"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
Give plain decking an instant upgrade by painting stripes with durable porch or floor paint like designer Michelle Nussbaumer of Ceylon et Cie did with this Dallas terrace. See more of this Treetop Terrace Deck
house with a big front porch :) I LOVE wrap-around porches. Makes the house feel like a home
15 Before-and-After Backyard Makeovers
A sprawling 2-level cedar deck and brick patio anchored by an outdoor fireplace and pergola provide ample space for alfresco dining and relaxing with friends or family. To soften all the hardscape, Chris Lambton and crew pushed back the wooded area to make room for a sinuous bed filled with perennials for year-round appeal and blooming annuals for color.