Ranch Homes

Featured Customer | Uplighting Offers Soft Light to Brick Facade

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 | 1 comment

Featured Customer | Uplighting Offers Soft Light to Brick Facade
Welcome to “Mississippi’s Front Porch” — a hidden gem just outside the metropolitan madness of Memphis, Tennessee. The small town of Hernando, with proximity to both Memphis and Oxford, felt like home immediately to Emily when she and her husband moved to the area. “Hernando is quiet and quaint with excellent public schools and a beautiful downtown historic district,” says Emily, mother of two and creator of the blog Everything Emily. “It’s a great little town to raise a family.” After searching for a lot to build on, Emily and her husband instead chose a house already under construction to make their own. Although... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Gooseneck Lights Are Divine in Desert Setting

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Gooseneck Lights Are Divine in Desert Setting
With rugged Mummy Mountain serving as both backdrop and inspiration in Paradise Valley, Arizona, it seems fitting that Matt would choose American-made, barn style lighting for his new home just northeast of Phoenix. “Style and functionality were important to me as I searched for lighting, but buying American-made fixtures was important too,” Matt says. His search for well-made, rugged gooseneck barn lights made in the USA led him to Barn Light Electric where he discovered the only place where porcelain enamel lights are still crafted the old-fashioned way. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Pendants Complement Industrial Decor

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Pendants Complement Industrial Decor
When I first moved into our brand spanking new home back in 2009, I was enthralled with the sheer and utter newness of it all. No one had ever cooked on the stove or soaked in the tub or scribbled with crayons on the walls. I was in love. It wasn’t long, however, before I found things that I wanted to change. While the construction was incredible, I could tell the builder took shortcuts with some of the fixtures. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Copper Lighting Brings Elegant Touch to Colorado Ranch Home

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Copper Lighting Brings Elegant Touch to Colorado Ranch Home
What do firefighters do in their spare time? If you’re Scott Kier, you build custom homes. Scott is currently putting the finishing touches on his own custom home which offers expansive views, gorgeous copper lighting, and 12 acres to ride dirt bikes with his sons. It has taken more than two years but Scott, and his wife Sabina, are finally settling into their new home in Sedalia, Colorado, just south of Denver. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Adds Rustic Complement to CA Hacienda

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Adds Rustic Complement to CA Hacienda
After Mike and Veronica moved into their Fullerton, California, home last year, they were happy that the home itself didn’t need major attention or repairs. Originally built in the 1940s and renovated in 2000, the 3,000-square-foot, hacienda-style home simply needed an upgrade in the exterior lighting. “Structurally, we haven’t changed our house,” Veronica says. “All of the work that we have done is aesthetic. We wanted to replace all of the old and outdated existing light fixtures.” ... Read More

Design 101: I'll Take Mix and Match Styles for $1000 Please Alex

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Design 101: I'll Take Mix and Match Styles for $1000 Please Alex
We love people who are as passionate about their work as we are about hand crafting our American-made lighting. And no one is more passionate about post war-era ranch homes than Austin King of Rafterhouse. Having just wrapped an HGTV pilot episode, Austin has been incredibly busy of late, but he agreed to take over the blogger’s chair to talk about mixing vintage and modern styles — a technique he loves to use to create visual interest with a touch of history. ... Read More