Mud Room

Featured Customer | Porcelain Enamel Lighting Rounds Out NY Home Remodel

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Enamel Lighting Rounds Out NY Home Remodel
In Monday’s post, we met Amanda and Christopher who recently purchased their first home. The initial step for the couple was to repaint the multicolored rooms with a neutral gray to make the house look bigger and provide a softer palette on which to layer furniture and accessories. Along with painting and refinishing wood floors, they paid attention to the smaller details such as updating door knobs and cabinet hardware and replacing run-of-the-mill light fixtures. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Ceiling Pendants, Giant Clock Add Vintage Detailing to New Space

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 | 7 comments

Featured Customer | Ceiling Pendants, Giant Clock Add Vintage Detailing to New Space
Last Friday we got amped up for the fall entertaining season as Emily, a customer from Ohio, shared her recently renovated porch and patio in this post. Galvanized fans and a radial wave gooseneck light added the industrial touch Emily wanted to punch up her outdoor spaces. Today, we head into Emily’s mudroom where a pair of ceiling pendants mimic the gooseneck light with fun wavy shades. But seriously….you call this a mud room?! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Pendants Suit Hard-Working Mudroom

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Pendants Suit Hard-Working Mudroom
The mud room gets no respect. A completely utilitarian space, the mud room functions to simply accept our dirty, wet boots and jackets while we head off to more comfortable, cleaner spaces in the home. When Beth set out to remodel her mudroom, practicality was certainly in mind, but because her space is visible from both the den and kitchen, she hoped to make the space visually appealing as well. ... 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

Wall Sconces Embrace Minimalist Style with Maximum Effect

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 | 0 comments

Wall Sconces Embrace Minimalist Style with Maximum Effect
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Those words of wisdom from Leonardo da Vinci serve as the mantra for all those on board the minimalist train. For others who decry this pared-down styling in wall sconce lighting, we urge you to take a closer look. Minimal is not synonymous with plain and boring. Your lighting is certainly one of the most functional pieces of home décor, but it has a rightful place in the overall design plan of your space too. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 10 Easy Home Updates for the New Year

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 10 Easy Home Updates for the New Year
For many, the new year signifies a time to freshen things up at home, and what started as a hopeful wish list can quickly become a daunting inventory riddled with dollar signs. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Here, 10 easy home updates that you can tackle in 2016 without having to call an expensive contractor. Change light fixtures: Lighting is one of the most important elements in any room, and changing up or adding new fixtures can have dramatic results. This year, add pendants over your kitchen island, a chandelier to your dining room, and wall sconces wherever your home needs extra illumination. An electrician is cheaper than a contractor! ... Read More