Outdoor Lighting

Featured Customer | Vintage Lighting Adds Retro Style to Kitchen Reno

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage Lighting Adds Retro Style to Kitchen Reno
The open floor plan continues to be popular especially for those who like large, combined spaces for entertaining. It also works well for families who enjoy spreading out between kitchen, living, and dining rooms but still want to carry on a conversation or keep an eye on kids. Lighting these spaces is both a challenge and an opportunity as Jennifer discovered when she recently renovated her kitchen. ... Read More

All You Need to Know | Dark Sky-Friendly Lighting

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Dark Sky-Friendly Lighting
With the growth of industrialized societies worldwide, light pollution has become a global issue. According to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), the widespread use of artificial light at night can adversely affect the environment and energy consumption. Here at Barn Light Electric, many of our fixtures are rooted in RLM-inspired designs which are a natural for dark sky-friendly lighting. The classic warehouse shade, with the bulb tucked high inside, focuses the illumination downward, away from the sky, and produces less glare. ... Read More

Our Favorite Barns & the Lights That Make Them Memorable

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 | 0 comments

Our Favorite Barns & the Lights That Make Them Memorable
Thanks to customer photos filling our Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook feeds, we enjoy a daily dose of beautiful spaces highlighted with our quality, American-made lighting. We have our favorites, but the space that always speaks to our hearts is a barn. We’ve seen barns ranging from old, well-worn tobacco sheds to brand-new barns we’d like to live in. We wanted to share some of our favorites on the blog today. If you’ve got an outbuilding that needs some love, these pics will inspire you! ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 5 Ways to Update Your Home This Weekend

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 5 Ways to Update Your Home This Weekend
Have plans this weekend? If you have a free day, a free afternoon, or even just a free hour, you have time to update your home before clocking into work on Monday morning. With the simple and easy fixes below, you can transform your home with plenty of time to spare for enjoying the summer sun and fun. Update your light fixtures There’s no simpler way to completely change the look of your space than by updating your light fixtures. A boring fixture doesn’t get noticed—or, worse, gets noticed for the wrong reasons—but a statement fixture can steal the show. For example, a Bubble Chandelier brings sleek modernity and a touch of whimsy to a dining area or living... Read More

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home
When clicking through the multitude of customizing menus for our handcrafted barn lights, customers often focus on the finish options such as color, guard, glass, and beautiful cotton cords. It’s so exciting, in fact, that the fundamental design question of scale might get lost in the conversation. When Shauna was considering exterior lighting for her new Colorado Springs home, the scale of the lights was most important. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Exterior Barn Lights for Colorado Retreat

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Exterior Barn Lights for Colorado Retreat
Have you ever seen a home featured on our blog that you instantly wished you could visit? Like Steve’s jaw-dropping Sullivan’s Island home that we shared here? Or this inviting modern farmhouse in Ohio that Caroline outfitted with classic barn lighting inside and out. We’re happy to tell you that today’s Featured Customer loves visitors! The Wolf Den, located in Twin Lakes, Colorado, is a charming retreat perched at the base of Mount Elbert, Colorado’s tallest peak. ... Read More