These ideas from our first-ever renovation of a historic home offer inspiration for floors, ceilings, and everything else—including the kitchen sink!
Paint your handrail high-gloss black.
It's a look that is handsome and durable. "A touch of black gives a room definition," says Paige.
Turn the stairwell into a gallery.
Start by hanging two or three larger pieces along the wall, and then fill in with smaller ones. Mix the subject matter and frame styles for more interest.