Stair runner...

I haven't had a lot of time to work on the cottage lately, but I did manage to make the stair runner. I used a wallpaper sample I had, which has a sort of fiber-like texture (the sample is what the piece is resting on). I painted the stripes with a tiny brush along the grain of the fiber, then carefully glued it down to the stairs.

I apologize for the poor photo quality - I was using my iPhone in low light.