Maybe a bold pattern on your walls is a little to risky for you. So, think outside of the box! Install patterned wallpaper on your stair risers for a bold look, without a scary commitment. Mark - note the side trim!
Love this! Too cute for stairs. DIY Decorating Ideas: Chevron goes beyond fabric and walls. Add it to stair risers to bring character and personality to an often overlooked feature. Chevron Pattern on Stairs Tutorial