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Curb Appeal Ideas from Jacksonville, Florida

Gorgeous back porch

Similiar to my outdoor dining set- Bill and Giuliana Rancic decorate their poolside patio dining area with classic blue and white tableware - Traditional Home® / Photo: Michael Garland / Design: Lonni Paul

Haint blue ("Piazza Blue" by Sherwin Williams). Blue porch ceilings are a tradition in the south. Way back when, people believed this blue/green shade (called "haint") kept evil spirits from entering their homes. These days, it's just a nod to the old tradition.

Definitely will have a blue porch ceiling! Haint That Something? The Blue Porch Ceilings of the South. Today we’re crushing on an old Southern tradition, the haint blue porch ceiling:

Lightened up the Palette...A limewash (paint diluted with water and mixed with sand) softened up the harsh brick. They continued to fine-tune the facade by painting all the shutters and trim Pratt & Lambert's Lambswool.

An Unbelievable Exterior Makeover

Lightened up the Palette - A Charming Restoration - Southern Livingpainting all the shutters and trim Pratt & Lambert's Lambswool. This new creamy color scheme makes the home's original (and much envied) Buckingham gray slate roof stand out.

painting brick - limewash vs whitewash vs smeared mortar or mortar wash vs the worn pait look. smeared mortar partial

painting brick - limewash vs whitewash vs smeared mortar or mortar wash vs the worn pait look. smeared mortar partial Love this with the green doors

* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that  sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses  that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and  has been using it to change the looks of many homes this season. You're  welcome Jojo!  One of the first things I knew I wanted to do when we purchased our home  was to white-wash the brick. I wasn't sure what method I wanted to do  specifically but…

How To: Mortar Wash (German Smear) a Brick Fireplace (Updated May 2016)

* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and has been

If you love the country-style trend, you’ll get a ton of inspiration for your home’s exterior from these farmhouse front doors. Use these ideas to dream up the perfect door to boost your house’s rustic exterior with a modern door that looks old.

Farmhouse Front Doors

Get country-style curb appeal by adding a farmhouse front door to your home. The color and style of a pretty blue door helps create a rustic feel to this front porch, but the door definitely doesn't have to be old. Here are ideas for using modern doors to

Vintage French Soul ~

The Bufton family has a clean, traditional style, and the home they purchased matched up with that perfectly — other than the fact that I don’t think it had seen a single update since it was built.

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