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I mentioned the other day that we are not settled into our new home quite yet – in fact, half of our stuff is in Missouri, and half is in Nevada. So, for now we have two homes. I am so looking forward to settling into the new house and making it our own that Pinterest has basically become an addiction. There are so.many.IDEAS.
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The other night while perusing for ways to make our porch feel more homey, I came across a bunch of photos of porch ceilings painted light blue. When I started looking into it a little more, I realized that the blue ceiling (called “Haint Blue”) is actually an old Southern tradition believed to keep evil spirits away from a home. You can read more about the history here.
I’m now strongly considering painting our porch ceiling haint blue. Am I crazy, or do you love it too? My favorite image! I love all of the colors on this porch.
Source: Between Naps on the Porch
Source: Better Homes & Gardens
Source: Cortney Bishop
As you can see, there is no exact shade of “Haint Blue” – they all tend to vary somewhat. Here are my top picks for paint colors (all are made by Behr):