3 Things I Love About Our Video Intercom by adorne

If you have been following the before and after of our Chicagoland fixer upper cottage, you’ll know we have been adding finishing touches. Frequently they involve decor accents, cosmetic fixes, and personal style…but sometimes a finishing touch can pack a profound punch, adding security, function, and modernization.

Exterior Video doorbell intercom at front door from adorne by Legrand - Hello Lovely

The finishing touch for our front door is this Video Intercom Kit from adorne: a video doorbell camera to transmit images from the front door to an intercom unit inside.

Exterior video doorbell intercom system from adorne by Legrand
Video Intercom Kit by adorne: Kit includes the doorbell camera (on left) and intercom monitor (on right). Up to 2 more monitors may be added.

Oh guys! It was high time we addressed the doorbell situation. So swamped with interior DIY whole house renovation projects, we simply ignored the decades old doorbell inherited with the house which, um, big surprise…RARELY WORKED! What a blessing and serendipitous pleasure to partner with Legrand and receive such a lovely find in exchange for my honest opinion.

Exterior video doorbell intercom system from adorne - Hello Lovely
Exterior Video Doorbell by adorne - before and after - Hello Lovely
Before and After: Hello Lovely Studio

DING-DONG! We have liftoff! Visitors push that sweet little belly button on the sleek and modern designed video doorbell, and we are alerted! It’s civilized and modern!

Exterior video doorbell intercom from adorne - Hello Lovely
Hello Lovely Studio

The kit by adorne includes the video camera doorbell and one interior monitor which has a cord and gets plugged into an outlet. No more peering through a window or peephole since you can view visitors on the screen. The monitor sits like an easel, and you can even add an additional interior monitor or two to place in other locations. We placed one monitor in the kitchen, one upstairs, and one in the lower level.

Interior intercom unit by adorne on kitchen counter - Hello Lovely
Interior intercom unit by adorne from Legrand: FIND HERE.
Interior intercom unit from adorne on side table in bedroom - Hello Lovely
Interior intercom unit from adorne by Legrand. FIND HERE.

Here’s what I love: (1) You can choose to power the exterior video camera doorbell with a battery which means no unsightly cable at the front door. (2) The lovely design of both the doorbell and interior monitor is sleekly modern and a far cry from the yellow plastic doorbell formerly gracing our residence. (3) I feel more secure since I am now able to view visitors at the door from a distance, through one of the monitors.

Interior intercom unit from adorne on kitchen counter with bucket of hydrangea - Hello Lovely
Interior intercom unit from adorne by Legrand; Framed Art: Joan Marie Company
Exterior video doorbell by adorne at front door - Hello Lovely
Exterior Video Doorbell by adorne from Legrand

The installation of this finishing touch was quick and easy and without a hitch!

Get in touch if you have any questions about how the system is working for us!

Peace to you right where you are.


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  1. Kristin
    September 16, 2018 / 7:45 am

    Good Morning Michelle,

    I hope you are feeling better. Praying you have a blessed Lord’s day.


    • michele
      September 16, 2018 / 9:18 am

      Thanks, Kristin. I’m feeling a little better and appreciate the support. xox

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