it beige a d few times, then..."
My Houzz: Humor Lightens Up Midcentury Style in Dallas
A clutter-free decorating philosophy gets a youthful update with bright colors, quirky art and Pac-Man
Color: How to Go for the Bold!
A Great Banister Can Make a Staircase Stunning
"wrought iron being a favorite of mine. This is due to the fact that it can be shaped... with the stairs in a fascinating way. It can take some time to come up with the perfect... wrought iron banister I am frantic to change my staircase; I've decorated my home in... stain the railings dark (to match my dark hardwood floors) and paint the spindles white... about this stair rail with it's parallel-lined front portion and metallic diagonal lines..."
Inspiration: The Floating Staircase
"to the stairs. Light as air and visually minimal, floating stairs present an opportunity... Stairs are one of those architectural elements that are easily overlooked. Their... where the stairs appear to be an afterthought, with little design or style. The idea... I have rail-less stairs. I'm also wondering about the glass stairs...I like the "open"look... cantilevered stairs. Great effects! Fabulous collection of stairs! Mind you as heights give..."
Houzz Tour: Mission District Row House
"maintained by railings made from woven wire loop fencing typically found in front of Victorian... on the railing - what inspired that? I usually give my clients a housewarming gift... douglas fir rails. In series, the balusters resemble both a finely turned piece of woodwork... wire loop railing, which is repeated around the new third story roof area outside the... picture rails, and dado rails, as the people before had done a massacre to the house..."
Renovation Detail: The Chippendale Balustrade
Geometric and with an eye toward preserving the view, Chippendale balustrades enhance the architectural facades of many home styles
"replace the iron railings on our front porch, I discovered the Chippendale balustrade and... white iron rail design. So much easier to maintain! The term Chinese Chippendale... these railings but not all. A diamond lattice is actually ancient Roman in origin... keep the rail system from being too busy and to let the natural beauty of the seaside... porch rail is Chippendale, the jazzy geometric design still manages to enhance the..."
No Fall Guys, Please: Ideas for Lighting Your Outdoor Steps
Safety and beauty go hand in hand when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix
"planning for stairs and steps to your walkways and outdoor rooms, think about the lighting... into the railings and banisters — that might make your landscape even more special.... safety of railings. If these were interior spaces code would mandate railings. Some... Steps and stairs might be as old as human kind when they started to settle in permanent... people use stairs. Fortunately there are things like chair-lifts to help the elderly...."
How to Work With a Childproofer
"inadequate stair railings to exposed electrical outlets and prescription medicine within... to the stair-railing IS an accident waiting to happen-there's a chalk-board for Mommy... top of stairs, make sure cords for blinds are child safe (or tie them up out of the... of the stairs, and latches on the drawers and cabinet drawers we wanted to keep them... and down stairs safely at a very young age and were both physically advanced as babies..."
Design 2011: Black Casework, Doors and Cabinetry
"shutters, stair treads, railings, bookcases, doors and cabinetry. So, how do you get... floating stairs, but wouldn't be able to use them. Where are stairs like this even... "floating" stairs are a piece of art, but I don't think I'm brave enough to use them.... require railings? We have double 8' entry doors with 3/4 leaded glass in our new home... floating stairs are scary! Are they real? Black accents in a room create a sophisticated..."
Micro-Design: Neat Little Niches
10 Design Tips Learned From the Worst Advice Ever
"given and, ironically, a lot of great advice got unearthed. The most important takeaway... spindle stair rails with wrought iron because everyone's doing it... Never! I've lost... bedrooms, stairs, and upstairs hallway rather than "boring beige." I've been decorating... under the stairs. Their idea had me seeing the toilet when I sat in the living room...."
10 Favorite Features of Spanish Revival Style
"wrought iron gates and window grilles and carved entry doors. What do the Spanish... on the stair risers.. they would be amazing on our entry way stairs. What wonderful... those tile stairs. Amazing, simply amazing!! It's not the cup of my tea. But I really... on the stair case tiles. I mostly enjoy that each step is a different color. I'm... wrought iron lanai's/balcony across the upper floor bedrooms. Thx for some super ideas..."