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5 Ways to Update Your Staircase

5 Ways to Update Your Staircase

Here’s a unique idea for adding a note of exotica to the stairway: stair risers tiled or stenciled in contrasting and complimentary patterns. Look to these five examples for inspiration:

Above: A project in Los Angeles by Lascaux Tile Company.

Above: Stair risers stenciled to mimic the look of tiles at Peacock Pavilions in Morocco. For another example of creative stenciling, see DIY Dramatic Floor Stencils.

Above: A curved staircase with tiled risers by Latin Accents Tile Company. Enjoy vibrant colors? If so, visit Rhapsody in Blue: Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech.

Above: A grand staircase in a St. Simons Island house by architect Thad Truett. See more elegant staircases here.

Above: Another stairwell painted to resemble tiles from Arathi Jayaram on Pinterest.

Looking for more staircases to inspire? Sift through Remodelista‘s Room Gallery for ideas.

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8:06PM PDT on Sep 5, 2013

All very spanish looking.

3:41PM PDT on Aug 30, 2013


2:47PM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

Thank you Remodelista, for Sharing this!

10:34AM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

Good ideas,thanks for sharing

9:49PM PDT on Aug 28, 2013


12:24PM PDT on Aug 28, 2013

thank you for sharing these very cool looking stairs ideas!!!!

9:01PM PDT on Aug 27, 2013

Love all of these. Really adds zing to sometimes blah areas. Thanks for sharing.

11:44AM PDT on Aug 26, 2013

LOVE them!!! Would look especially beautiful in an Earthship. If you haven't heard of Earthships them and look for pages/groups on facebook. Way of the future ... :D

5:17PM PDT on Aug 25, 2013


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