Bedroom

Guest Blogger | 10 Steps to a Perfectly Styled Nightstand

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 10 Steps to a Perfectly Styled Nightstand
Nightstands are a small, but mighty spot in any bedroom. They act as a frame for your bed, and provide balance, color, texture, and personality to your space. Too often, though, bedside tables become cluttered drop-zones, effectively eliminating the functional and aesthetic purposes they serve. But with these 10 simple steps, you can create a beautiful tablescape that makes bedtime a dream. Start with lighting. Whether you opt for a curvy lamp, a sleek pendant, or a bold swing arm sconce, lighting is perhaps the most important aspect of your bedside styling – so it’s exactly where you should begin. ... Read More

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

Swing Into Summer with Versatile Swing-Arm Wall Sconces

Posted by on May 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Swing Into Summer with Versatile Swing-Arm Wall Sconces
With the advent of warmer weather and the outdoor activities that now beckon, I still find myself indoors tackling the spring cleaning. And not just the cleaning but the decluttering. The nightstand is one spot that tends to attract an incredible amount of clutter with books, the lamp, a tea cup, charging station, and more. And I only focus on this space twice a day — once in the morning when I’m too groggy to care and at night when I swear that I’ll clean it off tomorrow. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Wall-Hugging Barn Sconces for Attic Renovation

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 | 3 comments

Professional's Corner | Wall-Hugging Barn Sconces for Attic Renovation
Have you been up to the attic lately? Is it a little-used space full of cobwebs, off-season clothes, and holiday decorations? That once described Sara’s attic in her Gainesville, Georgia, home but she envisioned so much more for her 1,000-square-foot space. “It was a great place for storage, but I felt it could function better as living space,” she says. “The birth of our third child left us without a guest room, so we needed to incorporate a bedroom into our attic.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting Sets the Tone in NY Home Remodel

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting Sets the Tone in NY Home Remodel
No matter how many houses you call home through the years, the first one is pretty special. For Amanda and her husband, Christopher, the move from a New York apartment to a Cape Cod-style modern farmhouse in Dutchess County was exciting as they started incorporating their own style into the space. “The first remodel consisted of a new master bathroom, refinishing the hardwood floors, and replacing dated mudroom tiles with wood floors,” Amanda says. “We also replaced all of the light fixtures in the house.” Although she didn’t like the existing lights which were wood and iron with candles, Amanda couldn’t put her finger on exactly what... Read More

Multi-Light Chandeliers Crafted with Inspiration from Across the Ages

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 | 1 comment

Multi-Light Chandeliers Crafted with Inspiration from Across the Ages
Barn Light Electric is celebrating nine years in business this month! We’ve come a long way since the early days of operating out of a 100-year-old hardware store in downtown Titusville. Using salvaged vintage lights as inspiration, we began handcrafting our own designs, exploring new colors, reviving the art of porcelain enamel, and adding options like LED to bring these time-honored styles into the next century. ... Read More