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Stairs In White California Beach House

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bethdr wrote:
Did you use a semi gloss and did you put a coat of glossy polyurethane on it?
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kbanewhouse wrote:
Are the railings and newel posts painted black or is it a black stain?
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Black Paint, black stain would never give you that much depth of color IMHO.
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In Home Designs, LLC wrote:
Love these stairs! Can you tell me where you found your newel posts or were they custom made? Many thanks!
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab added this to Designer Confessions: Torn Between Wood Floors
Whether you opt for painted risers and stained treads or go with all painted, the black handrail takes the stairs from sweet to a little bit edgy. The black newel posts make a strong statement as well.

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zoyapreys added this to Plymouth
last Saturday
Again black neutral floors
lisabascomb added this to lisabascomb's Ideas
April 6, 2014
Painting the stairway
monicageistwhite added this to flip ideas
April 1, 2014
white oak and black handrail
hzzmy added this to hzzmy's ideas I - hardwood floor colors
March 24, 2014
the white oak with black ...
Amy Farmer added this to amy_farmer's ideas
March 9, 2014
white, black and white oak
lhalaska added this to Kitchen
March 8, 2014
floor
em&a added this to Millwork
March 8, 2014
Black railings, newel post
eabrademan added this to Living Room Ideas
February 26, 2014
white oak floors + white walls + black accents
jeffdlee added this to stair style
February 15, 2014
better stair with skirt
karencuni added this to floor
January 30, 2014
white oak with black/dark/white banister
aimeemng added this to Stairs
January 17, 2014
Post, railing, newels
suejurgo added this to suejurgo's ideas
December 21, 2013
Stairs
shellibrewington added this to shellibrewington's ideas
December 17, 2013
stairwell colors
beth104 added this to beth's ideas
November 22, 2013
floors, black and white, beach house
egrimes7549 added this to egrimes7549's ideas
November 19, 2013
nice contrast
bclay1 added this to bclay1's Ideas
November 10, 2013
Staircase
renaibodley added this to bannister
October 22, 2013
Black with white and oak floors!!!
meclifton added this to Floors
October 21, 2013
black and white with white oak
mcdcolleen added this to Hardwood Floor
October 19, 2013
Black newel posts
Sarah Cain Design added this to kitchens
October 14, 2013
unstained white oak floors, black banisters, white walls ..simple and elegant
supergus added this to Foyer
October 13, 2013
black rails and newel posts
rgjohnson added this to rgjohnson's Ideas
October 13, 2013
Black railing
mollymarston added this to decor
October 12, 2013
Love it!
Benjamin Raber added this to benjamin_raber's ideas
October 11, 2013
black and white rail
remodgirl2013 added this to remodgirl2013's ideas
October 6, 2013
Black rails, wood treads to match floor color
MJ Thompson added this to Stairs
October 3, 2013
Whether you opt for painted risers and stained treads or go with all painted, the black handrail takes the stairs from sweet to a little bit edgy. The black newel posts make a strong statement as well.
MJ Thompson added this to Flooring
October 3, 2013
Whether you opt for painted risers and stained treads or go with all painted, the black handrail takes the stairs from sweet to a little bit edgy. The black newel posts make a strong statement as well.
j000k added this to j000k's ideas
October 1, 2013
StAirs
laurenzie added this to Living Room Ideas
September 30, 2013
white oak floor with black bannister
weissdj4 added this to weissdj4's ideas
September 24, 2013
black newel post and rails on stairs
phdwonder added this to Kiddos
September 20, 2013
colors
Kristina Thomson added this to Stairs
September 9, 2013
Whether you opt for painted risers and stained treads or go with all painted, the black handrail takes the stairs from sweet to a little bit edgy. The black newel posts make a strong statement as well.
