If the wood isn't stain worthy this is a great alternative. Easy, too! Painted Runner staircase designs
paint the inside of the door black to match new rails (when I get to them!)
Painted stairs from paintedtherapy.blogspot.com
Brick wall and staircase
Matted and framed pictures on a spiral staircase. A dramatic look. Definitively better than just painting the wall wouldn't you say? This is the very reason we offer so many different types of wood frames! www.frameplace.com
Love the color. I think I will paint my steps instead tho.