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Featured Customer | Exterior Lighting Blends Farmhouse & Modern Design

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Exterior Lighting Blends Farmhouse & Modern Design
When Ashley and her husband created a studio on the back of their detached garage eight years ago, they dreamed of the day when they could connect the space to their home. Ashley writes the blog Under the Sycamore where she documents home renovation projects, family adventures, and offers an online photography school. Their dream of connecting house to studio came true this year as they tackled the major renovation and remodel. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Barn Lighting Featured in Texas Hill Country Home

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Lighting Featured in Texas Hill Country Home
Characterized as the border between the American Southwest and Southeast, the Texas Hill Country boasts a majestic landscape of hills, rivers, and colorful explosions of native wildflowers such as bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush. When Jennifer Harbison, of Cobalt Living, was tapped to design a new home nestled in the Hill Country, she wanted to embrace the rustic feel of the surrounding countryside. ... Read More

Featured Customer | A Reflection on Hurricane Harvey One Year Later

Posted by on Sep 28, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | A Reflection on Hurricane Harvey One Year Later
Just over a year ago, Jamie (@whitetailfarmhouse) and her husband were in the final stages of completing their new home in a small town in southeast Texas. The couple served as their own general contractors throughout the process, hiring trades as needed, but completing much of the work themselves. The quiet town, situated near the coast, was an idyllic setting with plenty of family members living nearby. ... Read More

How To | Amp Up Your Curb Appeal in Time for Holiday Entertaining

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Amp Up Your Curb Appeal in Time for Holiday Entertaining
Don’t look now but the holiday entertaining season is just around the corner. Oh sure, we get to enjoy fall colors and pumpkins on the porch for a few more weeks, but it won’t be long before people are ringing your bell to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner and festive gatherings around the kitchen island. So take a break from browsing Pinterest for the latest mulled cider recipe and consider sprucing up your home’s exterior for the coming season. Today we offer some inspiration for amping up the curb appeal of your home just in time for the holidays. ... Read More

Nautical-Style Lighting Adds Coastal Vibe to Any Location

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Nautical-Style Lighting Adds Coastal Vibe to Any Location
If you love the laid-back, casual style of the coast but live too far for full immersion, don’t despair. Bringing the spirit of the beach to your home is easy with nautical-style lighting from Barn Light Electric. Inspired by the nautical lights once installed on ships and dockside, our collection of nautical fixtures feature rugged industrial guard-and-glass designs. This feature not only offers the aesthetic you seek but protects the bulb within. From compact wall sconces and bulkhead lights to larger chandeliers, these American-made nautical lights will have you feeling the beach vibe in no time! ... Read More

Chain-Hung Pendant Lighting Offers Style, Flexibility

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 | 0 comments

Chain-Hung Pendant Lighting Offers Style, Flexibility
When considering pendant lighting, most people opt for cord hung pendants or the more formal look of a stem-mounted pendant. But a chain-hung mounting not only offers the industrial look that’s so trendy these days, but it also provides more flexibility in installation. For example, Amanda struggled with an off-centered electrical box in her dining room. She needed a light that could swag, but many of the pendants and chandeliers she considered couldn’t accommodate a swag. Amanda loves designs that are timeless and vintage, yet trendy, and she found that seemingly impossible mix in our Schoolhouse Chain Hung Pendant. ... Read More