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Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!

Posted by on May 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!
Every spring, I come down with a mean case of the home improvement bug. From minor improvements to major overhauls, the start of the season is the perfect time to update and upgrade both the interior and exterior of your home. This month, we asked Barn Light Electric customers and followers for their most pressing home improvement questions. Browse my answers below to the four most popular topics and get inspired to make changes in your own home! ... Read More

How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More
The kitchen is almost always the heart of a home. It serves as a multipurpose space for making meals, doing homework, gathering with family, entertaining friends, and enjoying quiet moments. Kitchen lighting must satisfy a variety of needs and often includes both task lighting and decorative lighting. Today we’re exploring lighting for the kitchen sink. If you’re lucky, a window over the sink provides natural light plus a view, but an overhead fixture offers illumination after dark. We’ve gathered some of our favorite customer photos that show lighting up the kitchen sink can be anything but boring! ... Read More

Guest Blogger | One Blake Soho Pendant, Three Different Styles

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | One Blake Soho Pendant, Three Different Styles
A few months ago, I kicked off a fun series where I choose one Barn Light Electric fixture and style it three different ways to illustrate the endless versatility of a well-made light. In that first post, I featured just three of the many different ways the classic Schoolhouse Brass Stem Mount Light can be used to create distinct and unique spaces. This month, with spring on the brain, I’m all about the Blake Soho Pendant in Blush Pink — a classic shape that resembles those May flowers we’re anxiously awaiting, in an immensely popular color in both interiors and fashion. ... Read More

How To | Shop Successfully Online for Quality, American-Made Lighting

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Shop Successfully Online for Quality, American-Made Lighting
Ever since the first secure, online retail transaction happened back in 1994, consumers have enjoyed the convenience of shopping from home. There is much to love about making a purchase from the couch and waiting for the mailman to hand it over at the door. But as we all know, shopping online has its nuances especially when shopping for something more permanent than bath soap and tissues. Here at Barn Light Electric, we strive to make your shopping experience as pleasant and seamless as possible. Today we’re offering some helpful hints on how to shop for lighting online. ... Read More

How To | Create the Perfect Farmhouse Kitchen

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Create the Perfect Farmhouse Kitchen
So you want to create the perfect farmhouse kitchen? The term “farmhouse style” keeps Google engines humming as the look continues to be popular with home builders and renovators. To help you capture the look, we browsed through some of our amazing customer photos and found common elements in these beautiful farmhouse kitchens. One of our favorite elements of a farmhouse kitchen is an apron front sink. Christina opted for a copper version that is the focal point of her space. It’s especially lovely at night under the glow of a Brisbane Industrial Stem Mount Pendant. ... Read More

Spring Ahead with Colors to Suit Your Style

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Spring Ahead with Colors to Suit Your Style
Although some parts of the country are still trying to shake the icy grasp of winter, the calendar says we spring ahead this weekend to Daylight Savings Time. That can only mean that warmer temps, greener grass, and spring cleaning are right around the corner! One of the things I enjoy most about spring is the return of color. Even if you’re a neutral type who shies away from vivid hues, you can’t help but get excited when spring rolls in with its endless array of color. ... Read More