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Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Porch Lighting for Vintage Farmhouse

Posted by on Jun 1, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Porch Lighting for Vintage Farmhouse
Some people look at a 170-year-old house and see outdated plumbing, faulty wiring, and sagging floors. Liz Marie took one look at her Grand Rapids, Michigan, home and saw nothing but dreams. “The original home was built in 1847,” she says. “We love the old farmhouse, the wraparound porch, the barn, and the land. We love it all, and it’s only a few minutes away from Starbucks too!” Liz Marie chronicles the renovations of her “new” home on the Liz Marie Blog. Last fall, she decided the front porch needed barn lights to tie together the farmhouse feel. ... Read More

Featured Customer | White Farmhouse, Classic Barn Lights a Dream Come True

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | White Farmhouse, Classic Barn Lights a Dream Come True
When Sara Parsons and her husband Sean built their farmhouse almost 13 years ago in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, it was a dream come true. Except for one small detail. “I always wanted the farmhouse to be white,” Sara says, “but everyone convinced me not to do it.” Fast forward to today and Sara’s dream is finally fulfilled as the couple recently repainted the exterior of the home a brilliant white. ... Read More

Spring Fever! It’s Popping Up All Over Instagram!

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 | 0 comments

Spring Fever! It’s Popping Up All Over Instagram!
Like an old Chevy with a bad motor, spring is having trouble getting started. Snow cancelled the Yankees’ home opener, Winter Storm Xanto is roaring across the Midwest, and “sprinter” is the newest made-up word to describe the spring that feels more like winter. Luckily, spring has sprung on our Instagram feed where we found plenty of pics loaded with vibrant colors and seasonal inspiration. We’re kick starting the weekend with some of our favorite photos that get us in the mood for being outdoors, gardening, and even spring cleaning! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Designer Opts for Casual Classic Look of Porcelain Enamel Lighting

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Designer Opts for Casual Classic Look of Porcelain Enamel Lighting
We often hear people describe barn lighting as classic or timeless. Indeed, even today, you can find antique warehouse shades still in use decades after installation. These are often porcelain enamel lights crafted from quality steel in an age when products were built to last. When Kelly Hurliman, an interior designer from just outside of Chicago, decided to remodel her kitchen, she wanted the classic look and quality of a porcelain enamel barn light. ... Read More

Save Some Green on St. Paddy’s Day!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Save Some Green on St. Paddy’s Day!
Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and we’re celebrating by helping you save a wee bit o’ green! Our St. Patrick’s Day sale starts today with 20% off hundreds of vintage-inspired barn lights, porcelain RLM lights, dinnerware, and even our new line of handcrafted furniture. It takes more than luck to create the array of easy-to-customize products here at Barn Light Electric. It’s the hands-on attention to detail that makes us stand apart. Dozens of hands touch every product from spinning metal on a lathe to hand applying finishes to ensure you receive our very best. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Colorful Barn Lights Add Personality to Vacation Cottage

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Colorful Barn Lights Add Personality to Vacation Cottage
Although Paula loves time spent with family in their Sawyer, Michigan, vacation home, the functionality of the space was lacking for their get-togethers. “We needed a larger, open space to make the flow better for summer weekends when we often have a big crowd,” Paula, an interior designer, explains. And, as with many remodeling efforts, Paula’s project snowballed. Since the footprint changed, flooring had to change. In the end, Paula also had new cabinetry, counters, appliances, and lighting. ... Read More