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Ripped up the carpet then stained and painted the stairs. We love the result!

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April 13, 2013
joeg60 wrote:
What color are the walls?
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Beechwood Gray from Porter
    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 1:26PM
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February 3, 2012
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You can get the quote at
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Get it from eBay store
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November 6, 2011
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Emily Hurley
Love the mice too! With the pumpkins it makes me think of Cinderella. :)
    Bookmark   February 20, 2012 at 11:42AM
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October 11, 2011
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Warm Cappuccino is similar to the wall color and Valspar's Hearth is similar to the ceiling.
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September 28, 2011
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that won't stop me :)
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I believe the templates for the stencils are also available on her website, and from her October 2010 magazine issue as I recall. So you could make them yourself if you like.
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November 11, 2013
cheriperron wrote:
where can I get the mouse stencils ? - Where can I get the mouse stencil ?

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Sarah from Thrifty Decor Chick used removable silhouettes of mice and mouse holes from Martha Stewart on her newly finished stairwell. These are perfect for Halloween when paired with mini pumpkins and glowing votive candles.
On the stairs. Groups of mini pumpkins are unexpected accessories for this staircase.
Scratching, Rustling or Chewing in the Ceiling or Walls Cause: I hate to say it, but if you hear prolonged scratching, you probably have a rodent problem. Sometimes you can unmistakably hear rats chewing their way through walls.Who to call: A pest control specialist

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Dark rail
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wood steps with white wood walls up stairs
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Color of steps and risers. Wall panel.
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Rail on wall
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The mice
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the decoration in general
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Railing mounted on wall above wainscot but still room for pictures
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The whole thing.
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Cute idea. Love the word art
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great mouse in the stairs
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Love all the mice on the staircase
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Blanc et bois
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Halloween stairs
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photo wall and statement...i would just use "the best things in life..."
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Wall color
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Cute for going up the stairs
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Placement of mice
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mouse silhouettes and pumpkins, votives
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gourds on each step
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Similar staircase
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removable mice stickers from martha Stewart
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Halloween ideas - mouse decor for stairs
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Painted stairs
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YUCK - who would want this???
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photos and mice
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LOVE the mice!!!!
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handrail on stairs
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i love this
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Martha Stewart mouse silhouettes on stairs
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indeed the best things aren't 'things'
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use vinyl cut outs to change scene on risers
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staircase with mice and pumpkins
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cute idea
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the wall
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Pics and decorations
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wall photo gallery
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We need new family room stairs
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The mice
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"The best things in life aren't things"....great quote next to family photos
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Photo wall
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mýs dekoratión
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Saying & pictures in hallway
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Rat Stickers
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I like the end caps on the crown moulding.
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Love this! Bottom steps and step above on right
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rail on wainscotting
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Creative use of mice silhouetts
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Stair molding
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I also love the picture arrangement on the stairs.
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could do the pumpkins on the steps outside
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stair wall
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Funny Picture!
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cute for outside stairs the rats
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The rats
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I like this photo arrangement
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The repeating theme of votives and mini pumpkins along with playful mice make for a fun way to decorate for Halloween.
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every thing the mice are adorable
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Like this staircase. All of it!
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Halloween stairs
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mice painted on stairs
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white fronts with stained stairs that match the railings.
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nice Hallowen deco
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I love the wall...pic ideas
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how cute are these little mice!
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Mice cut
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Halloween ideas
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Step extension
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cute decorating ideas
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Dark wooden floor with white walls
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Photo gallery placement
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Hilarious little temporary "guests" for Halloween. Plus, Mom will probably scream when she walks in, so that's a bonus.
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Cool Halloween decorating ideas!
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wall moulding
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Pictures next to stairs.
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Picture Wall is Beautiful
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Simplemente genial
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wainscoating on stairs and pictures
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love the basement steps - wood with white trim; also LOVE the mice decals...
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Cute stairwell.
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Stairwell wall, decor is cute too
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the bottom stairs
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Halloween decor
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the photos on the wall
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Перила сбоку панелей, чтобы не пачкать стену. И прикольные наклейки: мышки-норки :)
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photos on stairwell
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Noises to fix
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Cute Halloween steps!
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Hallowed Eve idea
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My staircase
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Great Halloween decor
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such cute little mouse figures stuck to stairs
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mice decorations
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Halloween decor:)
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very cute Halloween idea (other than the fact that I hate mice!)
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