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Across the South, porch ceilings have been painted variations of a pale blue. This tradition of the porch ceiling being painted blue came from the Gullah who lived in Georgia and South Carolina. You can now find “haint blue” porch ceilings through the Northeastern States in addition to the many Southern homes with this quaint […]

Haint Blue : A Southern Tradition

Crane Island : Savour life from the porch, sunrise to sunset.  We didn’t have to spend much time dreaming or thinking what kind of community we envisioned Crane Island to be. In fact, being on Amelia Island was enough inspiration for the whole team to see that porch life was a vital part of making […]

Porch Life

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