By Audra Walters

Haint Blue Keeps Spirits (And Wasps) Away: The Whys Behind the Blue Porch Ceilings In Charleston, SC

If you’ve spent any time on a historic Charleston SC front porch (sipping sweet tea in a rocking chair, my guess), you’ll notice that robin’s egg blue painted on everyone’s porch ceilings. This trend is not purely for style: it serves a practical and metaphysical purpose.