Thursday Doors – August 27, 2015

Another church this week, but this time for a totally different reason.

When we drove past this one, St-Jean L’Évangéliste in Thurso Québec, I found the choice of colors for a church door so unusual that I had to circle back and take a few shots.

I don’t know, maybe it’s just me but I find this blue really doesn’t offset well against the beautiful old stone walls.

I guess they can’t all be pretty:

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55 Responses to Thursday Doors – August 27, 2015

    • Norm 2.0 says:

      Actually I think you missed the Saturday deadline by a few days 😉
      I have no objection leaving the link here if you want, but I think you’ll get more traffic if you allow me to delete it here, and you can try linking it up with the others for this week starting tomorrow.

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  2. reocochran says:

    At Christmas, the Mother Mary wears a blue gown and some angels have blue in their paintings.
    The turquoise doesn’t bother me and I kind of like it, but French Provincial may go over “big” in Quebec!

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  3. badfish says:

    I agree with all above. It was probably painted this color when “teal” was all the rage and even cars came out in this color. At least it isn’t yellow, like the new Ferraris.

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  4. Alexandra says:

    lovely turquoise…

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  5. Great post Norm – I love the turquoise colour but perhaps on a beach ball or a beach hut rather than on this church! The angels are totally funky aren’t they?!! 🙂

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  11. Sabina says:

    I personally like the choice of color, but it definitely has a modern feel that may not mesh well with a church.

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  13. I so agree with you about the choice of colour. Maybe it was on special. 🙂

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  14. Divine, Norm. Simply divine, 😉

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  15. jan says:

    Whoa – someone decided to be artsy, didn’t they?!

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  16. tgeriatrix says:

    Very unusual! The color gives it a modern touch!

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  19. mariannegv says:

    Hello Norm. I want to participate in Thursday Doors. Here´s my first entry https://mariannegv.wordpress.com/2015/08/27/old-door/

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  20. Lynn says:

    Doors & windows fascinate me! Lovely captures Norm!

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  21. dimlamp says:

    I like your doors for this week. Perhaps the light blue is a deliberate invitation to curious folks to check out the church further, as a sign of welcome/hospitality. At any rate here’s my entry: https://gwhphotos.wordpress.com/2015/08/27/thursday-doors-august-27-2015/

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  22. To me it’s a modern colour against an building that is meant to look older, so maybe not a great match. However, I love the Angels standing either side of the door. Dare I say they say “Christmas” to me. I know it’s not even September yet!

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  23. Sammy D. says:

    Great selection of doors. At first the blue grabbed me, but on closer inspection, you are correct – thus hue of blue doesn’t have the gravitas to correlate to such a solid stone structure. A blue would work well if it was a darker, perhaps grayer, tone. I give the person who picked the blue the benefit of the doubt – color blind, maybe?

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  24. John says:

    The paint does not blend well at all but its a nice color. 😍

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  25. joey says:

    Interesting. I agree, it’s not pretty, but it sure is an interesting color choice. There’s no denying that last photo really grabs attention!

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  27. Norm, this is really interesting. It wouldn’t be my choice of color either but the last photo kind of pulls it all together. Good find. 🙂

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  28. Dan Antion says:

    The color is a little muted but the doors are beautiful. I love stone buildings and this one is very interesting Norm.

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  30. Dan Hen says:

    Well , the blue got your attention. It stands out . That aqua blue is more common , I think , on Florida or California beach houses , so it makes a good contrast here , a Quebec church . maybe you’re a traditionalist at heart .

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    • Norm 2.0 says:

      Dan I think you hit the nail on the head. I must be more of a traditionalist than I thought and really, these colors would work much better in a warm sunny climate.

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  32. klara b says:

    hmmm, unusual choice of color for such a building. I would have expected up something more neutral. open door chez moi:
    http://lessywannagohome.blogspot.be/2015/08/thursday-doors_27.html

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