Big old scissors that I tucked into my briefcase as I left a former job, just because they fit my hand so well. (Boss said it was OK.)

I’ve just taken up the carpet in the house my parents bought when I was a baby. Lo and behold! a painted wooden floor, decorated with bright splatters of orange paint. Now I do like painted floors, but you couldn’t pay me enough to keep this around! It will be refinished soon, you betcha! No wonder my parents carpeted it.

Nikon D3000 w/ Nikkor AF-S Micro 85mm 1:3.5G ED lens; a touch of Photoshop

Featured on 08.22.2011 in Tools
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Comments

  • islefox
    islefoxabout 3 years ago

    Very nice

  • Thank you; I’m glad you like it.

    – MarjorieB

  • Jon Matthies
    Jon Matthiesabout 3 years ago

    A nice new take on a very familiar object, well framed!

  • Sorry for the delayed reply. Thank you for your kind words.

    – MarjorieB

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful Marjorie!!! :)))

  • Sorry for the delayed reply. Thank you for your kind words.

    – MarjorieB

  • JanT
    JanTabout 3 years ago

    Makes a lovely abstract, and I love the selective focus!

  • Thank you for your kind words. :-)

    – MarjorieB

  • fixtape
    fixtapeabout 3 years ago

    very nice!

  • Thank you; I’m glad you like it.

    – MarjorieB

  • LouJay
    LouJayabout 3 years ago


    22nd August, 2011

    Love your composition and the patina time you have captured!

  • Carmen Holly
    Carmen Hollyabout 3 years ago

    Love your shot. Congratulations on the feature & enjoy your wonderful wood floors.

  • Thank you. My contractor promises that he can make it all lovely, and I’ll have this photo to document what it once was. :-) Glad you stopped by.

    – MarjorieB

  • Chuck Wickham
    Chuck Wickhamabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you so very much! I appreciate the honor.

    – MarjorieB

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