Painting Stairs and Adding Runners

Stairs 7 days ago

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With my house renovation, we updated the stair treads with new pine treads painted dark chocolate brown, as well as white risers. My plans all along have been to add a runner and I just got that finished. These are Dash and Albert indoor/outdoor runners and should be very durable for stairs. I used carpet tape and 1/2" staples to keep them in place and love the outcome!

You can see the entire tutorial on my blog!


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  • Cornelia Schott
    Cornelia Schott Cranberry Twp, PA
    We are about to tackle our knee wall staircase. Your finished staircase looks great and thanks for sharing the materials you used.
  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    HI, Dash, actually your name is very appropriate for this runner. It's a Dash and Albert indoor/outdoor runner, so check them out online.
  • Dashab08
    Hi Rhoda, I have been looking for a runner like this for a while now! Where did you get it?

    Thanks in advance.

  • Tina
    Tina Raleigh, NC
    This is spectacular!
  • Christina Cole
    Christina Cole Hiram, GA
    I just love it and I'm definately going to do in my home. Mainly, because I have been looking for a solution to fix for my poor dogs (2 of the 3 Boxers not liking the stairs! They try to grip onto something and there is nothing there and they just start
  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    Hi, Kimberly, mine is the khaki/white combo and I love it still!
  • Kimberly Reister
    Kimberly Reister Dallas, TX
    Hi. Love this and am going for it. Can you tell me which color this is? I'm trying to decide between the Brown/Khaki, Khaki/White or Charcoal/Taupe. Curious which you used. THanks!
  • Lauren
    Lauren Hightstown, NJ
    Wow! It looks great! I might practice on my basement stairs first!
  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    Great Connie, I'm glad you got some inspiration. I love my runners!
  • Connie K
    Connie K Kennesaw, GA
    Rhoda, I just now saw this post and can't wait to show it to my hubby. That's what I want to do to our stairs. When I mentioned using a running he got that "husband look" on his face. Maybe your photos will help!
  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    THanks, Holly, I've got quite a crush myself. Really happy with this one!
  • Storywood Designs
    Storywood Designs Raleigh, NC
    I have such a blogger crush on your stairs, Rhoda! They are gorgeous!
  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    Great, hope it works out for you too!
  • Johna D
    Johna D Fayetteville, NC
    We just got back from buying carpet runner, and was looking on the web on ideas how to install it, I jump on facebook (side-tracked again) and I see your post!! Thanks
  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    Thank you all for taking a look! I really do love them.
Rhoda V

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