What can I say - I'm impulsive. It began one Friday evening with a glass of wine in one hand and a copy of Living etc magazine in the other.
Before I knew it I had talked I (aka the Queen of Clean) into pulling up the stair carpet. He even seemed quite enthusiastic about it.
Current thinking is we will sand tops and paint the risers white, but I think we are going to be looking at them in their current state for another 6 months or so.