I chose a wool sisal style staircase runner with very narrow binding. It's installed about 3 inches from the sides (and cut out around the newel post). The big area rug is the same, but with a different binding. Larger area rugs do wonders for small spaces! A mostly wool and sisal blend or Just plain wool or nylon because sisal is slippery and stains definitively.
Sisal sample. Not exact. CORTINA The wool/sisal blend in this weave offers the look of sisal with the soft feel of wool. This popular weave is available in a spectrum of natural heather colors. Our Belgian mill combines the best carpet wools from Europe and New Zealand with high quality sisal to weave these fine boucles and flatweaves.
White Foyer with Blue Striped Rug. Paint Color is BM White Dove. Narrow foyer features white paint on upper wall and wainscoting on lower wall lined with side by side wood mirrors over a gray console table and a pair of seagrass cube poufs. Cottage foyer boasts a traditional staircase clad in wainscoting lined with a bound sisal runner illuminated by a glass bell jar lantern. #Foyer #WhiteFoyer #BlueStripedRug Chango & Co.