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Stair Runner Project:5 Inspiring Design Ideas

eco friendly logo (1)Want to add some inspiration to your stair runner project?

Here are five ideas!

1 . Seating area

The first stair runner project idea is your setting area .

hallway-seat-to-compliment-stair-runner-project

Hallway seat . Restful place and a good use of space .

With space at a premium nowadays why not make the most of your hallway by including a seating area . Here are a couple of beautifully crafted seating areas to enjoy when you need that unwinding moment .

Pictured to the left in 2016’s on trend colours , is a cozy paradise in white and soft blues .

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Pictured to the right there is a previously wasted space , now optimally used to showcase some accent cushions and provide a sit down area . Great for that moment when you’re waiting for someone by the door .

2. Compliment your stair runner project with a wooden half landing

Half landing left exposed wood

half landing simple minimalist look exposed wood

Got a landing half way up your stairs ? Make your design original and standout by fitting wooden flooring to your landing .

As a fairly small area , you will be surprised how inexpensive this can be . It will be quick and easy to fit the simple shape . If you need help we can provide free advice .

You will also make the stair runner job an essay in ease as it becomes a straight stair runner install .

3. Make everything white with powder blue accents

wool hemp stair runner with no border for your stair runner project

Wool hemp . Available as you see it here with no border and a hemmed edge. Or with border options

Recognised as the global authority on colour, Pantone named one of their “this year” colours as  powder blue . The other is Pink (but keep to the dustier tones)

Designers report that connectedness and quiet simplicity are the drivers behind these gentle calming colours . 

Creating the ultimate in clean and restful environments is paint brand Benjamin Moore . Their Colour of the year 2016 is Simply White OC-117 . Set your stair runner project off to a great start with this winning and simple design formula .

designer seagrass cool bluesFlooring in warm stone is easy on the eye and the mind as you see to your left . Natural flooring is just such a color , particularly our sisal gold .

Restful and connected with nature , shades of white are just the ticket to wind down after a fast paced day at work .

Designers are reporting that increasing stress levels in the world today are creating an ever growing need for balancing our mind body and spirit !

Now we could all do with some of that !  

4. Paint the “tread” of your stairs black or dark varnish and leave the riser in white .

Transform ugly stairs with this inexpensive paint job . Nice before and after!This is such a cheap and effective transformation if you have untidy paint work .  Using black on the tread looks dynamic but is also practical to wipe off the odd scuff mark .

If you’re looking for a deeper shine and a better finish use two or three thin coats and a slight sand with around 300 grit sandpaper .

sisal chocolate makes a rich finish to these painted stairs

sisal chocolate makes a rich finish to these painted stairs

To create that magical timeless quality to your stair runner project , the use of this sumptuous sisal chocolate stair runner alludes to centuries old workmanship in a modern world .

Sisal will maintain its appearance for years to come , particularly in this shade. Lighter shades of naturals can also look stunning .

On a practical note . The stair runner itself will stop the paint becoming marked and make the stairs safe .

5. Make a little desk space

Under stairs desk . Simple , useful and stylish!

Under stairs desk . Simple , useful and stylish!

We all seem to be roaming around with our lap tops nowadays .

If occasionally you need peace and quiet while you work,this last idea will serve you well .

I like this idea because it looks elegant but doesn’t intrude on the hall area .

I guess this understated design would be very reasonable to make !

So there are my best five ideas to enhance your stair runner project .

I hope you find something inspiring and have fun making your stair runner project more exciting useful and Harmonious !

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