Photo (Molly Ollie's)

Southern porches don't forget to paint ceiling sky blue to trick mosquitoes and some are superstitious about it

"Blue porch ceiling actually is to keep the haints away. southern porch w blue ceiling - paint the ceiling blue on your porch and you won't have Mosquitos, flys, etc - they "think" it's the sky and won't fly under it - very common n the south

Things We Love:Boxwoods - Design Chic

Things We Love:Boxwood

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New Orleans porches traditionally have blue ceilings.  I love it!

Man, I adore southern houses. "Garden District - New Orleans, Louisiana.'haint blue' porch ceiling paint - in the South, a lot of people paint porch ceilings blue - the color of the sky.

Now that's my kind of Christmas!

This nautical pool house in Tiburon, California, gets a holiday makeover with a sailboat-themed Christmas tree, hand-knitted stockings, and fresh red poinsettias. the front of the garage

Let's go for a swim, you jump in first!

My image of my future home : 6 bed rooms 5 baths a home theater living room kitchen dining room game room indoor and outdoor pool study room/library the list goes on and on.and then I wake up, lol!