Thursday, August 27, 2009

On Pointe

She tires after a long ‘On Pointe’ ballet session, her dance studio located in a marvelous Art Nouveau building in Paris. After so many pirouettes on the antique oak floor she wonders how many ballerinas must have danced on it before her to achieve such a perfectly worn patina…
Image: Country French Antiques.

14 comments:

Chic Coles (Cole Design) said...

Lovely peaceful image.

common ground said...

Very poignant photograph, which tells the story so beautifully.
Debra

FrenchBlue said...

so true and so sweet...
xo's

silk purse said...

I can see that you love pink by the lovely choice of pink roses that is in the vignette on your beautiful blog banner.., Love your blog by the way!.., Thanks for stopping by my new; The French Dressing Room, blog with your encouraging comment.., Please pop by again, when I show photos of my new dressing room closet,( in about a week).., Cheers from Silken Purse

elisa said...

What a beautiful picture. I love how the chair is also worn and frayed. The image is so elegant and timeless.

Brayton Homestead Interiors said...

Thanks, I love this image from Country French, it reveals so much and gives pause...love your comments.
Karen

Pretty Things said...

WOW, but you sure do get lighting just perfecting in your photos!

I always wanted to be a dancer --- and how wonderful that these toe shoes aren't the traditional pink, you know?

nicolette said...

Funny how a picture can deliver so many messages across. It's also a wonderful shoes.

Nicolette
http://www.furnitureanddesignideas.com/

Simply Colette said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! Yours is divine. I'm such a sucker for pointe shoes, and yellow...oh!

funny thing is another Nicolette about my comment... my real name. coincidence...

Have a lovely weekend! xoxo

Dustjacket Attic said...

I just love the contrasts in that photo! Just beautiful.

Thank you so much for taking time to comment at mine.
xoxo

Brabourne Farm said...

Is there another chapter in this lovely story? Would love to hear it! Leigh

Brayton Homestead Interiors said...

that is good idea Brabourne Farm, think I will work on a sequel, thanks...
Karen

la fille vanille said...

Karen, what a lovely picture - absolutely dreamy, as is the little story :-)

PS: Thank you for your kind words about my blog.

Lisa said...

What a beautiful photograph, and a good eye for finding such a picture.