70gmc2500 added this to 70gmc2500's ideas
August 20, 2013
Black rails
Marie Janecka added this to Stairs
August 20, 2013
Black railing
Christine Holloway added this to Dining Room Ideas
August 11, 2013
Floors and banisters.
penelopecandace added this to penelopecandace's ideas
August 7, 2013
Stairs, railings, spindles
Erin Boyd added this to interior colors
July 30, 2013
unstained floors with painted risers and black handrail
texark added this to texark's ideas
July 30, 2013
black stair rails and newels
reneelowder added this to hardwood baseboard details
July 29, 2013
unstained white oak, grey undertones?
bitahernandez added this to foyer
July 20, 2013
light floors and dark railing
beautyfullblog added this to beautyfullblog's ideas
July 14, 2013
Paint newel posts and banister. Black paint and polyurathane.
cgbailey added this to Stairs
July 14, 2013
stairs / style
jennleemd added this to jennleemd's Ideas
July 9, 2013
floors
nwright1230 added this to wood floors
July 7, 2013
dark rails w/ lighter floor
thithila added this to great home
July 5, 2013
White oak and black stair
lbiswas added this to Flooring
July 4, 2013
white oak floors with dark rails
momndev added this to momndev's ideas
June 28, 2013
Stairs and floor colors
bigbeartwotwo added this to floor
June 23, 2013
Floor
meshop added this to our house
June 17, 2013
contrast: could work in our foyer
beckarhee added this to Decorating ideas
June 15, 2013
Black bannister
rrmoderno added this to rrmoderno's ideas
June 6, 2013
Stair colors
foodgoddess11 added this to house ideas
June 5, 2013
black rail
dpastor1 added this to dpastor1's Ideas
June 4, 2013
wood color and stair railing. these are unstained white oak floors.
clyrus added this to clyrus's Favorites
June 2, 2013
black handrails
aeappen added this to Living Room Ideas
May 28, 2013
Black
soundseal added this to 419 WBRd
May 25, 2013
Nice straircase
dkozari added this to Stairs
May 23, 2013
Possible staircase look
rsgross123 added this to Floor
May 22, 2013
Floor
dpetrecca added this to Wainscoring
May 19, 2013
Black railing
nedaeslamian added this to nedaeslamian's Ideas
May 12, 2013
Bannister against wood floors
melintag added this to House
May 1, 2013
Railing
Annie Newell added this to annie's rooms
April 30, 2013
black rail and newel posts
sedriskill added this to Wood colors & color schemes
April 28, 2013
More of the black / white / wood color scheme
carolskertich added this to carolskertich's ideas
April 25, 2013
Love the black rails so elegant
canfamilyd added this to canfamilyd's ideas
April 23, 2013
Stairs/railing potential with white oak
jenwalsh416 added this to jenwalsh416's ideas
April 21, 2013
stairs rails
johnpickens added this to johnpickens's ideas
April 15, 2013
Stair case idea
marycardin added this to marycardin's ideas
April 12, 2013
Love the black posts and handrails with light floor
jessicafreeman added this to jessicafreeman's ideas
April 11, 2013
black and white railing
Shelley Raymond added this to Michelle's house
April 8, 2013
black white wood color theme
jeffandfiona added this to flooring
April 7, 2013
Black railing or too formal? flooring
Sheri Fish Clyde added this to sheri
April 5, 2013
Black railings
Allison Slingluff added this to western remodel
April 2, 2013
stairs
shahne added this to Living Room
March 30, 2013
black with white rungs
flykiwi added this to stonehaven entry
March 30, 2013
maybe go for more of this look?
cattfamily2012 added this to 15 lagato
March 25, 2013
I like the contrast of the white and black on the railings.
rgao added this to living
March 24, 2013
rail color
kiss1998 added this to kiss1998's ideas
March 20, 2013
if went for a lighter floor, how it could work on staircase
astride added this to Salon
March 18, 2013
Black railing
busyboys3 added this to busyboys3's ideas
March 13, 2013
love the black newel post with this simple white staircase
elizrussell added this to elizrussell's ideas
March 13, 2013
the black stair railings
mbeau added this to mbeau's ideas
March 11, 2013
Railing
sej6110 added this to sej6110's ideas
March 10, 2013
Black stair banister and newell
Dreammaker Home Design added this to Paint Ideas
March 7, 2013
White/black painted staircase
krhyner added this to Living and dining area
February 27, 2013
Hmmm paint banisters black
danaacree added this to danaacree's ideas
February 21, 2013
Railing
zarochka added this to zarochka's ideas
February 21, 2013
красивый контраст между белым полом и черыми перилами
andersenv added this to andersenv's ideas
February 19, 2013
Floor
dromanowsky added this to dromanowsky's Ideas
February 18, 2013
Different mixed use of woods. white oak floors but various wood accents.
