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Featured Customer | Barn Wall Sconces Complement Farmhouse Style

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Wall Sconces Complement Farmhouse Style
Like many designers, Anne Marie discovered Barn Light Electric years ago. But when she and her family moved into an old farmhouse-style home in the horse country of northern Virginia, she knew exactly where to turn for vintage-inspired lighting. “The home was built in 1901, and we bought it as a fixer-upper four years ago,” Anne Marie says. “We were drawn to its bucolic setting, the stone walls that surround the property, and the easy access into Washington, D.C.” At 1,400 square feet, the home was too small for the family of four, so they added a two-story addition including a porch, mudroom, kitchen/dining area, and master suite.  ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Key to Industrial Farmhouse Vibe

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer |  Barn Lights Key to Industrial Farmhouse Vibe
When Melissa and her husband decided to build a new home as a gathering place for family and friends, she envisioned a space that was not only welcoming but would be designed for aging in place. “I wanted to create a home that we can enjoy now and long into the future,” Melissa says. Located in southwestern Michigan, just two miles from the shores of Lake Michigan, the home serves as a place of retreat in a charming farm town. Melissa notes that barn lighting was key to her vision for her modern industrial farmhouse. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Barn Lights Provide Personality Plus to New Home

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Barn Lights Provide Personality Plus to New Home
Building a new home requires countless decisions. From the moment pen touches paper to capture the first concept until the key turns the lock on the front door, choices are made for colors, materials, fixtures, finishes, and so much more. While creating a new home can be exciting and maybe even fun, it helps to have a professional guide you through the process. Jamie Keskin, of Jamie Keskin Design in Massachusetts, recently helped a client navigate the myriad of decisions needed to create their dream home. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Five Keys to Using Color for Curb Appeal

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Five Keys to Using Color for Curb Appeal
The entertaining season is just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time and warm weather ahead to get the exterior of your home in tip-top shape for guests and passersby. One of the most surefire ways to amp up your home’s curb appeal is with color. Whether bright and bold, subtle and neutral, or anything in between, with a little forethought and consideration, color can take your home from yawn-inducing to gasp-worthy. Below, a few keys to consider when adding color to your home’s exterior: ... Read More

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