Where Vintage & Modern Collide

Featured Customer | Exterior Lighting Blends Farmhouse & Modern Design

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Exterior Lighting Blends Farmhouse & Modern Design
When Ashley and her husband created a studio on the back of their detached garage eight years ago, they dreamed of the day when they could connect the space to their home. Ashley writes the blog Under the Sycamore where she documents home renovation projects, family adventures, and offers an online photography school. Their dream of connecting house to studio came true this year as they tackled the major renovation and remodel. ... Read More

Behind the Scenes | Barn Light Electric Paint Department

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Barn Light Electric Paint Department
Creating handcrafted lighting from scratch requires high-quality materials, a multitude of steps, and plenty of hands. Luckily, we have an abundance of all three to create our vintage-inspired barn lighting and porcelain enamel lighting here at Barn Light Electric. After light shades are spun from raw metal in the machine shop, they are prepped for painting. Depending upon the metal used, shades are either powder coated, galvanized, or sent to the porcelain department for finishing. Shades crafted from live metals such as copper and brass require their own special finishing techniques. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Farmhouse Chandelier Fills Expansive Living Room with Rustic Style

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Farmhouse Chandelier Fills Expansive Living Room with Rustic Style
Florida may be world-renowned for its beautiful beaches, but we have some pretty special farm land too. The Century Pioneer Family Farm Program honors Florida families who have maintained at least 100 years of continuous family farm ownership. The program recognizes 250 of these owners for their role in preserving environmental resources and for helping foster the state’s agricultural industry. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Pendants Highlight Busy Farmhouse Mudroom

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Pendants Highlight Busy Farmhouse Mudroom
Like so many home projects, Kasey’s new mudroom design started with inspiration from Pinterest. Kasey, who writes the blog SBK Living, and her husband, are recent transplants to Sun Valley, Idaho, where they have spent the last two years completing a gut remodel of an older home. “It’s technically a remodel, but we demolished most everything except the foundation,” Kasey says. “We added square footage to create a ‘new’ modern farmhouse.” The Pinterest photo that caught Kasey’s eye was a clean, white mudroom paired with a farmhouse sink, black hardware, and barn pendants. ... Read More

Barn Light Electric Celebrates National Manufacturing Day

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Barn Light Electric Celebrates National Manufacturing Day
Now in its sixth year, National Manufacturing Day celebrates the collective effort by the National Association of Manufacturers and other organizations to heighten public awareness of the manufacturing industry and encourage connections with future generations. When Barn Light Electric opened its doors more than 10 years ago, owners Bryan and Donna Scott offered a new type of manufacturing in their Central Florida community. They sought out and trained staff in the art of metal spinning, pipe bending, assembly, powder coating, and more to create high-quality, vintage-inspired lighting. Today, the company ships to customers around the globe and is the only manufacturer in... Read More

Pro's Corner | Barn Lighting Featured in Texas Hill Country Home

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Lighting Featured in Texas Hill Country Home
Characterized as the border between the American Southwest and Southeast, the Texas Hill Country boasts a majestic landscape of hills, rivers, and colorful explosions of native wildflowers such as bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush. When Jennifer Harbison, of Cobalt Living, was tapped to design a new home nestled in the Hill Country, she wanted to embrace the rustic feel of the surrounding countryside. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Gullah-Inspired Lighting for SC Vacation Retreat

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Gullah-Inspired Lighting for SC Vacation Retreat
When Laura and Barrett built a second home in Beaufort, South Carolina, they turned to the local Gullah culture as inspiration. Gullah is a term describing the language, food, art, and music of the West African peoples who came to America through Beaufort on slave ships. Vibrant colors characterize Gullah primitive art which Laura featured in her new guest room. “We have a wonderful piece of Gullah art in this room — a watermelon stiletto — by Monikue Harley Cooper,” Laura says. When choosing lighting for the space, Laura honed in on Barn Light Electric’s Watermelon finish color for the bedside wall sconces. ... Read More