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Prairie Style Ranch Remodel: Staircase and Railing Detail

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Agnes Ouchene wrote:
What is the colour of the paint?
   Comment   June 14, 2012
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bleuzenn
beige rosé ?
June 14, 2012 at 12:58pm   
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aflavelle wrote:
What kind of carpet is this?
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annette48
Can you please share the carpet manufacturer, style and color of the carpet shown here? Thank you!
December 9, 2012 at 7:44pm     
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hud62 wrote:
Could you please tell me the size of the pickets used on these stairs? Also, what is the distance between them when you use three together on one tread? 1/2 inch apart? Thank you so much!
   Comment   March 2, 2012
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mlevan1
I think whether you can do 3 would depend on the size of the spindles. In the for what it is worth catagory: I did some measuring and conversion to scale. I think the spindles are 1 3/4" to 2". My contractor ageed with this. We are using 3/4" metal spindles in the same style (even though our stairs are 11 1/4"). We could not get wider metal spindles without having them custom forged. The other issue we ran into is we could not have as wide a space as shown between the 3 grouping because of Codes.
April 8, 2014 at 7:54am     
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aliasusanne
oh that is very helpful. You did a lot of work !! Later I was looking at spindles which had 1 central post with a design using 2 posts - 1 each side - but also a horizontal element, linking the side ones to the central post .... so you have 3 posts, but 1 only in the stair.... as you say codes also come into play.
April 8, 2014 at 1:14pm   
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glemaitre wrote:
We are getting close to being done with building a new house. And we have followed a mission style theme in our house. We love this stairway, and wondered if it would be possible to re-create this in our new house?
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bepsf
Of course it is - and it's all done with fairly standard moulding profiles.

Show the photo to your finish carpenter so he can create a similar feel for your staircase.
September 22, 2011 at 8:02pm   
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Mona Ives
Just show it to your finish carpenter.
September 23, 2011 at 9:05am   
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fatyma_aly wrote:
Quotation - what is that written on the wall above the landing?
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jessicaw816 wrote:
Kitchen wall color help please! - I have BM linen white cabinets, giallo fiorito granite and a beige/tan colored back splash..any recommendations for a wall color!? Thanks!
   Comment   November 18, 2013
Home Fashions 1 wrote:
Looks like the size of balusuters is 1" square grouped into three?
   Comment   October 25, 2013
jetgirl wrote:
Zjetgirl - What color would be good for a comforter/bed spread on a black headboard and black dresser and black bookcase in a single mans bed room? Thanks , P.
   Comment   October 9, 2013
amcgraw wrote:
What did you do for lighting in this staircase? I don't see any floor lights or sconces. Was it can lighting or is there a chandelier in the landing?
   Comment   July 21, 2011

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Lisa Frederick added this to So Your Style Is: Arts and Crafts
Style Secret: Hand-Painted DetailsWith the Arts and Crafts emphasis on the handmade, stenciled and hand-painted details grew popular as an answer to the manufactured, mass-market wallpapers and other decorative treatments of the Victorian era. Simplicity is the key — keep these touches minimal to avoid visual clutter, which goes against the aesthetic. As with the palette throughout, themes and colors with ties to the natural world always feel appropriate. Look closer: It's not just about the visuals — it's about the message. The words painted in this stairwell speak to the idea of peace, amity and warmth that goes hand in hand with Arts and Crafts style. Whether you're inscribing a favorite saying or stenciling a leaf pattern, be sure the connotations feel as apt as the decorative flourish.

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