Despite being one of the most high-traffic areas of a home, the staircase is often overlooked when it comes to design. Beyond fulfilling its basic purpose as a means by which to ascend, it’s also a prime spot to make a stellar first impression. So how should one go about dressing up said under-utilized territory? A stylish stair runner
has long been the answer. And while we’ve certainly seen our fair share of trendy runners, one bohemian-approved solution recently graced our radar—and it came to us from none other than beloved actress Hilary Duff.
One look at the Disney alum’s Instagram, and it’s instantly obvious that the A-lister has killer taste in decor. But of all the stylish moments in her home, it was her mix-and-match stair runner
—which is actually comprised of three different vintage rugs combined to create one playful, cohesive piece—that got us thinking: Is this one-of-a-kind DIY the next best trend to hit runners?
Here, we run through everything you need to know about replicating this collage-like effect at home.