Historic Cottage Renovation - Staircase traditional-staircase
 

Historic Cottage Renovation - Staircase

TreHus worked from photographs of this home dating back to the early 1900's and with the Minneapolis Historic Preservation Commission to ensure that we honored the home's spirit and heritage throughout the project. After this staircase was restored, an artist was hired to antique the treads.
URL
http://www.trehus.biz

This photo has one question

rchesler wrote:
Flooring color and type - The floors are lovely, could you please tell me what manufacturer, color and wood type you used?
   Comment   July 5, 2012
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
TreHus Architects+Interior Designers+Builders
rchesler, since this was a historic renovation, not everything was new - in this room, most of the transformation was achieved through stripping and repainting. The home had been used as a rental property for some time before the renovation, so interior decorating choices were a little on the utilitarian side (see attached image). We just stripped and refinished the existing floors (maple, I believe). I believe they are a custom -blended stain since the challenge was to match the dark-stained maple to the dark-stained wide-plank pine that we installed in the kitchen area, which was an addition. I wish I had a more simple answer, but this was a complicated and very custom project.
July 6, 2012 at 7:42AM   
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rchesler
Your hard work was worth it - absolutely beautiful.
July 6, 2012 at 11:34PM   
Sign Up to comment

What Houzzers are commenting on:

