Welcome to “Mississippi’s Front Porch” — a hidden gem just outside the metropolitan madness of Memphis, Tennessee. The small town of Hernando, with proximity to both Memphis and Oxford, felt like home immediately to Emily when she and her husband moved to the area.
“Hernando is quiet and quaint with excellent public schools and a beautiful downtown historic district,” says Emily, mother of two and creator of the blog Everything Emily. “It’s a great little town to raise a family.” After searching for a lot to build on, Emily and her husband instead chose a house already under construction to make their own. Although... Read More
If you ordered a new gooseneck light, pendant, or maybe a chandelier during our recent Holiday Sale, rest assured it’s being handcrafted with care by our team of skilled craftsmen. Every light we make starts as a sheet of metal carefully spun on a lathe to create the desired shape.
From there, the raw shade is carted off to the prep area where the metal is prepared for the specific finish it will receive. Barn Light Electric offers custom copper and brass finishes as well as durable powder coat finishes. We are also the only lighting company in America creating beautiful porcelain enamel finishes for both lights and dinnerware.
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With the holidays in the rear view mirror and the new year upon us, it’s fun not only to reflect on the past 12 months but to look ahead and plan for 2017. Many people use post-holiday weeks to take stock in their home — to see what needs repairing, refreshening, or a major overhaul. When it comes to finding inspiration for your home renovation projects, the choices can be overwhelming.
Pinterest is one of our favorite places to find inspiration and capture images for home design, lighting, and other décor. Today, we’re taking a look back at some of our most popular pins from the Barn Light Electric Pinterest boards to see what trends might be... Read More
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is like a giant sigh of relief. The madness of last-minute wrapping and cooking is over and, for many, there are a few extra days to cherish before slipping back into the work routine.
It’s also a great time to shop! Barn Light Electric is holding its annual Holiday Sale offering 15% off hundreds of vintage-inspired barn lights including gooseneck lights, wall sconces, chandeliers and more.
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When Edy and her husband built their new home in the small village of Lake Ann, Michigan, they wanted the structure to reflect the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
“We built our home on seven acres just west of Traverse City on a secluded piece of land overlooking a small pond,” Edy says. “We have deer, coyote, owl, and fox in the area, and we enjoy the outdoors very much.” As she researched lighting online, Edy looked for American-made fixtures with an authentic barn light look to add a raw cottage feel to their home.
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An entrepreneur at heart, Jack Glasser was still in high school when he started Glasser Images. Eleven years later, his company has grown to include a staff of photographers and assistants who moved recently to a brand new studio in the heart of downtown Bismark, North Dakota. The new location is bigger, more modern, and offers much needed space for the growing business.
“The new space has such beautiful natural light,” Jack says. “It was an empty shell so we built out the space as we needed. The open work space helps foster creativity with natural and professional industrial lighting.” Moving from a more traditionally styled space, Jack wanted... Read More