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Crisp Architects

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Staircase.

-Photographer: Rob Karosis
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robynhamilton1955 wrote:
Are these floorss just F & B paint? No sealer or verathane? - Amazing use of Black and White
     Comment   August 10, 2014
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Originally stained but then painted over to achieve the dark look.
August 12, 2014 at 8:31AM     
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robynhamilton1955
They look amazing. I would love my tired old oak floors to look like this but am I brave enough?
September 11, 2014 at 8:29AM   
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lsrojansky wrote:
How did you get this floor? - I love the look of this floor. Can you tell me how you achieved it? Thanks!
     Comment   November 12, 2012
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Farrow & Ball makes amazing floor paint that will last and won't scuff!! Swear by it!

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September 13, 2013 at 7:48AM     
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what are the colors of the walls?
October 20, 2013 at 5:33AM   
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Julia Pockett added this to Unravel the Mystery of Black
Rodika Chi, an expert in the principles of feng shui, has a lot to say on using black in interior design. "Black is full of the feng shui energy of mystery and sophistication; it holds the energy of power and protection," she declares. She suggests using black in moderation in an entrance hall, kitchen, dining room or child's room.This stairwell uses quite a bit of black, but the white walls and yellow flowers bring this design to life, and the warm chest of drawers prevents the space from being austere.
Sheila Schmitz added this to Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
Start in small spaces. A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.

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Valenti Flooring, Inc. added this to Black Floors
on Tuesday
black stairs, white spindles and kickplates. Nice contrast. Striking look.
Kensington Construction added this to Stairs
last Saturday
Black floors, black threads, black railing, black lighting
Christy VanZandt-Huck added this to webuser_3901055's Ideas
September 10, 2014
Black floor
g_lavo added this to stairs
September 10, 2014
solid piece painted?
reem63 added this to reem63's ideas
September 10, 2014
The shandilier
channycherish added this to channycherish's ideas
September 4, 2014
the shape of the stair case.
jengal9 added this to Hallway ideas
September 2, 2014
Black stairs and rail
mbeyko added this to mbeyko's ideas
September 1, 2014
Like the black floor
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September 1, 2014
stairs to basement
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August 31, 2014
Stair case case
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August 26, 2014
Highlighting black
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August 25, 2014
black floor and steps!!!!!
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August 25, 2014
beautiful stairs
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August 24, 2014
Wow
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August 23, 2014
floor
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August 21, 2014
Black & white
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August 21, 2014
black stained flooring
mary715 added this to mary715's Ideas
August 20, 2014
Nice
suzatchka added this to suzatchka's ideas
August 19, 2014
loft stair and balcony railings? black n white.
kitkayat added this to kitkayat's ideas
August 19, 2014
black stairs
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August 19, 2014
black floor
saulhouse added this to PA Front Hall
August 19, 2014
Start in small spaces. A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
calij added this to calij's Ideas
August 18, 2014
Floors
ula1smart added this to Stairs
August 18, 2014
Design of under-stairs wall
phillyjk added this to Foyer - STAIRS-Railings
August 18, 2014
Black paint on treads
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August 18, 2014
Black floor and stairs
jsheffey added this to for patricia's place
August 16, 2014
Beautiful and practical.
Lori Slavich added this to lori_slavich's Ideas
August 16, 2014
Black floors
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August 15, 2014
black and white combo
Jennifer Burns added this to Dream House
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Black staircase
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Staircase
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August 14, 2014
Cool stairs
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Black floors/stair treads
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black floors
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August 13, 2014
black & white combo-love
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August 13, 2014
Black white stairs
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August 13, 2014
classic idea
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August 13, 2014
Black Floor
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August 13, 2014
Black treads against white woodwork
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August 13, 2014
Black lacquer floors
skurka added this to Floor Ideas
August 13, 2014
Start in small spaces. A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer: it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
bastien73 added this to Floors
August 13, 2014
Black
dpost2 added this to dpost2's Ideas
August 13, 2014
Black stair treads and railing
Paul Ferrara added this to paul_ferrara's ideas
August 13, 2014
Idea for foyer. Use trim on staircase and sidewall.
