Saturday, April 2, 2011

Deep breath...

Here are my basement stairs.

Yes, they are ugly. And those metal treads? I know they are supposed to keep you from slipping, but they actually are a tripping hazard!

Plus it hurts more when you fall.

Yes, I have fallen on my stairs. Sigh.

So, I have wanted a makeover for awhile, and I found the greatest inspiration: Lovely Crafty Home.
That is sealed kraft paper!

I think the demo is going to take awhile. I have to get off those treads and pull up all those peel and stick tiles, sand and paint before I even start with the kraft paper that will turn my stairs amazing. So, I'm going in...


  1. Thanks for the shout out, good luck with your stairs! Love the burlap wall, btw!

  2. Do you know that I did this with my basement before the remodel? So funny! I had actually used red rosin paper because it was cheaper and then I painted most of it white and just left one wall red rosin-y. Hilarious that you are going to try it too! I loved the effect and it hides A LOT - you couldn't even see my paneling grooves.


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