Sick of your carpeted stairs that never seem to be able to stay clean looking? This tutorial will teach you how to take off the carpet on your stairs and use the wood underneath to create a beautiful stained steps and for under $100!
Faux wood stair treads -- Sarah has some mad graining skills! Have you ever tried to fake wood with paint? Seriously. It ain't easy. Totally copying this if I can't strip the black paint off my stairs. (from Compulsive Craftiness via Apartment Therapy)