My Staircase is Finished!

June 14, 2012

Stair Makeover Final Reveal

The day has finally arrived for me to share the final reveal of my staircase makeover. Alot of progress has been made since I announced and started this latest DIY endeavour only 3 weeks ago.  It's amazing how one change can totally impact the aesthetic of a space.  As you know, my home is my experimental playground which is constantly work in progress, and this stair makeover has been an incredible update. Take a look at the result... And here is the progress that I've made from start to finish... Amazing change, right?! Since my last post where I left you off at the … [Read more...]

Staircase Makeover: Filling Holes and Staining Treads

June 1, 2012

Staircase Makeover Phase Two

It's almost been 2 weeks since I posted about the stair makeover, but don't think I haven't been hard at work.  The staining took quite a long time and not because it was difficult, but for another reason - keep on reading.  Anyway, I can officially say that the staining is complete and I am at the half way point now (I hope). This second phase of the staircase makeover covers sanding the stairs, filling the gazillion holes from the carpet tacks and staples, and staining the treads. So let's jump right in and get started! Project Details Duration of Phase Two: 1.5 hours for sanding … [Read more...]