What caught my eye: Colors are similar to ones I have in my house, the side stripes make simple stairs look elegant yet in keeping with simple craftsman cottage style. Dream It, Do It: How to paint a nautical looking staircase.
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