Though we travel the world to find the beautiful

we must carry it with us or we find it not

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

shuttered windows ....


Paris is full of pretty shuttered windows
sometimes freshly painted and draped with climbing roses or wisteria 
 other-times scruffy rusted and battered by the elements
but I love them all

along the back-roads of Montmartre
linking with


s.c said...

A nice collection and the first one has for sure pretty decay.

eileeninmd said...

Pretty series on the shuttered windows. Enjoy your week and the holidays!

carol l mckenna said...

Wonderful photo series of 'Shuttered French Windows' ~ love them!

Wishing you the magic and love of this season today and everyday,
artmusedog and carol

Valerie said...

That first shot is a charming capture Dianne - I like the way the delicate (but obviously strong) creeper has made its way through the crusty, weathered timber shutters. Wishing you a greatly blessed Christmas with your loved ones.

Draffin Bears said...

Happy holidays Dianne, and best wishes for good health and happiness for 2016. Love your shutter photos. Staying in Paris the first time - every morning opening the windows, flakes of paint from the old shutters would fall off into the street below.


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