Slide 1: Painted Stairs


A seemingly ordinary stair railing is made extraordinary by painting the balusters varying vibrant shades of color. With the rest of the staircase painted white, this stair rail is the focus of attention—and a cheery one at that.

The Next Level: 14 Stair Railings to Elevate Your Home Design

A stair railing is not just a safety feature. The newels, balusters, and railings of a staircase can make a real design statement and bring a sense of style to a space. Whatever your decor—contemporary, traditional, or ultramodern—there is a stair railing combination out there to match. Whether you opt for rustic wood, glass, or custom-made metal, you can find a style of stair rail that will elevate this architectural element from something practical to a work of art. Don't focus on just one material—combine materials like glass and wood or wood and metal to add depth and texture to your design scheme. Here’s just a sampling of what’s out there to give you ideas for your next staircase design.

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