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Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home

Posted by on May 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home
A self-proclaimed “lighting junkie” from Colorado, Joseph is wrapping up the finishing touches on his new 1,250-square-foot, craftsman-style home. When searching exterior lighting, the size and shape of the shade was important but so was finding a fixture that could last in the high desert environment. He spotted Barn Light Electric on This Old House and liked what he saw on the company website. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character

Posted by on May 14, 2018 | 1 comment

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Gooseneck Light Offers Vintage Character
Oh, the lowly powder room. Most often a small space with a token light fixture, the powder room is seen as a quick pit stop rather than a destination for thoughtful design. But Natalie, from My Vintage Porch, had big, beautiful ideas for her small powder room space. “This is a room we wanted to renovate for quite some time, but we needed budget-friendly ideas,” Natalie says. “This space had only builder-grade touches, and we wanted to add more character.” Natalie covered over the tired, striped walls with shiplap and replaced the pedestal sink with, believe it or not, an old record cabinet! ... Read More

Featured Customer | White Farmhouse, Classic Barn Lights a Dream Come True

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | White Farmhouse, Classic Barn Lights a Dream Come True
When Sara Parsons and her husband Sean built their farmhouse almost 13 years ago in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, it was a dream come true. Except for one small detail. “I always wanted the farmhouse to be white,” Sara says, “but everyone convinced me not to do it.” Fast forward to today and Sara’s dream is finally fulfilled as the couple recently repainted the exterior of the home a brilliant white. ... Read More

Color Trends | Embracing the Many Hues of Blue

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Color Trends | Embracing the Many Hues of Blue
We’re in a blue mood today, but it’s all good since we’re exploring some wonderful variations of this hue! Blue is a calming color that evokes the sky and the sea and is often chosen for bedrooms, living rooms, and other spaces where we relax. Our palette of blues, available in both powder coat and porcelain enamel, ranges from rich Navy to delicate Delphite. These colors help create lighting that stands out as a focal point in a space or stars in a supporting role to complement other decor. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Blends Old, New in Bath Reno

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Blends Old, New in Bath Reno
What’s it like to work with your best friend every day? Darci Haney and her husband Matt are the design/build team behind MD Haney & Co. which has been tackling design and renovation projects in the Pacific Northwest for almost 15 years. “It’s a pretty good gig,” Darci says of working side-by-side with Matt. “We do mostly residential projects. He builds and I get to help make them pretty.” Their most recent project was right under their own roof. The couple own a sprawling, 1940s-era ranch home just outside McMinnville, Oregon. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Quick Ship Lighting Offers High Quality, Fast Turnaround

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Quick Ship Lighting Offers High Quality, Fast Turnaround
If you follow the Barn Light Electric blog, you know that our lighting isn’t sitting in a giant warehouse waiting for a drone to snatch it from the shelf. Unlike other business models that sacrifice quantity over quality, our vintage-inspired lighting is handcrafted and made to order. That means you can customize these fixtures to your heart’s content! This hands-on process, from cutting and shaping the metals, to prep, paint, assembly, and shipping is accomplished by many talented hands. This process takes time; about eight to ten working days to complete. We think this process, and the end result, is well worth the wait! ... Read More