This stairwell was one of our favorite features of the house. Like everything else, the transformation was painfully slow. It was actually the very last project we finished. This photo of Jaime was taken on one of our first days working on the house in the late summer of 2011. Note the light spots on the walls where hanging artwork protected the wallpaper from tobacco stains. Also note the intact wall on the left side of the photo. In the final photo, you can see the new doorway into the living room.
Bedroom #1 and #2 for more floor detail.) We sourced the black light fixture from the Rebuilding Center for about $8. The globe is vintage glass from Hippo Hardware.