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27 Stylish Staircase Wall Décor to Add Special Touch to Your Home

Posted in Decorating - December 16, 2019 - by Moretti

A staircase is one of the essential elements in a house. Besides its function as the only way to access each floor, it is also something that the guests usually use when visiting your home.

Apart from its importance, people often overlook a staircase. More often than not, they choose to focus more on other things in a house like a living room or kitchen. Even though it might not be a focal point of the house, it is essential to take care of it.

To help you do so, we have compiled 27 stylish staircase wall décor you can apply below.

Family Name DIY Décor

DIY Family Name Staircase Wall Décor featuring Decorative Mirrors and Arrow

Simple yet meaningful. The first staircase wall décor is cool and easy to apply.

You can gather the leftovers wooden boards from your previous DIY projects. You can also easily find them in a DIY store.

Make a scrabble-style decoration by arranging the names of your family members.

You can also mount some mirrors to add more elements to the wall.

Bold and Simple HOME Letter Décor

Bold and Simple Staircase Wall HOME Letter Décor with Decorative Lantern

Similar to the first staircase wall décor, this idea is also simple.

It is a good idea to opt for this décor, especially if you have a minimalist house. With only a little element, this decoration gives a big impact on the staircase wall.

A big and bold HOME letter easily fills the empty wall along your staircase. Besides, the contrast colors make it stands out more.

Personal Art Display

Beautiful Staircase Wall Decor Displaying Personal Art Display

If you are the type of person who loves to create artworks, you should proudly display your best masterpiece along the staircase wall.

Besides filling the empty wall and providing an interesting display, this idea also will make you have a sense of achievement and satisfaction of finishing and exhibiting the artwork.

Family Pictures

Inspiring Staircase Wall Family Pictures Decor with Globe Chandelier

A vast empty corner on your staircase wall is the perfect place to hang all those family pictures.

Gather every family memorabilia you can find and try to arrange it aesthetically on the wall.

You might do so by organizing it based on the gender of your family or the order of the generations.

The point is to make it as stylish as possible.

Simple Art Gallery

Staircase Wall Decor Showing Simple Art Gallery

Have you ever purchased some attractive artworks at an exhibition but they ended in storage since you have no space left to hang them in your living room?

You can have a stylish staircase wall décor by displaying these artworks on the wall under your staircase.

It will give an astonishing visual charm for you and your guests.

Modular Staircase with Indoor Plantation

Modular Staircase Wall Décor - Indoor Plantation

Who thinks that indoor plantation can make a good wall décor for your staircase? Because, yes, it makes your house looks beautifully different.

Instead of using photos or paintings that seem to be unspoken standard when it comes to this, putting vines along the sidewall turns out to be a good idea. This design is perfect for mid-century modern to contemporary house style.

Antique Sconces as Old-Fashioned Wall Decor

Antique Sconces as Old-Fashioned Wall Decor

Shabby, antique, and anything old-fashioned have become the new darling in interior design industry. Thus, it is no stranger that decorating your staircase wall with something classic.

While everything is wooden – from the flooring, walls, small cabinets, and the stairs itself – the wall sconces undoubtedly look prominent and serve as the highlight of the room. Instead of lamps, big white candles are put as the source of lighting.

Old Window Frames as Wall Décor

Staircase Wall Décor - Antique Window Frames

Well, this one is definitely out of the box thinking regarding the wall décor for the staircase. Hanging your old window frames on the wall is a great idea if you want to make your décor looks different.

It plays a good psychological trick as well for a narrow staircase, since you can’t put real windows, put the frame to create the illusion.

Brick Wall with Mounted Plants

Staircase Wall Décor - Brick Walls with Mount Plant

Another open staircase with uncommon wall décor you can take inspiration from. The open brick wall is left as the way it is.

Surprisingly, instead of making your house looks shabby, it blends along with the all-white interiors. With the addition of yellow lighting, it creates an industrial vibe to the house.

However, the greenery are more mid-century and it such a perfect combination.

Decorative Antlers as Staircase Wall Décor

Decorative Antlers as Staircase Wall Décor

You must have seen this often, but let’s make it different for your house. Antlers and other wooden 3-D crafts are usually hung on the sidewall of the staircase and you are about to do so.

However, change the arrangement order and size so it won’t look the same. Also, make sure it matches perfectly with the design house design.

4-Tier Floating Shelves on the Landing

4-Tier Floating Glass Shelves on the Landing

When you don’t have enough space on the sidewall for décor, you can modifiy the landing instead. Put the décor on the landing, such as using 4-tier floating shelves and put any ornaments in there. In case it still looks empty, place an artificial plant on the corner will do. 

Framed Family Pictures Hung on the Wall

Staircase Wall Décor - Framed Family Pictures

Here comes the most classic staircase wall décor, yet so lovely it never gets old. Probably nothing is better than hanging your family pictures along the sidewall of the staircase.

It is loved by everyone, therefore it never considered as something boring or old. It’s always good to see someone you love, especially when you are living separately right?

Fortunately, this décor is suitable for every interior design style.

A Lot of Framed Painting as Wall Décor

A Lot of Framed Painting as Wall Décor

Covering your sidewall staircase with a lot of framed painting doesn’t seem a horrible idea. In fact, it is the perfect inspiration for art lovers.

