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Barn Lights: How Do I Customize Thee? Let Me Count the Ways!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 | 0 comments

Barn Lights: How Do I Customize Thee? Let Me Count the Ways!
So you find a really sweet barn light, but it’s a pendant, not a gooseneck light. And you really need a gooseneck for the garage. Twelve boxes of pendants but no goosenecks in sight. Wait, what? Why are you at the big box store when you can find the perfect barn light right here and customize it to your heart’s content?! Today, we’re going to show you one of our most popular shades — the Old Dixie — and the many different ways you can customize this RLM-inspired fixture to suit your taste and your space. ... Read More

Insta-spiration! Outdoor Lighting To Envy

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 | 0 comments

Insta-spiration! Outdoor Lighting To Envy
Although the dog days of August are upon us, there’s plenty of summer left to enjoy. From the looks of our Instagram feed, many of our customers are still spending time on their porches and patios. We’ve been tagged in so many great photos lately, we thought we’d share some of our favorite outdoor lighting shots. If you’re still thinking about adding exterior lighting to your home this summer, be inspired! ... Read More

Featured Customer | American-Made Exterior Lighting Adds Final Touch

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | American-Made Exterior Lighting Adds Final Touch
New siding and windows are a sure-fire way to spruce up a 20+ year-old home. Matt raised the bar, however, with the addition of American-made lighting. “We wanted something American made and solidly built overall,” Matt says. “Not something you get at a big box store. I didn’t want to be replacing lights anytime soon.” Matt started with his garage where he chose two Goodrich® Bomber Porcelain Gooseneck Lights. He customized these porcelain enamel lights with 15″ shades, Black finish, and G11 gooseneck arms. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Offer Casual, Rustic Style

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Offer Casual, Rustic Style
Sometimes you have to raise the roof. Not raise a ruckus, but literally raise the roof. That’s exactly what Jenny and her husband did when they tackled a gut renovation of their Millbrook, New York, home. The major renovation included an addition and rebuild of the second floor. The result is a stunning 6,500-square-foot modern farmhouse chock full of laid-back style. “We were going for a casual, rustic feel throughout with fixtures and finishes that still look good even as style trends change over time,” Jenny says. “Remodeling and design are hobbies that I love and I put together idea books on Houzz to design the spaces.” ... Read More

Color Inspiration | Classic Black Always in Style

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 | 0 comments

Color Inspiration | Classic Black Always in Style
So who remembers the 2017 Pantone color of the year? How about 2016 when they chose not one, but two, colors of the year? Anybody? Color trends may come and quickly go, but Black is one hue that will never, in our humble opinion, go out of style. (By the way, Pantone picked Greenery for this year taking over from last year’s baby blue and pink tones of Serenity and Rose Quartz.)  Many people consider Black a “safe” color. Our sales team hears that quite often — “I’m afraid to pick a color, so I just want Black.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting for Roadside Motel Renovation

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting for Roadside Motel Renovation
If you’re a careful reader of our blog, you may remember a mention of Roscoe, New York a few years back. Located two hours north of New York City, this tiny hamlet is home to Prohibition Distillery, a fire hall-turned-distillery with some pretty cool industrial lighting. Roscoe was also home to the Red Rose Motel which operated first as a dance hall, then later as a respite for tourists passing through the area. ... Read More