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Guest Blogger | Home Office Design to Suit Your Work Style

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Home Office Design to Suit Your Work Style
The workforce is evolving, with more people working from home than ever before. In fact, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely in 2016. With more adults than ever working from their homes (and I’m one of them!), it’s become increasingly important to have a home office from which you can conduct business, be productive, and get inspired (even real estate professionals have noticed an increased demand for home office space among buyers). Here’s how to create a functional and stylish home office of your own: ... Read More

Top Designers Dish on Design Trends for 2018

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 | 2 comments

Top Designers Dish on Design Trends for 2018
While the weather outside is frightful, even here in typically sunny Florida, we’re seizing the moment to look ahead and consider what the new year may hold in the world of design. We’ve turned to the experts, our friends in the design business, who offer up their thoughts on what’s trending for 2018.  Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design We are excited to see so many raw textures and finishes which blend beautifully with the clean lines of modern to create a refined rustic vibe. We are also very excited to see a return of color. We are incorporating a wide variety of colors into our projects: blush to orange tones, navy and other blues, deep lush... Read More

Gift Guide | Our Staff’s Best Picks for the Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Gift Guide | Our Staff’s Best Picks for the Holiday Season
And just like that, the holiday shopping madness begins! Seems like just yesterday, we were enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie. Oh wait, actually, we were. But today we turn our sights on finding the perfect gift for that significant someone, a sibling, a teacher, or friend. Skip the lines, avoid endless circling of the mall parking lot, and find amazing gifts right here! To help launch your search, some of our staff offer up their suggestions for those special, handcrafted gifts that will be cherished for years to come. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 8 Steps to Creating a Cozy Reading Nook

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 8 Steps to Creating a Cozy Reading Nook
The winds are rising and the leaves are falling as autumn begins to make way for frosty days ahead. It’s this time of year, when the weather is shifting and the daylight hours are dwindling, that we turn our attention indoors – to creating cozy spots to nestle and warm up icy fingers and toes. And what better way to combat the cold beating at our doors than curling up with a good book, a steaming mug of tea, and a plush blanket in the perfect reading nook. Read on to learn how to carve out your own cozy reading nook for all the chilly eves ahead… ... Read More

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Enamelware Breakfast Set

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 | 6 comments

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Enamelware Breakfast Set
Sometimes accidents lead to happy endings. And in one case, a delicious ending! For Sommer, the creative mind and spirit behind A Spicy Perspective, an accident with cheesecake batter led to her creation of Cheesecake Dip. Which leads us to ask, “Why has no one thought of this before?!” No baking. No crust. Just dipping the good stuff right out of the bowl! Barn Light Electric has partnered with Sommer in the past as she has remodeled and updated her home in Asheville, North Carolina. Sommer’s kitchen got an update back in 2013 with some stylish LED lighting (you can read about that massive project here) and, a year later, she transformed... Read More

Guest Blogger | Top Ten Elements of Farmhouse Style

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Top Ten Elements of Farmhouse Style
There’s nothing more quintessentially cozy than a perfectly appointed farmhouse during the holiday season (or any season, for that matter!). This rustic, comforting aesthetic just begs for friends and family to gather, for fireplaces to be lit, and for long nights spent curled up on the couch with a good book. But you don’t have to live on a farm to get the farmhouse look. With a few key elements, you can bring farmhouse style to your home, wherever your home is. ... Read More