The section I've finished scraping looks like this:
But the orange? Heavy. Serious. Not feeling it anymore. We need something brighter and cheerier. I couldn't get Mr. Man behind the idea of a traditional sky blue Victorian-era porch ceiling color. He is totally right. I mean, we're not exactly renovating the house to be historically accurate (check out our kitchen, for example.)
Mr. Man suggested a pale green in a similar tint and saturation to Victorian sky blue. Genius! We found a lovely pale lime-ish green for the ceiling, Laurel Mist (color 17-28) by Pratt and Lambert. But every photo I've taken of the paint chip makes it look like our ceiling will be baby poop green (if said baby ate a lot of limes.) So I am NOT EVENT GOING TO POST IT! Instead, I am going to use my nascent photoshop skills to create a visual representation. Here's what our back porch currently looks like:
That's supposed to be pea gravel in the forground. Stop laughing. Hulk no like it when you laughing. Laughing make Hulk angry! YOU WON'T LIKE HULK WHEN SHE ANGRY!