Stairs and Upstairs Hallway
Let’s take a walk up my stairs beforehand. When we bought the house, it was covered in nasty dirty carpet. Mr. Handy ripped it all out.
After the carpet was torn out, here we go up the gouged staircase…
Not for the faint of heart: After turning the corner and a few more stairs. Here is what it looked like before. Not so lovely, huh?
Also in this project is this little storage cube (before):
Not very appealing, is it?
Now, let’s take that same path after stairs were redone (see below – red walls no longer there!):
And this is the new landing. A little paint (Ralph Lauren mahogany) and new knobs give the dresser a cleaner and more modern look. I think it’s over 40 years old and needed a face lift.
Notice the storage cube – I sewed a cover and cushion. All covered and pretty.
I also sewed a table runner to help protect the top (Mr. Handy likes to toss a drill or other tools here.)
All of the doors here have glass knobs. I love them. I wish we had the old skeleton keys. The dresser also has locks on each drawer, but…again, no keys.
Stairwell landing before