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Modern Farmhouse Journey | Creating a Vintage-Inspired, American-Made Home

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | Creating a Vintage-Inspired, American-Made Home
We’re excited to introduce a new series to the blog today! Whitney May and her husband Peter are sharing their journey of building a modern farmhouse in Vermont. We will follow along as they make decisions on colors, materials, decor, and yes, lighting! Whitney will take over the blogger’s chair on a regular basis this spring and summer to chronicle the ups and downs of the construction process. ... Read More

Save Some Green on St. Paddy’s Day!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Save Some Green on St. Paddy’s Day!
Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and we’re celebrating by helping you save a wee bit o’ green! Our St. Patrick’s Day sale starts today with 20% off hundreds of vintage-inspired barn lights, porcelain RLM lights, dinnerware, and even our new line of handcrafted furniture. It takes more than luck to create the array of easy-to-customize products here at Barn Light Electric. It’s the hands-on attention to detail that makes us stand apart. Dozens of hands touch every product from spinning metal on a lathe to hand applying finishes to ensure you receive our very best. ... 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

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting Favored by Long-Time Customer
Back in early 2012, Erika and her husband Scott were searching for lighting for their home in Celebration, Florida. They’d heard about a lighting company called Barn Light Electric in Titusville, a small town just east of them on the Space Coast. They drove over to check it out. “We were renovating our kitchen at the time, and we wanted to see the lamps in person,” Erika says. “I think that’s when we fell in love.” A Barn Light team member explained how the lights were hand spun on a lathe just like industrial lighting was crafted in the early 20th century. Erika and her husband, both engineers, were fascinated by the process and... Read More

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights for Texas Hill Country Home

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights for Texas Hill Country Home
When Robin started creating her custom home, she turned to the surrounding Texas hill country for inspiration. “I was going for an eclectic, artistic, cozy, hill country look,” Robin says. “We wanted a lively yet comfortable home that represents the hill country of Texas and nearby Austin which is very eclectic and a little bit rustic.” Robin’s home features a lot of natural wood with black, white, and pops of color. Since much of her home was custom made, Robin turned to Barn Light Electric where she could custom build her lighting. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse
If you checked out our year-end blog posts on our favorite spaces from 2017, you’ll see that the farmhouse trend made a strong showing. People love the rustic yet modern look of a contemporary farmhouse — lived in, yet lovely, with plenty of texture and character. Today’s featured customer, Jen from Sylvania, Ohio, built the modern farmhouse of her dreams accented with barn lights inside and out. The home was recently awarded Single Family Home of the Year by the Home Builder’s Association. ... Read More