My staircase has a curve like this and the stairs are already gray. I want more color. but what if I painted them a fresh coat of the gray, then used the yellow from the hallway they connect to to paint a pattern on the front of each step?
What caught my eye: Colors are similar to ones I have in my house, the side stripes make simple stairs look elegant yet in keeping with simple craftsman cottage style. Dream It, Do It: How to paint a nautical looking staircase.