If you have rare collections, it’s a good place you show them off. But, be careful since the number of paintings you hang on the wall might make it looks too much and not pretty at all.

Framed Wall Arts and Photos on the Staircase Sidewall

Framed Wall Arts and Photos on the Staircase Sidewall

Framed photos and arts may be the most common wall décor for the staircase, but it is so pretty that everyone loves it. But you can show your personal taste by choosing what to put on the wall and how to arrange it.

You can either put wall arts or photos or even mix both. The most important thing is the arrangement so it doesn’t look boring.

Hanging Potted Plants as Wall Décor for Staircase

Hanging Potted Plants as Wall Décor for Staircase

This is something you see on Pinterest all the time. Many people leave the classic framed photos and wall arts for this one, and it is not disappointing at all.

Hanging potted plants along the staircase sidewall definitely bring colors to the wide, white walls which are very common in modern interior design nowadays.

Feel free to experiments with both the plants and wall paintings, though.

Hexagonal Mirrors Surrounded by Photos and Arts

Hexagonal Mirrors Surrounded by Photos and Arts

Another inspiring design if you currently looking for a new way to hang the frames on the staircase wall.

Put something as the center, in this case, you may use the artsy hexagonal mirror, and place the rest of the thing surrounding it. People will notice the frames, but they will be more interested in what’s in the center.

Large Clock and Cozy Long Stool on the Landing

Large Clock and Cozy Long Stool on the Landing

Less is more.

Sometimes you don’t need too many decorations for your staircase wall. Simply put a large clock and hang two little greenery on each side will be enough.

In case there are still empty spaces below, place a cozy long stool with a pair of pillows where you can enjoy reading on the stairs landing.

Panoramic Wallpaper as the Wall Décor for Staircase

Panoramic Wallpaper as the Wall Décor for Staircase

When you run out of ideas on how to décor your staircase wall, we don’t.

No need to mount or hang anything on the wall, just put a nice panoramic wallpaper to cover all the surface.

This way, your staircase will look effortlessly colorful without anything hung on the wall but still nice to look at nonetheless.

Rope-Hanging Industrial Lamps for Wall Décor

Rope-Hanging Industrial Lamps for Wall Décor

Have you ever thought to hang industrial-style lamp cages on a rope and mount them on your staircase’s wall? If you haven’t, then try it.

You can either use bulbs or candles for the light source and it makes a perfect decoration of the style. However, it’s better if your wall is made of exposed bricks or concrete.

Decorative Round Mirrors on Both Side of the Wall

Staircase Wall Décor - Round Mirrors

Placing plenty of round mirrors in various size is also a good inspiration for staircase wall décor. It works better when your house is not too spacious since mirrors create a good optic illusion to trick your mind. This décor is suitable for a modern and minimalist house where you don’t have too many stuff in it.

Decorating the Staircase Wall with an Array of Traditional Baskets

Decorating the Staircase Wall with an Array of Traditional Baskets

Maybe you love traveling and especially love to collect traditional basket from many places you visited, why not hang it on the staircase wall?

It looks artistically stunning against the plain white walls, making every single of the basket looks distinctive and prominent. It is also surprisingly a good match for minimalist design.

Gold-Finish, Classic Sculptured Frame Mirror Under the Stairs

Gold-Finish, Classic Sculptured Frame Mirror Under the Stairs

Instead of decorating the sidewall of the staircase, you can do it to the wall under.

For a classic style home, hanging some sculptured frame mirror in gold finish only adds elegance to the overall vibes.

Combine it with a set of classic-looking sofa and coffee table to create a corner where you can relax privately.

Another Framed Photos and Nautical Anchor on the Wall

Staircase Wall Décor - Wall Pictures and Nautical Anchor

If you look at the framed photos on the wall, it is undeniably ordinary. But, the large nautical anchor on one side successfully makes it looks extraordinary. You can see here that the highlight is the anchor and it overshadows the bunch of photos on the wall.

Motivational Quotes and Small Chairs Under the Stairs

Motivational Quotes and Small Chairs Under the Stairs

Let’s play again with the space under the stairs. This time we have a more modern and minimalist theme, so it’s better not to put too many stuff.

The wall can be filled with motivational quote wall art, along with interesting ornaments to fill the empty space. As for the wooden chairs, put a pair of decorative pillows and a fluffy blanket in matching colors and patterns.

White Brick Walls and Hanging Wall Arts

White Brick Walls and Hanging Wall Arts

Wooden elements and brick walls never fail to create a modern industrial vibe.

The raw wooden staircase is a perfect match for the white brick walls on the side. However, since the wall is white, you need to put some pretty wall art to make it more alive.

Metal Balustrade, Floating Book Shelves, and White Brick Walls

Metal Balustrade, Floating Book Shelves, and White Brick Walls

You have three wall décor elements for your staircase here, yet they don’t look too much. It’s because of the perfect combination of the three, which each has its own function.

You can apply this decoration on a mid-century modern and industrial style design.

Framed 3-D Ornaments and Sconce

Framed 3-D Ornaments and Sconce

Alongside the wall, you can hang the 3-D art ornaments. The classic vibe is so strong with the addition of one sconce on the wall.

However, make sure the décor matches well with the general theme of the house.

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