Historic Homes

Featured Customer | Tiny House Boasts Big Style with Barn Pendants

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Tiny House Boasts Big Style with Barn Pendants
The tiny house movement has grown much larger than its diminutive footprint and shows no signs of fading anytime soon. While some consumers embrace the pared-down lifestyle a smaller home offers, others are finding new uses for these compact and cozy spaces. Christa and Paul decided to build a tiny home to serve as a quaint bed-and-breakfast on their property in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.  ... Read More

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature
Last April, we introduced Whitney in this blog post as she began sharing her story of building a mid century modern farmhouse in Vermont. Today, Whitney discusses a powerful lesson learned about color and lighting in her new powder room. As my husband, Peter, and I dove into the construction of our mountain-top farmhouse, we faced steep learning curves along the way. We discovered that a clear vision for layout and décor is no guarantee when it comes to what materials arrive on your doorstep. Even with countless hours of research, endless Pinterest board comparisons, Houzz inspiration hunting, and precise planning, you just can’t foresee everything until the project... Read More

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home
When clicking through the multitude of customizing menus for our handcrafted barn lights, customers often focus on the finish options such as color, guard, glass, and beautiful cotton cords. It’s so exciting, in fact, that the fundamental design question of scale might get lost in the conversation. When Shauna was considering exterior lighting for her new Colorado Springs home, the scale of the lights was most important. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Star in Major Home Renovation

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Star in Major Home Renovation
As soon as Janna saw the six-acre farm in Salem, Oregon, she started dreaming. Even before she and her husband made an offer on the land, which included a 120-year-old farmhouse, she envisioned beautiful, black barn lights highlighting the white facade. The couple purchased the home last December and, after five months of extensive renovations, are settling in to life on the farm. Janna chronicled their journey on Instagram @yellowprairieinteriors.  ... Read More

Featured Customer | Galvanized Exterior Lights for 1920s Home

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Galvanized Exterior Lights for 1920s Home
In last Monday’s blog post, we visited Kate out in Sacramento, California, who just completed the addition of a new garage/home office to her property. The renovation also included a beautiful, backyard pool that is seeing lots of activity this summer! Kate adorned her new building with Teal LED gooseneck lights and LED wall sconces which add a splash of color to the dark facade. She was nervous about the color choice at first, but is in love with the look.  ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Mix Rustic, Modern Styles

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Mix Rustic, Modern Styles
Blended home styles keep popping up as homeowners embrace an eclectic approach to design that celebrates appealing details from differing styles. Think industrial modern, mid-century rustic, or even jappalachia. When Jon and Jamie started planning their new home in Covington, Louisiana, they merged their favorite design styles to create a rustic modern farmhouse. “We built this as a home to raise our family in,” Jon says. “We love the nod to a simpler time when farmhouses were designed for functionality. We wanted it to have a warm, timeless feel while still reflecting some of the rustic modern style we like so much.” ... Read More