Decorating the Staircase
During the Victorian era, staircases were decorated with elaborate carpet or floorcloth runners. Today this area of the home is often a blank canvas in the overall portrait of a home. Lisa A. Flam of Journal Gazette states that decorating a staircase is forgotten in many homes, or at least bumped down on the decorating to-do list. She describes various ways to decorate this over-looked area of the home. Read story here.