amiteodosio added this to loft
February 16, 2013
Black rails
Barb Goldstein added this to kitchen
February 16, 2013
unstained floor - black and white
jforlini added this to jforlini's ideas
February 7, 2013
black rails
kerrinicholas added this to kerrinicholas's Favorites
January 27, 2013
Pew and stairs
dmg5 added this to floor
January 21, 2013
light floors black railing
805w36th added this to 805w36th's ideas
January 19, 2013
white rail w black top
maxsmommy added this to mb ideas
January 16, 2013
light oak flooring, black railing top /posts
stephen_kilduff added this to stephen_kilduff's ideas
January 14, 2013
handrail
jbryerton added this to stairs
January 13, 2013
dramatic with black rail
jber700 added this to Woodwork
January 9, 2013
white/black looks too urban and austere
mpalmer1 added this to mpalmer1's ideas
January 4, 2013
It is elegant!
ssabbott added this to ssabbott's ideas
January 3, 2013
black stair rails and newels
jennybondurant added this to jennybondurant's Ideas
December 31, 2012
Stair railing
pamstone added this to pamstone's ideas
December 30, 2012
black rail
jackie709 added this to Stairs
December 25, 2012
The comment says that the black accents take tje stairs from sweet to edgy. I agree. Ditto for the loft area.
pfrenger added this to pfrenger's ideas
December 16, 2012
like the contrast between dark and light
deborahschmitz added this to deborahschmitz's ideas
December 9, 2012
Like the color, but not the nuels so much.
neloman added this to railings and trim
December 7, 2012
natural oak floor and riser and drama of white annd black railings
eswee added this to eswee's ideas
November 21, 2012
black & white railings
dkassekert added this to Flooring
November 18, 2012
Painted staircase.
ziss added this to ziss's ideas
November 14, 2012
Stairs dark!
cartrijac added this to cartrijac's Ideas
October 21, 2012
Colors on stairs and rail
Anna Forselius added this to anna_forselius's ideas
October 17, 2012
black railing, white oak floors
theodora713 added this to theodora713's ideas
October 12, 2012
black railing look sharp
oanaursu added this to oanaursu's ideas
October 2, 2012
Floors
karencho1 added this to karencho1's ideas
September 30, 2012
staircase
jwkinsley added this to david and jd ideas
September 27, 2012
want to go ahead and paint the stair rails like this!!
mteriele added this to mteriele's ideas
September 25, 2012
bench, and bannister
cdavis46 added this to basement ideas
September 24, 2012
banister
harrnic added this to harrnic's ideas
September 23, 2012
Light wood floor dark trim
Christa Hart added this to Hastings Living Room
September 23, 2012
Like the dark railing.
juliebogen added this to Kitchen
September 23, 2012
how to use floors
corahugh added this to corahugh's ideas
September 17, 2012
stairs black newell posts
ellerphant added this to HOME
August 28, 2012
Stairs!!
julielitzmurphy added this to Stairs
August 25, 2012
White oak with black staircase / black accents
trace123 added this to trace123's ideas
August 24, 2012
railing
davidson1023 added this to davidson1023's ideas
July 29, 2012
black handrail
jenpeura added this to jenpeura's Ideas
July 28, 2012
Scones
slpyd993 added this to Living Room
July 25, 2012
White and dark railing
mledonne added this to mledonne's Favorites
July 20, 2012
stairrail
lelly489 added this to lelly489's ideas
July 19, 2012
What do we think of these black railings with the light floor?
woodyroma added this to woodyroma's Favorites
June 18, 2012
Black staircase w/ light floors
amafrost added this to amafrost's Favorites
June 15, 2012
Black handrail
cocoa1 added this to products
June 14, 2012
Love the black hand rail
adripatt added this to basement
June 5, 2012
Stairs
Blue Poppy Design added this to bluepoppydesigns's ideas
June 5, 2012
black and white stair with unstained white oak floors
prfreilich added this to prfreilich's Favorites
May 30, 2012
Railing and floor combo
fionakl added this to fionakl
May 17, 2012
staircase
Marina Draper added this to Stairs
May 16, 2012
stairs
dorigarfield added this to dorigarfield's ideas
May 13, 2012
light floors with white and black staircase
chetts added this to chetts's Favorites
May 8, 2012
Black stair railing. White/black contrast
sarahknoke added this to sarahknoke's ideas
May 8, 2012
Stairs
barbturner added this to barbturner's ideas
May 6, 2012
painted handrails and newels
kdelmonte added this to kdelmonte's ideas
May 5, 2012
white oak stained floors!!!