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August 13, 2014
black painted wood floor
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August 13, 2014
black lacquer staircase highlights against sharp white
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August 12, 2014
DARK FLOORS
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August 12, 2014
Stair case colour
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August 12, 2014
black stairway
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August 12, 2014
black steps & rails
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August 12, 2014
black & white stairs
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August 12, 2014
Stairs
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August 12, 2014
black railing
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August 12, 2014
Just Love every bit
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August 12, 2014
Black and white starecase
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August 12, 2014
Combination of black and brown
tpb13 added this to tpb13's Ideas
August 12, 2014
LOVE the black stairs with the white kick plate. black rail with white balusters
Tammy Goode added this to tammy_goode's Ideas
August 12, 2014
the whole thing
newmouse added this to entry way
August 12, 2014
Black lacquer stairs
rendean added this to Foya
August 12, 2014
The black floors complement the white walls well.
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August 12, 2014
Black for steps
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August 12, 2014
Black stairs?
Heather Carr added this to Living Room
August 12, 2014
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August 12, 2014
A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
claremcc added this to Claremccs MM ideas
August 12, 2014
black steps contract with white
pattrika added this to pattrika's Ideas
August 12, 2014
Great idea - maybe with black interior doors?
rwaligunda added this to rwaligunda's ideas
August 12, 2014
Floors
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August 12, 2014
Floors & Stairs
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August 12, 2014
Black stairs
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August 12, 2014
Semi gloss black floor
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August 12, 2014
Wow! I really live this!
Tonya Linthacum added this to stairs
August 12, 2014
pretty--not boring just straight down stairs
niccinorton added this to General Decorating
August 12, 2014
Black lacquer floor - looks great but too much upkeep - prefer off black with satin finish.
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August 11, 2014
The black on the stairs
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August 11, 2014
black & white staircase
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August 11, 2014
It is subtle and beautiful
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August 11, 2014
layout
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August 11, 2014
the stairs
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August 11, 2014
Just gorgeous
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Staircase
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Floors
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August 11, 2014
The black floor and it's simplicity.
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August 11, 2014
dark stairs with white
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Black and white
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August 11, 2014
black flooors
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August 11, 2014
Start in small spaces. A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
n1elle1 added this to n1elle1's ideas
August 11, 2014
black lighting with stairs and railing
kro64 added this to kro64's ideas
August 11, 2014
black highlighted by white. notice the sheen of the black perhaps helps it not look so stark.
ebhomes added this to Evans Built Homes
August 11, 2014
Last year we did a custom home rebuild for a customer in Henryville after the tornado took their home. The customer really loved black and white. We painted all her stair treads, newel posts and grip rails black and the balusters and risers white to give her house some contrast. This is very similar to the staircase we did, with a balcony on the other side overlooking the great room. This is a very classy look as opposed to the traditional staining of treads and rails. At the time, I did not think about black interior doors as a suggestion, that would have really set things off even more.
rosepearl_1012 added this to rosepearl_1012's ideas
August 11, 2014
love black and white
pchange added this to Stairway Ideas
August 11, 2014
Like simple black & white color scheme, wainscoting detail on first floor. Would prefer a more Craftsman spindle and newell post.
lisahesse123 added this to lisahesse123's ideas
August 11, 2014
Start in small spaces. A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
mikiwhite1221 added this to mikiwhite1221's ideas
August 11, 2014
stairs
cmjtekn added this to Ideas for new house
August 11, 2014
beautiful staircase
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August 11, 2014
Our stairway
lamommarch added this to lamommarch's Ideas
August 11, 2014
stairs wouldlook great could bmatch bath
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Black floor black steps c white
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Black and white stairs
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Black
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Elegant
Kristina Heredia added this to Kitchen
August 11, 2014
Start in small spaces. A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
recurtis added this to Bedroom Ideas
August 11, 2014
the steps
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August 11, 2014
see? Black floor!
cheranddan added this to cheranddan's Ideas
August 11, 2014
black stairs
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August 11, 2014
Black & White File
Holly Baumann Ambuehl added this to Basement
August 11, 2014
Black stairs, white walls.
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August 11, 2014
the staircase
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August 11, 2014
black stairs
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le noir et blanc
skessler2 added this to Stairs and Railings
August 11, 2014
Dramatic - must do!
lucilletoo added this to Home
August 11, 2014
Black lacquer stairs.
samhand added this to floors
August 11, 2014
foyer?
stayce24 added this to Entry Ways
August 11, 2014
striking contrast
amanda2144 added this to Living Room Ideas
August 11, 2014
Black Steps
Hope Forward added this to hope_forward's ideas
August 11, 2014
paint existing light black?
