Quinlan ResidenceTraditional Porch, Charleston

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D M wrote:Mar 11, 2013
  • hekruger
    Just want to comment and say thank you to Jamison Howard for being so good about answering questions!
  • jane smith

    what is the name of the brick and what company did you purchase it from?

troyandcara wrote:Sep 1, 2012
  • La B
    what bricks are those?
  • PRO
    Max Crosby Construction
    The brick is shadow stone by Boral Brick. They are laid as to not see the holes. However this brick is also available in a solid.
laurahp13 wrote:Mar 3, 2012
olivettao wrote:Mar 3, 2012
  • PRO
    Holger Winkelman
    you know the bricks are frost save ?
  • jvdapena
    Is ther brick mortar washed? Painted? or do they come that way?
nedmaner wrote:Nov 1, 2014
  • hhowardchasscrealtor
    Lanterns were purchased through Carolina Lanterns. Fantastic company!
  • Todd Glover
    What size is the lantern?
chezly wrote:Mar 5, 2013
  • PRO
    Max Crosby Construction
    Thermafoil is a product we have used many times in secondary baths and utility rooms on tight budgets. Clients have recently been able to get painted maple cabinets for the same price. Ask your cabinet designer about other cost effective options.
  • tnmissy

    I think the newer thermafoil cabinets are so much better than the earlier ones. I have some in a house and they are about 25 years old...getting new cabinet doors now to replace them as old cabinets are nicked and look bad.

allireece wrote:Feb 16, 2012
  • PRO
    Max Crosby Construction
    This light came from Carolina Lanterns in Charleston SC. 843-881-4170
  • PRO
    Lantern & Scroll
    I think you can find the light cheaper at Lantern & Scroll 704.333.5088 (direct from the factory!)
Lee Cabell wrote:Jan 3, 2012
  • PRO
    Max Crosby Construction
    It is brick. It is Shadow Stone by Boral Brick with Savannah Ivory mortar.
  • jvdapena
    So it's mortar washed? Or did it come like that? And does it wear well on the floor?
Mary Daniel wrote:Jul 3, 2015
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    Brickhunter
    Match bricks easy!

    Us.brickhunter.com
bryanellis74 wrote:Apr 19, 2014
  • PRO
    Max Crosby Construction
    Shutters are raised panel. They are manufactured by New Horizon Shutters.
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              victoriapv
              Victoria Villeneuve added this to Elements of the Classic Southern PorchApr 28, 2018

              Haint blue paint and an old superstition. It’s common to see the ceilings of Southern porches painted what’s known as haint blue — again, not a specific color, but rather any number of soft, pale blues, from aqua to periwinkle. The name is said to have originated with descendants of enslaved Africans living on the coast and coastal islands of the Southeast. (They’re known as Gullah in the Carolinas and Geechee in Georgia and Florida.) In their folklore, evil spirits called haints can’t cross water, and painting porch ceilings and doorways the color of water was a way of tricking the spirits into leaving the house alone. As time went on, the color also took on the reputation of being able to repel wasps and mosquitoes, perhaps because paint back then sometimes contained lime or indigo, known insect repellents. In any case, painting a porch ceiling sky blue is a charming way of blending the indoors and out.Max Crosby Construction of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, used Sherwin-William’s Piazza Blue for this ceiling. It has been discontinued, but other Max Crosby haint blue favorites are Sherwin-Williams’ Atmospheric and Blue Horizon.Lantern: Carolina Lanterns; raised-panel shutters: New Horizon Shutters

              lisa9089
              Lisa Higgins added this to Dream Spaces: Gracious, Spacious Front PorchesFeb 11, 2014

              This beautiful porch in Charleston was constructed from the same bricks that are on the walls of the home (Boral Shadow Stone with Savannah ivory mortar). The traditional beadboard ceiling is covered in Duron Paint’s Piazza Blue.

              lolalina
              Laura Gaskill added this to Outfit a Southern Plantation-Style Home — Paint to Porch FurnishingsMay 2, 2013

              Nothing conjures up relaxation quite as well as the Southern porch. Make the most of yours with classic shutters in a dark hue, lantern-style fixtures and easygoing porch furniture.

              raenovate
              Rachel Grace added this to Exterior Panel Shutters Cover All the BasesOct 19, 2012

              A traditional Southern home is appropriately outfitted with a subtle Haint Blue ceiling and functional two-panel shutters.

              mydesignchic
              Kristy Woodson Harvey and Beth Woodson added this to Amazingly Low-Maintenance Picks for Outdoor PlantersJul 2, 2012

              Topiaries are a simple way to keep your outdoor planters looking fresh. For a burst of energy during parties or special events, a brightly colored perennial around the base adds pizazz.

              mydesignchic
              Kristy Woodson Harvey and Beth Woodson added this to A Chic Seat for Every PorchJun 3, 2012

              Rockers are appealing both from the exterior and the interior. Because they don't take up too much space, rockers can easily flank exterior windows, so as not to obscure an interior view.

              laurafenton
              The Home Editor: City & Small Space Consulting added this to Rocking Chairs Roll Onto PorchesApr 18, 2012

              Porch furnishings can increase your curb appeal. In this instance, classic black rockers and perfectly pruned topiaries add elegance to this home's entrance.

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              nancyckay1 added this to RoofJun 12, 2019

              Exterior paints - porch/patio ceiling

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              Maddie Flynn added this to Curb AppealJun 1, 2019

              Black shutters. Blue ceiling. Light fixture.

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