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Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lights for Rustic Woodlands Home

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 | 3 comments

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lights for Rustic Woodlands Home
In Monday’s post, we met Edy of Lake Ann, Michigan, and got a glimpse of the seven-acre, lushly wooded spot she and her husband now call home. The couple’s new digs overlook a small pond where they enjoy the abundance of wildlife that share their outdoor space. Edy chose to outfit her new home with classic barn lights to lend a cottage feel to the place and celebrate the rustic nature of her surroundings. ... Read More

Porcelain Enamel Dinnerware Makes a Splash on the Table

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Porcelain Enamel Dinnerware Makes a Splash on the Table
It’s been almost four years since Barn Light Electric revived the lost art of manufacturing porcelain enamel lighting. With a cadre of metal spinners and a special oven that we purchased and shipped over from Italy, we re-introduced the rugged, high-gloss beauty of porcelain enamel to a whole new audience. While porcelain enamel lighting was once a staple of the lighting industry back in the early 20th century, it was used almost exclusively in commercial applications.  ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 6 Popular Interiors Colors & How They Affect Your Mood

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 6 Popular Interiors Colors & How They Affect Your Mood
With the drab and dreariness of winter (almost) behind us and the bright freshness of spring just ahead, now is the perfect time to think about adding color to your home. Whether you’re considering a fresh coat of paint or just a few small touches, the colors you choose can have a major impact on your space’s mood. Keep reading for a quick primer on some of the most popular interiors colors and the atmospheres they create. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting a Perfect Fit for 175-Year-Old Farmhouse

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Lighting a Perfect Fit for 175-Year-Old Farmhouse
Back in the mid 1800s when Ken’s Kentucky farmhouse was first built, the kitchen was a separate building. Thankfully, the kitchen is now connected to the main house via a back porch so there are no dashes through the rain just to eat dinner. “We’ve been working on the place for more than 21 years now,” Ken says. “The interior walls are solid and 18 inches thick which makes plumbing, heating, and electrical improvements tough.” When Ken started looking to upgrade his lighting, he wanted to maintain the classic farmhouse look. An old porcelain enamel gooseneck barn light hung outside and Ken wanted to replace it with one just like it.... Read More

Chain Hung Pendant Lighting | Vintage Style with Modern Options

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Chain Hung Pendant Lighting | Vintage Style with Modern Options
If you follow the Barn Light Electric Facebook page, you probably saw the post last night about our new commercial that is airing. Barn Light Electric was named Large Business of the Year in 2015 at the Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards last March. Part of our prize package was this commercial production. The opening sequence of the commercial was filmed in our Inspiration Room — the hot, dusty space where owner Bryan Scott has collected vintage lights over the years. These rugged fixtures were manufactured during a time when products were built to last — crafted from the very best materials, by hand, to stand for generations. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Adds Welcoming Look to Nonprofit’s NY Digs

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Adds Welcoming Look to Nonprofit’s NY Digs
With the cacophony of voices seeking help in the nonprofit world, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the asking. But when we learned about Charity: Water, a nonprofit organization in New York City that uses 100 percent of public donations to fund clean water projects across the globe, we couldn’t wait to pitch in. Created in 2006 by Scott Harrison (read his incredible story here), Charity: Water moved into new digs on Manhattan this summer and worked with a variety of companies to outfit their space. ... Read More