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Designer stairs...

Finding it to be extortionate to carpet your stairs?? Helen over on the Livingetc forum was quoted ridiculous prices so armed with a hand sander , floor paint and a "roll of Orla's best" she set to work on the stairs of her recently renovated house. She painstakingly papered every step and then varnished them with a water based silk varnish intended for heavy traffic, she says they still look as good eight months after finishing it. Wallpaper available at Orla Kiely

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oohhh aren't they beautiful. Come see mine too....
and look here for more inspiration...

I'm with Helen, totally recommend it, my stairs have withstood builders and 2 sons no probs. Thanks for all the bloggy inspiration!


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