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How To | Light Up Small Spaces with Color & Style

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Light Up Small Spaces with Color & Style
In case you missed Wednesday’s post, we’re celebrating Kim Lewis’s newest tiny home which is making its debut this weekend at the Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles. Kim is an expert at making the most of every single inch of a tiny home, but she refuses to sacrifice on color or style. Small spaces can be especially difficult when it comes to lighting. Oh sure, you could pop in a can light which takes zero space, but how boring is that?! ... Read More

Flush Mount Lights Offer Stylish Alternative to Recessed Cans

Posted by on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Flush Mount Lights Offer Stylish Alternative to Recessed Cans
When recessed lighting first hit the residential market in the mid 20th century, homeowners loved the clean, modern look. In a time before open floor plans and cathedral ceilings became vogue, recessed lights helped make small rooms with low ceilings look bigger. Today, a more stylish alternative to the traditional can light is available in the versatile Flush Mount Light. Offering a more compact profile than standard pendant lights, flush mount lighting is perfect for spaces large and small. Take a look at how some of our customers have used a variety of flush mount styles to brighten their spaces. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants for Post-and-Beam Carriage Barn

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Copper Pendants for Post-and-Beam Carriage Barn
A family business that spans three generations must be doing something right. The folks at The Barn Yard & Great Country Garages have been crafting post-and-beam barns, custom garages, pool houses, and sheds for more than 30 years now. The group of designers, engineers, and builders offer one-stop shopping with a focus on quality materials and commitment to customer satisfaction. They’re singing our song! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Gooseneck Light Pops Vintage Style on New Barn

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Gooseneck Light Pops Vintage Style on New Barn
Like many consumers, finding American-made lighting was important to Beth as she completed the building of a new barn at her home in Coopersville, Michigan. “It was also important that I could choose all the colors and options that I wanted,” she adds. “Actually, Barn Light Electric had so many choices that I really had to think it through before placing my order.” Although her brilliant red barn is brand new, Beth wanted the building to fit in with the other barns on the property, some of which are more than 100 years old. ... Read More

Year in Review | Top Pinterest Pins for 2016

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Year in Review | Top Pinterest Pins for 2016
With the holidays in the rear view mirror and the new year upon us, it’s fun not only to reflect on the past 12 months but to look ahead and plan for 2017. Many people use post-holiday weeks to take stock in their home — to see what needs repairing, refreshening, or a major overhaul. When it comes to finding inspiration for your home renovation projects, the choices can be overwhelming. Pinterest is one of our favorite places to find inspiration and capture images for home design, lighting, and other décor. Today, we’re taking a look back at some of our most popular pins from the Barn Light Electric Pinterest boards to see what trends might be... Read More

Featured Customer | Rustic Wall Lighting Lends Vintage Look to New Barn

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Rustic Wall Lighting Lends Vintage Look to New Barn
There was once a time when you built a new home, you wanted it to look, well, new! In recent years, however, I hear many customers say their goal for a new build is a classic look; a home with character and time-worn details. When Nate decided to build a barn on his property in Plympton, Massachusetts, he too wanted a more traditional look and feel to his new building. “We live in a small town with a rural feel and we were trying to capture that New England barn charm,” Nate says. “Even though it’s new, we wanted the barn to appear as though it could have been here for 100 years.” Nate worked with the design team at The Barn Yard in... Read More