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 .
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 colors , is a cozy paradise in white and soft blues .
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
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
Recognized as the global authority on color, Pantone named one of their “this year” colors 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 colors .
Creating the ultimate in clean and restful environments is paint brand Benjamin Moore . Their Color 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 .
Flooring 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 .
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 .
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
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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