I love Spanish and Italian tile - Hand painted tiles on stair risers. These stair risers are covered with colorful Catalina style tiles, which combine glossy and matte finishes. This adds wonderful(Cool Designs Stairs)
Interesting solution if the house you buy happens to have a solid style staircase and the tear-down and addition of a full-on wrought-iron design would be cost prohibitive. Not that this looks inexpensive, mind you.but it could serve as an alternative.
Great use of Eclectic Staircase - Eclectic - Staircase - Tampa
using slate tile for interior stair risers -- this would be good on the front entry
Mexican Talavera tile/wall/stairs/cabinet/Floor decal: Mexican Talavera is a well known handicraft of Mexico. Taking the inspiration from hand painted
Brackets – they are not just for propping up and securing wooden boards to build wall shelves, but can be elegant used in a number of home decorating projects. So, have a look at these 10 awesome ideas to decorate your home with brackets:
Faux pushed tin ceiling tiles cut to fit stair risers. Not with that color of wood, but maybe with the right wood/tin mix.
Escalier style mudéjar
Colourful Recycled broken tiles to decorate stairs.
The 1915 San Diego Expo started the Spanish Colonial Revival movement. It really took hold in California in the & This Point Loma home represents that influence.
Farrow & Ball Stiffkey blue and dimpse. If you can keep your eyes off the amazing stairs that is. The books in the stairs has inspired me. They are some of my favourite books, especially Harry Potter.