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Painting basement stairs, quick & inexpensive way to transform the space before finishing with carpet or hardwood

I want our basement steps opened up like this.

DIY stairs, basement stairs, stairway. Oh I love these & we could do this to ours & with the lights.


Interior to Steal: Understairs Seating Ideas That Are Inspiring

from The Debrief

How To Decorate And Organise Your Shit In A Shared House

How To Decorate And Organise Your Shit Shared House: Stairway Storage | For more ideas, click the picture or visit


Before and After. DIY Stairway Redesign. So easy. Step 1. Remove old carpet. (This is the hardest part, try not to get poked from the old tacks. Be careful!) Step 2. Paint steps. (You can do 1 color for easy, half the time painting, or alternate 2 colors on the rise and run. I alternated white and an espresso brown paint that matches my redone furniture. Regular interior paint will do as it's just the edges that aren't walked on.) Step 3. Staple on runners. (Shown is 3 runners from Target.)


How to Make a Basement Smell Better

How to Make a Basement Smell Better: 5 Steps

from Designer Trapped

DIY Staircase Makeover

This DIY staircase makeover was accomplished in a weekend and looks like a professional job! Need to tackle your own staircase makeover? Come check out full details from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body!

from Heathered Nest | Rule Your Roost . Dress Your Nest . Ruffle Some DIY Feathers

"Stop and Stare." A Painted Stairs Tutorial

INCREDIBLE stair makeover with PAINT! SO much cheaper than stain or new stairs!! Great painted stairs DIY tutorial. If you can hold a paintbrush, you can easily learn how to paint stairs!!


wish we could take off the carpet, sand off the paint and make the stairs look this good.