Posts by Betty

Featured Customer | Gooseneck Light Pays Homage to Tudor History

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer |  Gooseneck Light Pays Homage to Tudor History
With warmer-than-average temps for much of the country throughout October, outdoor entertaining has enjoyed an extended season. For Erin and her husband, the warmer temps meant even more time in their renovated backyard where they created an oasis for friends and family to enjoy. “When we moved in two years ago, the backyard was an overgrown jungle that seemed forgotten since the late 1970s,” Erin says. “Summers are as good as gold here in Minnesota, so we wanted to create an outdoor space that we could enjoy during warmer months.” Erin writes her blog Francois et Moi from the Tudor-style duplex, located in the Fuller Tangletown neighborhood in... Read More

Behind the Scenes | Start With the Finish When Choosing Lighting

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Start With the Finish When Choosing Lighting
While October is officially Manufacturing Month, we celebrate the production of American-made goods every single day here at Barn Light. Our talented crew embraces the hands-on process of crafting high-quality barn lights, porcelain enamel lighting, and industrial furniture that are easy to customize and stand the test of time. Throughout October, we’ll be offering a behind-the-scenes look at our manufacturing facility located on the Space Coast of Florida. Today, we’re exploring our different finish options. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Vented Pendant Lights Add Wow Factor to Entry

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vented Pendant Lights Add Wow Factor to Entry
Your home either has it or it doesn’t. That special something that makes people stop in the doorway, look around, and exclaim “Wow!” Kelli had the wow factor in her sights as she recently renovated the entryway and front hallway of her Arizona home. Kelli writes for the Lolly Jane blog with her twin sister Kristi. “The entryway is the first impression when entering a home,” Kelli says. “And we wanted that wow factor when greeting our guests.” Kelli’s renovations are near to her heart as this is her childhood home. She purchased it several years ago and has been slowly working her way through renovation projects which she... Read More

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights Add Designer Look to Family Haven

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights Add Designer Look to Family Haven
The new barn that Eddy and her family built on their property in Rolling Hills, California, isn’t just a run-of-the-mill barn. Yes, horses do live here. There’s a tack room with all the necessities for riding. And yes, there are stalls, turnouts, and a feed room. But this gorgeous new barn also serves as the family’s treasured social space where they like to hang out especially at night. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Dorm Room Makeovers with Kevin O'Gara

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Dorm Room Makeovers with Kevin O'Gara
We enjoy bringing you the latest trends, not only in barn lighting, but in home décor and design. Today we welcome back one of the freshest voices in the interior design world — Kevin O’Gara of Thou Swell. Kevin created his interior design blog, named for an old jazz tune, as a place to share home, garden, and entertaining projects with an avant-garde mix of modern and traditional design. We asked Kevin to take the reins of the Barn Light USA blog to share his most recent projects — two dorm room makeovers he completed for friends at Cornell University where Kevin studies Design and Environmental Analysis. ... Read More

Rustic Furniture Collection Debuts at Barn Light USA

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 | 0 comments

Rustic Furniture Collection Debuts at Barn Light USA
As if launching a new website wasn’t exciting enough last week, we’re over the moon about adding a collection of rustic furniture to our mix of vintage-inspired lighting and porcelain dinnerware. We’re also introducing the newest craftsman on our team — Zach Brady — who has been working with wood since he was a kid. He brings a talented hand and keen eye for details to every piece he creates. ... Read More

Behind the Scenes | Celebrating Manufacturing Month at Barn Light USA

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Behind the Scenes | Celebrating Manufacturing Month at Barn Light USA
We’ve had lots to celebrate in the last week with the launch of our streamlined website and new branding scheme. If you missed last Friday’s post with all the details, you can check it out here. We’re rolling on with the celebratory mood as National Manufacturing Month kicks off in October. It’s a time to celebrate modern manufacturing and the growing demand for quality, American-made products. ... Read More

We Have Liftoff! The New Barn Light USA!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 | 0 comments

We Have Liftoff! The New Barn Light USA!
From our offices located on the Space Coast of Florida, we’ve had a front row seat to many launches over the years. No matter how many times we see it, the thrill never gets old! Today, our excitement is soaring higher than a Delta rocket as we’re celebrating our own launch! We’re rockin’ a brand new website and a new name too — Barn Light USA.     The transformed website makes it easier to find, select, and customize the handcrafted lighting you love. Along with a new logo and more streamlined look, we’re also rolling out an original line of Handmade Furniture to complement our collections of Barn Lighting, LED Lighting,... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Beautiful Alternative to Pendants

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Beautiful Alternative to Pendants
When working with small spaces, every detail counts from the flooring style to the paint color to the ceiling lights. When Peg, a customer from Fairport, New York, tackled a gut renovation of her small eat-in kitchen, she wanted to maximize the utilization of space for storage but still maintain space for dining. The finished kitchen boasts modern touches with black appliances and counter tops, stone gray cabinets, and soothing gray, luxury vinyl tile flooring. When it came to choosing kitchen lighting, Peg knew exactly what she didn’t want. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Wall Sconces Complement Farmhouse Style

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Wall Sconces Complement Farmhouse Style
Like many designers, Anne Marie discovered Barn Light Electric years ago. But when she and her family moved into an old farmhouse-style home in the horse country of northern Virginia, she knew exactly where to turn for vintage-inspired lighting. “The home was built in 1901, and we bought it as a fixer-upper four years ago,” Anne Marie says. “We were drawn to its bucolic setting, the stone walls that surround the property, and the easy access into Washington, D.C.” At 1,400 square feet, the home was too small for the family of four, so they added a two-story addition including a porch, mudroom, kitchen/dining area, and master suite.  ... Read More