130,444 haint blue Home Design Photos

Historical Concepts
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On the Screened Porch
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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 paint - ceiling fixtures
traditional Haint Blue, a shade thought to repel wasps.
traditional Haint Blue, a shade thought to repel wasps (or, for the superstitious, haints — ghosts or lost spirits).
traditional Haint Blue, a shade thought to repel wasps (or, for the superstitious, haints — ghosts or lost spirits).
“this would be an awesome upstairs porch” — afrankenfield
Coggan + Crawford Architecture + Design
Greensboro House
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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 of wasps to confirm or deny this. Nice story
porch, blue painted ceiling and grey floors
Haint Blue to keep restless spirits away
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 color is orange, "so bits of it are always placed about the house we live in, and this chair was a gift from
“Color” — nate4us
Soorikian Architecture
6 Reviews
Acadian Home
Ideabooks15,131
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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!
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 wait for the house on the lake....someday!
Haint Blue ceilings. The blue ceiling is a bit of a rural myth; the thought behind it was that bugs would get confused and think the porch ceiling was the sky. It was also said to ward off ghosts, and Sherwin-Williams' Haint Blue paint is named
Paint the ceiling blue. Historically, porch ceilings in the South were painted blue. I always heard the
“Extra wide porch” — kbroach
Loudoun County Premier Home Builder
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LORRAINE G VALE, Allied ASID
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Lorraine Vale
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blue ceiling outside, blue/green in soft furnishings
I live this shade of blue!
blue ceiling paint and brown colored paint beneath
robin's egg blue from the rug, upholstery and ceiling unify the space.
Perhaps this South Carolina homeowner believes in "haints."
painting it blue still gives the illusion of sky.
“Ceiling” — timothyplatt
Jamison Howard
10 Reviews
Quinlan Residence
Ideabooks7,577
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What color did you use for the Haint Blue ceiling?
on the blue shutters. Manufacturer? Color? Where to buy? Thanks
Double porches, mix of brick and wood, light blue ceilings on porches.
light blue porch ceilings and black shutters and white soffit
to as Haint Blue. Fortunately, most of the major paint companies have a formula for that perfect shade, making finding the right color easy.
painted blue for a variety of reasons. Tour guides in Charleston, South Carolina, claim that the color keeps the bugs at bay and was originally introduced to keep spirits away. Some claim it extends the daylight hours. Some simply like the color, since it reminds them of the sky. In the South, the perfect
“Brick and trim color” — pjsquared
Jamison Howard
10 Reviews
Quinlan Residence
Ideabooks19,328
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piazza blue is a Duron Color Paint #DCR075-can be ordered thru sherwin williams
also want to know which paint product is piazza blue
Black trim with warm door & blue ceiling
piazza blue is a Duron Color Paint #DCR075-can be ordered thru sherwin williams
subtle Haint Blue ceiling and functional two-panel shutters.
“Love the brick floor! And notice the blue roof.” — sfusilier
Jamison Howard
10 Reviews
2006 Southern Living Idea House Sunroom Daniel Island
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of the haint blue ceiling paint?
beautiful blue color....wow!!! p.s. love Chas & Lowcountry!!
brown and blue for powder room ?
Blue slat ceiling, Persian rug, contrast cushion chairs
brown, blue and orange! Nice
light blue. The nice bright pops of coral orange are the perfect complement to both colors.
“Nice” — jammateo
Johnson Design Inc.
1 Review
Country Home
Ideabooks10,514
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blue cushions and blue rug with white wicker
What do you like about this photo? Like the blue cushions
hidden screens or removed? arches with large areas inbetween the screen....less chance of insects nest? insect pillows navy blue outdoor rug ?
famous Haint Blue hue draw attention to this often-overlooked porch design opportunity.
“Rug” — Patty Clark
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