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.
Stair redo with painted treads and beadboard risers
Need some inspiration regarding tackling a staircase remodel. See the transformation of carpeted interior stairs to a beautiful, modern stairwell complete with wood stair treads, new newel posts, railing and paint.