If you are unable to either fly or levitate, a staircase is a great way to get from one level of your home to another. But a staircase is also, it turns out, a great place to spell out a message, be it on the treads or on the risers. These staircases all have a little something to say, which is sure to make ascending to the second floor a more contemplative experience.
Above: Led Zeppelin lyrics are especially appropriate for a staircase, as seen in Penny, Petra & Sydney's Santa Barbara home.
Pretty straightforward, and entirely appropriate. From Caperace.
True. I bet this staircase mural took a lot of work. Spottted on Mi Casa es Feng.
And finally, from Houston Lifestyles & Homes, here's a clever idea for people who change their minds a lot... chalkboard paint on the stairs! (On the risers of course, on the treads might create a serious safety hazard. Also, chalk on your feet.) This way, you can change stairs as often as you change mantras.