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Vanity Strip Lighting | Minimalist Design, Maximum Style

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Vanity Strip Lighting | Minimalist Design, Maximum Style
Ah, the bathroom. A room in which we all spend a fair amount of time yet is often overlooked when it comes to design and décor. Oh sure, we see those gorgeous spaces on Houzz and Pinterest, but what does your average bathroom really look like? What can you do to give your space a little bling? A little more oomph? Without spending an arm and a leg? Consider our new Vanity Strip Lighting which offers not only ample light for sinks, mirrors, and vanities but adds a design element that brings its own bit of je ne sais quoi to the space. And who doesn’t need that in a bath?! ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look
We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting design blogs, and our latest discovery — House 214 Design — is a visual delight. Writer Melinda McCoy uses her background in teaching and love of design to inspire readers to look at every design decision, no matter how small, as an opportunity to make an impression. “For me, design isn’t about a look, but a feeling,” Melinda says. “A feeling that is about emotion and, simply put, feels right to you and your home. It is that ‘something’ when you walk into a space that just feels right.” ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Feels Right at Home in Vintage Farmhouse

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Schoolhouse Lighting Feels Right at Home in Vintage Farmhouse
When we first started Barn Light Electric more than eight years ago, our goal was to offer high quality, vintage lighting styles with updated finishes and customizing options. We took the best that the classic RLM warehouse shade had to offer and made it even better. Interior designers around the world fell in love with our eclectic collection of lighting. Amy Faulkenberry of ID Studio Interiors in Greenville, South Carolina, recently tapped into our Schoolhouse Collection to bring a beautiful blend of vintage and modern to a new laundry room/pantry space. ... Read More

Steampunk-Inspired Industrial Lighting with a Vintage Twist

Posted by on May 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Steampunk-Inspired Industrial Lighting with a Vintage Twist
If you’re a devoted follower of Houzz, a reader of design blogs, or even a Pinterest addict (yes, we know you are), then you’ve probably noticed that the days of matchy-matchy design are long gone. It’s perfectly acceptable to mix old and new, modern and traditional, bold and subdued. In a nod to this blending of styles, we introduce two new additions to our line of Modern Wall Sconces. By combining an industrial mounting with classic Ball jars, we’ve created wall lights that marry vintage and modern styles into one happy and beautiful union. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | How To Decorate With White

Posted by on May 13, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | How To Decorate With White
Done well, white rooms are peerless. They’re breezy and light, ethereal and welcoming, calming and utterly timeless. They forsake trends and transcend any period, style, or geography. Though for some, decorating with white can be daunting. We’ve all seen white gone wrong, resulting in boring, chilly, or downright sterile spaces. But with these simple guidelines and tips, you can achieve the white room of your dreams (even if you have children and pets!). ... Read More

Customer Favorites from Pinterest, Instagram & More

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 | 2 comments

Customer Favorites from Pinterest, Instagram & More
When you’re shopping for new lighting, there are endless sources for inspiration. We’ve got you covered not only here on the blog, but on multiple social media platforms as well. Two of the best places to check out are the image-rich sites of Instagram and Pinterest. The Barn Light Electric Instagram feed is chock full of photos that show our handcrafted, American-made lighting in different settings so you can see how specific lights look in different spaces.  ... Read More