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August 11, 2014
Black lacquer stairs
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August 11, 2014
black and white stairs
ashlee150 added this to Lighting
August 11, 2014
Light for foyer
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August 11, 2014
stairs
amyan3 added this to amyan3's Ideas
August 11, 2014
Dark floors and stairs
akquinlan added this to akquinlan's ideas
August 11, 2014
Powder room floor and fixture ideas - paint wood floor black - not high gloss, but like this floor. Also like the black chandelier -- but dust will show up quickly! very thin arms, like this fixture, make it good choice.
mbluhm added this to Basement Ideas
August 11, 2014
Love black treads
jmclerran added this to jmclerran's Ideas
August 11, 2014
black stairs, white walls
salisa yuen added this to Little Dramatic
August 11, 2014
LOVE the Black!
kristinaabernathy added this to kristinaabernathy’s ideas
August 11, 2014
love the black floors and stairs
nems added this to nems's ideas
August 11, 2014
black steps
pjvlinden added this to Living Room Ideas
August 11, 2014
dark stained wood rather than black?
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August 11, 2014
black and white
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August 11, 2014
Black Floor
Anna Clark added this to Divine Decor
August 11, 2014
black staircase!
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Love the black and white contrast.
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stairs
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August 11, 2014
Steps going downstairs
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August 11, 2014
shoud we paint the stairs like this and rail black
tansers added this to tansers's Ideas
August 11, 2014
Stairs
janegaulke added this to janegaulke - kitchen
August 11, 2014
love the black floor.
bceil added this to bceil's ideas
August 11, 2014
love this....only railing black...and steps for small foyer
crozie added this to crozie's ideas
August 11, 2014
black railing is amazing
Anne Knutson added this to anne_knutson's ideas
August 11, 2014
black floors
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trappa
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Black Hardwood Floors
dianethebuilder added this to dianethebuilder's Ideas
August 11, 2014
Lighter wood for floor and bannister but I like it maybe simpler spindles too
dawnlazell added this to dawnlazell's ideas
August 11, 2014
Love this stair case and black floors
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Staircase spiral, black&white contrast
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floor
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Narrow slabs
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its antique but it's nice
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Black floors
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Black Floors
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Black
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August 11, 2014
Black floors in small areas look so elegant. Lacquer it up Baby.
Peter Jurgens added this to peter_jurgens's ideas
August 10, 2014
Ebony treads and railings with white risers and ballisters Reproduction colonial chandelier is also a nice contrast against the white walls
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August 10, 2014
carol and saroni house stairs and chandalier
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Black
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Stairs in lacquer
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B 3 aytiful
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August 10, 2014
black floor and black stair treads
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black and white stair case
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Black floors
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colour
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Contrast
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August 10, 2014
stairs, no carpets. looks great against the white.
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floor
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Black floors
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farrow and ball black paint lacquered
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Black lacquer stairs__ A staircase is a great way to play around with black lacquer; it looks beautiful in narrow slabs, especially highlighted against sharp white.
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August 10, 2014
Black floor in sm space
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August 10, 2014
black lacquer stairs
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August 10, 2014
"black lacquer" makes this staircase look like a curved piano
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August 10, 2014
Love the black and white contrast.
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August 10, 2014
Color
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Love the floor and step color
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color
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stair and black floor
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the stairs and bannister
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stairs
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Great entry and steps
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Colors
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August 10, 2014
Speaking of which, if you're into black and white, this one is a pulse-quickener. I love it, but black floors and stair steps are not for sissies.
hhannon added this to hhannon's ideas
August 10, 2014
?basement? with light runner?
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August 10, 2014
The black and white - stark contrast - beautiful simplicity.
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August 10, 2014
Black floor
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stair colours
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August 10, 2014
Luv black and cream stairwell
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August 10, 2014
The stairs leading up to the black floor
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August 10, 2014
I really like this look with the black stairs and banister on white risers and with white wainscoting.
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floor
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black lacquer stairs with white
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Color of treads and winder section.
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black & white
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August 10, 2014
I love the coloring and if we decide to do a curl around staircase somewhere.
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Great Chandelier
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dramatic stairwell
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