Thursday Doors…power to the doors!

Posted: July 7, 2022 in Thursday doors
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Dan says he’s serving leftovers in today’s Thursday Doors post. I like leftovers! After visits to California and Prescott, I now have a plethora of doors as well as doors left over from previous trips. So let’s get started using some of them.

I’ve said it before and I’m obviously saying it again: I love when cities put art of otherwise drab, boring doors. Here are two examples from Redondo beach and two views of each. I guarantee they’ll brighten your day.

This morning I’m off for another meet-and-greet with fellow bloggers: Donna of Wind Kisses, Marcia of Always Write, Terri Webster Schrandt of Second Wind Leisure Perspectives, and another blogger with whom I’m not familiar. But I will be after this morning. 🙂 Enjoy Thursday!

  1. Sue says:

    These are fun, Janet! Have a lovely meet up!

  2. Andrew Blair says:

    OOo. They began doing it here to discourage graffiti, those are beautiful .

  3. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these doors! Applause to the artist. I also visited your friends and was surprised to find local photos. Good way to start my day.

  4. I like these too. Have fun today … hi to all from me!

  5. conspicari says:

    Great way to cheer up utility cabinets, lovely colours.

  6. Dan Antion says:

    I love those doors, Janet. That trend hasn’t caught on around here. Maybe it’s that winter thing. I’m not sure how the butterfly would feel with snow plowed up against it.

    That’s cool about meeting the other bloggers. Enjoy.

  7. Sheree says:

    How lovely

  8. I LOVE seeing people paint over those eyesores too! There were a bunch of beautiful examples in Oakland. I should have taken photos while I had the chance.

  9. Beautiful utility box wraps! Time for me to photograph the new ones in Madison, too. Thanks for the reminder.

  10. I really like this so much!

  11. peggy says:

    Perfect – colorful and beautiful. Love them.

  12. Tina Schell says:

    These are REALLY fun janet! I love them.

  13. Jessica says:

    Love those!!!

  14. Leya says:

    Lovely ones, all of them – and the bloggers you are meeting!

  15. I’m with you, Janet. I enjoy viewing art and handpainted utilizingtarian city things.
    My town had a call for artists to paint the wooden and aluminum benches on our town
    sidewalks. Each artist could do their own design. The benches look terrific. Your pics = Perfect. Isadora 😎

  16. Jodie says:

    I just love it when the cities go the extra mile to make the utility boxes look nice like this. There’s one in our back yard that I keep wanting to put a white picket fence around, but maybe I’ll paint it instead, haha.
    It was wonderful to meet you today, and we would love to meet again soon!!

    • Hi, Jodie. I agree..I love when the cities do this, it was great to meet in person (and your husband as well), and I’d love to meet again soon.


  17. Smitha V says:

    A bright and cheery door. Thank you for sharing 🙂

  18. restlessjo says:

    Sounds like another good day, and yes, I like these too.

  19. Teresa says:

    Wonderful artwork. Makes the streets more lively!

  20. Marsha says:

    I love these boxes and doors, Janet. Some cities require the businesses to spend part of their budget on art. That works for me! It was so fun seeing you again. I look forward to many more times! Sorry your seats were hot. The streets should provide covered parking and walking pergolas. LOL By the way, I’d like to link this post to my morning coffee share today.

    • I think there might be underground parking. I saw the sign but after I’d already parked. I had the sunscreen up on the windshield but that only goes so far. I’m looking forward to more tomes too and feel free to link. Thanks.

      • Marsha says:

        Oh well. Next time we should come to you instead of you having to drive so far. 🙂 Is there any good place to meet?

      • Scottsdale or that area is fine. Then you don’t have to come quite as far and I only have to drive half an hour or so. We could meet at the Desert Botanical Garden sometime. That’s a wonderful place. We might want to wait until it cools down a bit, though.

      • Marsha says:

        Definitely, I’m not a 111 degree girl – not walking outside. 70 is about my limit – 80 if its kind of shady – LOL! That sounds like Christmas vacation. LOL

  21. These are outstanding! I’m glad you photographed them so I could see them! I don’t recall seeing anything like this on the beaches in South Florida. 🌞

  22. I love this kind of street art. I have quite a few shots of traffic light control boxes that I took on my last trip to Brisbane, Australia a few years ago. Some had been painted by the usual street art crowd and some by art students etc.

  23. memadtwo says:

    These are beautiful! I can’t pick a favorite. (K)

  24. Resa says:

    Love the boxes. Thank you, Janet!