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The ceiling color is Haint Blue.
Haunt blue ceiling, a southern color
Blue ceiling of porch like mackinac island
ceiling color - Haint Blue
The porch ceiling is a color known as Haint Blue, another nod to the region; lore has it that it keeps the bugs or the restless spirits away. Learn more about blue porch ceilings
Coggan + Crawford Architecture + Design
Is haint blue from Benjamin Moore or sheer win Williams
It may be an urban myth, but we've also heard several different people say that the blue keeps away the mud daubers - they see the blue as the sky. I don't know enough about the optical physiology
Blue porch ceiling - see comments
ceiling," says Annie Coggan of Coggan + Crawford Architecture + Design. Both colors are standard Southern porch colors. The blue for the ceiling is traditional and functional since blue repels wasps, or so the lore goes. The gray floor is porch gray, which hides dirt and pollen in the spring."Coggan's favorite
bedroom ceiling and would like to paint it something other than white. Your blue is lovely outside. How do you think a color would work inside? There will be boxed beams in a cream white as accents. Thanks.
White and blue paint color please. Thank you!
made especially for ceilings. We applied Kilz and several coats of primer before applying the blue ceiling paint and all the knots in the wood bled through. We have since applied 3 more coats of the blue porch paint and it still bleeds through and there is now black mold appearing on my porch ceiling
Try Benjamin Moore's chicago blues #804 for a similar effect.
Thank you for these thoughts. Yes, I like the idea of a soft/blue grey. I will check out the PL color Cumulus. The wood tone idea is also wonderful, but may have to
LORRAINE G VALE, Allied ASID
I haven't used it yet but read in Southern Living the color is Haint Blue from Sherman Williams that you see on the ceilings of many southern porches.
The blue ceiling also keeps mosquitos at bay!
Blue Ceiling color is Cumulus cotton
Blue painted ceilings can be found on porches across America, often for different reasons. Historians say the blue porch ceiling
ghosts, or "haints," couldn't cross water. In painting their porches blue, they trusted the spirits would be confused by the water-colored hues and tricked into thinking they couldn't enter their home. The school of thought became so popular in the South, that no matter the color blue, blue exterior home
This outdoor kitchen is filled with fabulous architectural details. Crown molding, Arts and Crafts trim and a blue painted ceiling combine for the wow factor.
Where did you find the light blue ceiling? Or did you paint it that co
I'm building a new home and I can't find a pre made light blue ceiling... Everyone keeps telling me I need to paint it. Did you paint this ceiling or please tell
Cedar deck, white posts, blue ceiling
blue out in the screened in porch?
The blue ceiling and the table!
Polar Sky by Benjamin Moore is perfect shade of Haint Blue on ceilings of outdoor porches...front and back porches
BM Cumulus Cotton for the Haint Blue porch ceiling
A bright blue ceiling emulates the Hudson Valley, New York, sky and extends the feeling of daylight hours.
From Pre-Fab to Farmhouse
porch swing & blue ceiling - "Haint Blue" antique
Haint Blue ceiling...repels bugs, wasps nests, etc
like the stone, looks very uncomfortable; like the blue bead wood ceiling
gotta have them," Pylant says. The unique hardware on the swing is antique well pulleys that the owners already had. Another Southern porch must is Haint Blue ceilings.
On the Screened Porch
with high ceilings provide cooling shade to the home, and screens create functional outdoor rooms that can be utilized year round. A traditional haint blue ceiling, carriage lanterns and a deep porch swing complete this southern staple. Photography: Richard Leo Johnson
Love the haint blue ceiling. Do you happen to know the color?
Haint Blue for porch ceiling color
Ceiling! Fixture & color- Haint Blue
with cushioned rockers and even a coffee table with a potted orchid. Note the ceiling: It’s painted in traditional Haint Blue, a shade thought to repel wasps (or, for the superstitious, haints — ghosts or lost spirits).
Acadian Home Dining Porch
What color blue is this on the floor, ceiling & shutter
I love this blue color..what brand and color
Resonant Blue 6507 by Sherwin Williams is similar.
the color blue, blue exterior home accents were dubbed Haint Blue. Even as the ghost legend faded, porch ceilings continued to be painted blue in the South and across the United States. Many homeowners paint their porch ceilings blue as a bug repellent. It's said that insects won't nest on blue ceilings
Love the blue ceiling and floor
Haint blue -- a tradition in S Carolina from African descendants is that ghosts can't cross water and the blue porches confuse them. A darker blue with a hint of slate pops against this white house. The floor is also blue for extra ghost