Month: October 2012

door entry

diy … shut the front door

I believe the entry way of a home sets the tone for the rest of the house.  We try to make it as welcoming as possible with flowers and a place to hang your coat.  Colour and artwork may be added to the walls, but often the front door is missed, left blank…we don’t see it…and we should. So here is an easy weekend project that will instantly add some personality and character to your home. It’s time to bring some life into our entry ways by painting the interior door. This is THE project for those of you that are looking to add a punch of colour to your living space, but have a fear of commitment when it comes to colour.  It’s a small amount of colour that can be as subdued or as bold as you want.  It could even be black. Best paint for the job: All doors are different.  Talk with your local paint supplier who can help you select the right paint for your door.  Paint with some gloss …

Sonos Play 5 Sub

finds … 6 reasons why a wireless audio system will work for us…

As an avid music lover I’m a little embarrassed to say that I’ve been living without a dedicated audio system for years now.  I am currently limited to listening to music via an iPod, a computer or an Xbox.  With a makeover of our living room on the horizon I thought I would take this opportunity to sell my wife on including a Sonos System in her design plan.  Below are 6 reasons why I think the Sonos Wireless HiFi System will work for us: Small footprint. We have a very small house overflowing with 2 adults, 2 young children and 2 large dogs. We just don’t have the space for a standard setup with a receiver and bookshelf or floor standing speakers.  At 8.50 x 14.40 x 4.80 in. We should be able to find the room in our living room for the PLAY:5. Kid friendly.  Ok, the actual components themselves may not be kid friendly, but their size and lack of wires makes this system a lot more practical with kids in the house.  …