I'm thinking about putting tile on my stairs. What about tiling the step and painting the riser? Would that wo - Stairs now carpeted--too much wear. Tile would be lower maintainance but overhang might present a problem for installing tile. Plus the stair are wood underneath and would need reinforcement for tile. A half-and-half situation might solve that problem. Thoughts? »
Ebonized floors provide a sharp contrast to the white walls and upholstery in this family room. The simple palette allows the striped fabric on the armchairs and lampshades to stand out beautifully. Here again, the lack of curtains or shades on the traditional six-over-six windows contributes to the room's smart look.