May 17, 2011

a diy stair plan

Have you been following the stair dilemma? If you have you'll be happy to know the answer is yes—I'm going to do it myself, or maybe with a lot of help from my friends. The reason: I just got some bad leaky-roof news and am worried about that big bill to come my way very soon. So, that made my decision to diy or not very very easy. In this case, the cheaper way is the only way to go. Oh, and hey, it makes for better blogging too!

So, this week I'm painting the stairs white, and then I'm going to head to Ikea for a bunch of these:

And I'm going to order a bunch of these:

For a look that's at least a little something like this, if I'm lucky!

jeff albert

15 comments:

Rene said...

OK I cannot wait to see this!

Ispirato Design said...
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Ispirato Design said...

I love the look on the stairs but not so sure about the rug nailed to the floor at the foot of the steps. I can't wait to see yours! Also, I would like to pass the Versatile Blogger Award to you! You have a great blog!

Cathy Wall said...

Sounds like it will be fantastic! Good luck and I look forward to seeing the finished stairs!
Cathy

casey at loft and cottage said...

Thanks so much for the award, Michelle! I love your blog too!

Fran said...

Wow, Casey!! Good luck -this is going to be great!! Can't wait!

FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

OMG, Casey, this is so exciting! I can't wait to see how it turns out!!! Good luck!

Megan said...

I can't wait to see the after shots; it's going to look fabulous!!

The Vintique Object said...

I just KNOW the runner is going to look fabulous. Really looking forward to the reveal, as it were.

Rachel said...

Yay!! I'm looking forward to seeing how it comes out!

Carrie @ Hazardous Design said...

Oh boy, this is going to be GOOD. I'm crazy excited to see it all finished :)

Sarah said...

Sucks about the roof:( Hopefully it doesn't turn out to be too bad.

This is such a great project...no idea how to go about it so I can't wait to follow along with you. Good luck!

Project Shannon said...

I love the nail head idea. I imagine that will take some time - but be SO worth it!

Carol@SofasandSage.com said...

Casey! That's going to be awesone, i can't wait to see the end result. :)

Brand New and Beautiful said...

Wow - I love this! Nice work :)

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