Paint the entrance to your stairs (idea for the basement stairs!) and the walls going up to the next level in a bright, fun color for some flair.
Like the wooden interiors!
Stairs feel half as steep this way.
You’ve Been Wondering How to Use the Space Under the Stairs? – We Have Pretty Amazing Solutions Right Here
This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.