gracie2369 added this to gracie2369's Ideas
September 9, 2014
Love this choice of painting the staircase to highlight the verticality!
Melanie Meades added this to melanie_meades's Ideas
September 7, 2014
Colour
kimmyj7 added this to Stairs
August 2, 2014
the trim under the treads, we have gaps in ours that need to be filled. This would be perfect!
robertapolk added this to stairs
July 22, 2014
New idea--color?
angelacooke added this to stairs
July 16, 2014
colors
janicedouglas added this to Interior Design
July 3, 2014
The way 3 different paint colors are used for emphasis and contrast to the wood.
angelacooke added this to angelacooke's ideas
July 3, 2014
stair paint
turneno added this to Early 1900 Ideas
June 22, 2014
paint on side of stairs is interesting
Debbie Thompson added this to leslie
June 1, 2014
painted stairs
Terri McLennan added this to terri_mclennan's Ideas
May 29, 2014
Painted out staircase
Jay added this to Ward Hill Complete Ideas 4.29.14
April 30, 2014
All
lbreda added this to lbreda's Ideas
April 10, 2014
2 greens
judenewman added this to judenewman's Ideas
April 6, 2014
Staircase
Vic added this to staircases
April 1, 2014
painted
Kaczmarek Landscaping added this to Steps
March 11, 2014
green risers
yolicr added this to frames
March 9, 2014
Base board
Stair Parts USA added this to rich_burkhart's ideas
March 6, 2014
art deco
lmj091076 added this to Entryway and Laundry Room
February 23, 2014
I like the paint scheme
sauvyb30 added this to sauvyb living room ideas
February 18, 2014
color
Kelly Loper added this to Stairs
February 15, 2014
love the spindles and railing.
koreen added this to laura weeks
February 14, 2014
Painting on Staircase
Carol Dishon added this to Staircase
February 12, 2014
painted staircase
pyland added this to Stairs
February 7, 2014
green stairs!!
Brad Barron added this to misc
February 1, 2014
painted stair molding
apothecary44 added this to apothecary44's ideas
January 18, 2014
The view of the trim board that goes up the staircases and how it ties into the baseboard
manddj added this to manddj's Ideas
January 16, 2014
Love sage with dark floors
Jennifer Goodman added this to jhousergoodman's ideas
January 13, 2014
different staircase idea
csreveles added this to csreveles's ideas
January 1, 2014
Painted stairwell and chair
wagramblue added this to wagramblue's ideas
December 9, 2013
cor
rosieannie added this to rosieannie's Favorites
December 5, 2013
Cool stairs
pkesslerdipaolo added this to iron railing
November 27, 2013
Staircase
jasdecamp added this to jasdecamp's ideas
November 21, 2013
contrasting shades on wall and stairs in same pallette like our staircase
jessicadanielle7 added this to jessicadanielle7's Ideas
October 22, 2013
Qwr
sannm7 added this to Stairway
October 19, 2013
Sort of -- a little heavy at the base.
tonelladesign added this to tonelladesign's ideas
October 13, 2013
nice color
mayannie added this to staircase
October 9, 2013
staircase
annemaree7 added this to annemaree7's Ideas
September 22, 2013
colour
rubyelizabeth added this to rubyelizabeth's Ideas
September 22, 2013
Like chair placed in a hall
Rupert Egan added this to Stairs
September 16, 2013
Green colouring.
crkolarich added this to crkolarich's Ideas
August 9, 2013
Nothing
lori_rothermich added this to Kitchen Ideas
August 3, 2013
color pattern
kathyandbob added this to Exterior Ideas
August 2, 2013
walls
snkpatty added this to snkpatty's ideas
August 1, 2013
Wall colour
Kathleen Waite added this to staircases
July 20, 2013
newall post
easteregger2 added this to around the house
July 20, 2013
Painted stairs
dreame added this to dreame's ideas
July 20, 2013
stairs
Becca Dautermann added this to stairs
July 20, 2013
Beautiful
ambercohick added this to ambercohick's Ideas
July 10, 2013
Green. Railing. Dark floors.
m3rnak added this to m3rnak's ideas
July 3, 2013
dark floor and light banister
katiehaye added this to Stairs for new house
June 22, 2013
colours
Priscilla Pearson added this to priscilla_pearson6319's Ideas
June 20, 2013
Color combo
christinemurphy2 added this to christinemurphy2's ideas
June 15, 2013
Staircase
dawne11 added this to dawne11's ideas
June 6, 2013
painted green stairway
secrase added this to dianas'
May 16, 2013
Do you like the green?
quirque added this to quirque's ideas
May 9, 2013
the color
Irina Bruneli added this to irina_bruneli's Ideas
May 6, 2013
1930
aep123 added this to aep123's Ideas
May 2, 2013
Like this too
Katie Brown added this to katieobrown's ideas
April 29, 2013
staircase: paint and wood combo
christinapotts added this to christinapotts's Ideas
April 20, 2013
Color
thehandleys added this to thehandleys's Ideas
April 10, 2013
Stairs
warwickjgreen added this to warwickjgreen's Ideas
March 25, 2013
Art Deco.
mrandallhr8 added this to mrandallhr8's Favorites
March 10, 2013
White spindles
celestathompson added this to work
March 10, 2013
Stair skirt resolved
Jonathan Collins added this to Stairways
March 7, 2013
Excellent use of contrast between the green, off white, and wood tones
Jonathan Collins added this to jonathan_collins's Ideas
February 27, 2013
Cool stairway
creinbergen added this to creinbergen's ideas
February 24, 2013
19susan50 added this to Euclid
February 13, 2013
color combo for stairway
Morag Johnston added this to morag_johnston's ideas
February 10, 2013
two variations on green
lisasigmund added this to House Remodel
February 5, 2013
bannister?
kenshicn added this to kenshicn's Ideas
February 5, 2013
别致的拦杆
topon added this to topon's Ideas
February 3, 2013
Stair
Daniel Trithardt added this to Hall Stairs
January 14, 2013
Walls up to stair height
wendymcallister added this to wendymcallister's ideas
January 14, 2013
Add color to staircase trim
dryer added this to dryer's ideas
December 26, 2012
Sideview
Annette Norris added this to annette_norris's Ideas
December 25, 2012
Colour
virgisbarakudatk added this to virgisbarakudatk's ideas
November 26, 2012
laiptai
ncswain added this to products
November 21, 2012
Color
Carolyn Templeton added this to carolyn_templeton's ideas
November 1, 2012
Stairs!
burtnett added this to floors
October 14, 2012
floor stain
leschukm added this to Stairs
October 14, 2012
stair restoration and unique color scheme
magic0906 added this to magic0906's ideas
October 5, 2012
There's something I like about this one but not sure it'd be for our house but I like it.
dbarnhouse added this to foyer
September 29, 2012
Stairs
melissaogorman1 added this to melissaogorman1's ideas
September 29, 2012
Hallwa
ahilesm added this to ahilesm's ideas
September 15, 2012
staircase colors
Heather Smith added this to HALL
August 25, 2012
HALL
dawnallyson added this to dawnallyson's ideas
July 20, 2012
love these stairs
alidamiens added this to hallway
July 12, 2012
Landing
islfilm added this to islfilm's ideas
July 3, 2012
Colors
jforelli added this to jforelli's ideas
June 5, 2012
painting of the trim
josiepal added this to josiepal's Favorites
June 5, 2012
Simplicity, clean, green
ysisson added this to Staircase
May 31, 2012
love this funk
blackieshadowjr added this to blackieshadowjr's ideas
May 23, 2012
color
timgiesen added this to timgiesen's ideas
May 21, 2012
Stairs
kaiserhouse added this to kaiserhouse's ideas
May 19, 2012
Green color with white trim. Tie it ti paint in kitchen and dining
arel added this to arel's ideas
May 3, 2012
design
jabradley added this to jabradley's ideas
April 26, 2012
stair colors
greenpaper added this to house architecture and design
April 26, 2012
painted staircase / wall
sarakamel added this to entry
April 26, 2012
LOL the color
Max Munzer added this to moniquearends's Favorites
April 25, 2012
Green color
aqstoddard added this to Allie's Favorites
April 23, 2012
Like the way these stairs are done.
judithanne added this to judithanne's Favorites
April 23, 2012
The green is interesting
katherinediantha added this to katherinediantha's ideas
April 23, 2012
staircase--painted risers, stained runners
odest added this to odest's ideas
April 23, 2012
a simple design.
lbrewer1 added this to Brewer Bath
April 18, 2012
Wall color?
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™