The holiday season is once again upon us!  As you deck the halls and prepare for visits from friends and family, it is time to make your custom staircase even more of a statement piece. A focal point in itself, a custom stair offers the perfect opportunity to enhance your home’s holiday décor.

With garland, lights, ribbons, wreaths, mistletoe and more, the possibilities are endless. The holiday décor can be as unique as the stair design itself.

Custom Stair Holiday Décor: Where to Start?

When decorating custom stairs for the holidays, most people will start with the handrail. Stair railing designs of all types and styles are commonly decorated during the holiday season, creating a grand and spirited statement. You can find décor ideas ranging from simple lights to to elaborate designs in which the handrail is completely covered. To compliment a twinkling Christmas tree, lights can be wound or draped along the handrail. Whether you prefer white lights, colored bulbs, or those which blink and put on a show, holiday lighting can bring enhanced detail to your custom stairs.

While some envision a traditional wooden stair and handrail system decked for the holidays, seasonal décor can be incorporated with modern systems as well. Lights on a glass handrail system will reflect the light and bring magic into your home this holiday season.

Many families opt to hang and showcase their stockings on their handrails as well.  We find handrail stockings to be an excellent twist on the classic tradition of stockings “hung by the chimney with care.”

Additional Holiday Stair Design Ideas

Railings are not the only opportunity for festive enhancements. Do not forget to show the rest of your custom stairs some holiday love as well. Balusters of all types – wood, iron, and more – could also use some detail. Consider hanging ornaments, wreaths, or holly between spaced balusters. The possibilities are endless.

Another unique holiday stair design trend we have seen in recent years is adding signage and decals to the stair risers. This approach allows you to view a special holiday message or image as you ascend the stair.

Custom Stairs: The Perfect Backdrop

A custom stair, with its unique style and beauty, offers the perfect spot for a family holiday photo. Not only does a beautifully decorated staircase offer a great aesthetic appeal for a seasonal photo shoot, but the tiered structure allows for the gathering of a large group of people into a relatively small area which is perfect for capturing that full-family shot!

Our experts at Southern Staircase are ready to create a true piece of art for your home with our custom stair and handrail systems. Why not start the new year by bringing a unique style to your home through custom stair design?

From our family to yours, happy holidays!

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