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Which Stunning Stairway is Your Favorite?

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Images from our staircase makeover bloggers

Images: Rhoda at Southern Hospitality, Christy at 11 Magnolia Lane, Carrie at, and Rachael from Lovely Crafty Home

Here’s a recap of four DIY stairway renovations that did amazing things with treads, risers, and banisters. Vote for your fave, and please share a picture of your own cool stairway redo in our comments section, below.

A Runner Shapes Up a Tired Staircase: Rhoda of Southern Hospitality covered four staircases in her split-level home with gorgeous, diamond-pattern runners.

Stair runner

Bead Board Risers Sweeten This Stairway: Robyn and Steve brought bead board to the next level by using it on stair risers, which gave their stairway instant charm.

Bead board risers

How a Clever Mom Turned a Stairway into Storage: Saving 4 Six blogger Carrie created extra storage with drawers hidden in her stairway steps.

Stair storage

Brown Paper Make Treads Look Rich: This blogger used plain brown paper to maker her stairway look rich and elegant for less than $100.

Paper bag stairs

OK, now it’s your turn to vote. And please let us know why it’s your favorite redo in the comments section below.

lisa-kaplan-gordon Lisa Kaplan Gordon

is an avid gardener, a member of the Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association, and a builder of luxury homes in McLean, Va. She’s been a Homes editor for Gannett News Service and has reviewed home improvement products for AOL. Follow Lisa on Google+.

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