tawnydesigns added this to Exterior Living
May 2, 2012
Painted risers can make a bold statement
abbytolin added this to abbytolin's Favorites
April 30, 2012
banisters
rdoyle added this to rdoyle's Favorites
April 29, 2012
Like
fab40 added this to Entries
April 29, 2012
Again darker handrails
smal15 added this to smal15's Favorites
April 29, 2012
Black stair rail
triciacita added this to triciacita's Favorites
April 28, 2012
Blac balister
kittyluv added this to kittyluv's ideas
April 25, 2012
staircase
jasoots added this to jasoots's ideas
April 18, 2012
Newel posts
anski added this to anski's Favorites
April 17, 2012
Staircase
berlinmurray added this to berlinmurray's ideas
April 17, 2012
Black Railing
tinalcurtis added this to tinalcurtis's Favorites
April 14, 2012
Dramatic black
coleenrae added this to New house ideas
April 1, 2012
Stairs
ncv3 added this to floors
March 29, 2012
White oak floors, black accents
tantina added this to Living Room
March 28, 2012
Unstained White Oak and Black
smarieo added this to smarieo's ideas
March 28, 2012
stair railings
mkbuild added this to mkbuild's Favorites
March 27, 2012
Banister
sherry249 added this to Staircases
March 27, 2012
staricase
lroseclark added this to walls
March 19, 2012
Black trim.
gospottsgo added this to New house
March 15, 2012
Staircase
itwillcostyou added this to Floors
March 15, 2012
White oak unstained.... Black trim and white walls...minimal decor
grego9198 added this to Living Room
March 9, 2012
Painted stair rail
kjimen added this to General Home Ideas
March 7, 2012
Black rails
pearce43 added this to pearce43's Favorites
March 5, 2012
White oak with black bannister
themagnoliatree added this to themagnoliatree's ideas
February 29, 2012
black and white stair striped rug x
debcolligan added this to debcolligan's ideas
February 28, 2012
wall fixture- black rail and newell post
trishabet added this to trishabet's ideas
February 27, 2012
Black rail
suejotblad added this to suejotblad's ideas
February 26, 2012
black rail
alexrose added this to Stairway
February 26, 2012
Black railing with white rails
kaisam added this to staircase
February 26, 2012
black railing
schubeler added this to entry & hallway
February 16, 2012
stairs
dnise added this to Fireplaces
February 15, 2012
Colors
LVZ Design added this to Shore View
February 13, 2012
dark railing with light stairs-love it
kiseseva added this to kiseseva's ideas
February 10, 2012
szekrényke
susanhau added this to susanhau's ideas
February 9, 2012
handrail, floor
bbskates added this to Home Design Kids Fun
February 8, 2012
Entry bench
hhyndman added this to floors
February 7, 2012
love the white oak plank floor with the black accents/white woodwork and walls.
sylvias added this to sylvias's ideas
February 4, 2012
light oak floors with black stairs
cdlu added this to cdlu's ideas
February 3, 2012
Blac
kathystajic added this to kathystajic's Favorites
February 3, 2012
Black railing
kpopnob added this to kpopnob's ideas
February 1, 2012
black railings
stephaniegress added this to stephaniegress's Favorites
January 27, 2012
Paint or stained stair
cinnerarius added this to cinnerarius's Favorites
January 25, 2012
Stairs
acrosales added this to acrosales's ideas
January 24, 2012
black banister/railing
rtillman added this to rtillman's Favorites
January 24, 2012
Stairs
annicb_sf added this to annicb_sf's ideas
January 21, 2012
banister & newels in black
katecrall added this to katecrall's ideas
January 16, 2012
ENTRY/STAIRS
bklittle4 added this to millwork
January 15, 2012
stairs
linnyloo added this to linnyloo's ideas
January 14, 2012
the black painted railing
pelmel added this to hall
January 13, 2012
black chair rails
Kamil Walji added this to Foyer
January 2, 2012
black/white railings + wood treads with white stair gaps
vansator added this to vansator's Favorites
December 21, 2011
Black handrail
blh123 added this to Misc
December 13, 2011
Railing
eaniversario added this to eaniversario's Favorites
December 5, 2011
Floors and black highlight
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