Brass Schoolhouse Lighting

Featured Customer | Vintage, Modern Mix Suits Bathroom Remodel

Posted by on May 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage, Modern Mix Suits Bathroom Remodel
One of today’s hottest design trends — mixing both vintage and modern styles — can be tough to pull off. It’s one thing to create a modern minimalist kitchen or fill a living room with more traditional touches. But it’s another task entirely to mix these styles in a way that seamlessly blends materials, colors, and fixtures into a cohesive space. If you’re trying to master this look, take a lesson from our good friend Christina at Christina’s Adventures who recently remodeled her master bathroom as part of the One Room Challenge. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 9 Ways to Decorate with the Color of Love

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 | 2 comments

Guest Blogger | 9 Ways to Decorate with the Color of Love
Still feeling amorous post-Valentine’s Day? Why not show your home some love, too! Pull your home out of the cold, gray drear of February with a few touches of the color of love: warm, revitalizing red. Below are nine tips for decorating with this bold hue; but first, a look at the color’s role throughout the world. •  In Eastern cultures, red is often the color for good luck. Brides in India and Nepal wear red saris; in Japan, a red kimono symbolizes happiness and good luck. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Brass Schoolhouse Lighting Suits 1930s-Era Kitchen

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 | 1 comment

Featured Customer | Brass Schoolhouse Lighting Suits 1930s-Era Kitchen
When Melissa and Dheeraj Maria moved from their Brooklyn, New York, apartment to a 1936-era, five-bedroom home in New Rochelle, they were thrilled with the expanded space. The kitchen, however, was last redecorated in the 1960s, and featured an inordinate amount of shiny wallpaper on the walls and ceiling. The six-week renovation project, chronicled in this Architectural Digest post, took the space from dark and depressing to bright and inviting. The couple opted to keep the original layout but ditched the dark cabinets, cheap countertops, and outdated flooring. And yes, the wallpaper had to go. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Blends Vintage, Farmhouse Styles

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lighting Blends Vintage, Farmhouse Styles
We have enjoyed watching Christina work on her 1902 Victorian home for almost a year now. We follow her progress, along with a host of other fans, on her blog Christina’s Adventures where she chronicles the ups and downs of living in and renovating an older home. One of the last spaces she tackled was the first space people would see coming into the home — the entryway and hallway. “It was our last major piece of our downstairs area, so there was a light at the end of the tunnel,” Christina says. “But it was hard because we couldn’t simply shut a door and have the mess contained in a room. We welcomed guests into a hallway filled... Read More

Featured Customer | Brass, Copper Lighting Refresh Ashley Brooke's Neo-Traditional Home

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Brass, Copper Lighting Refresh Ashley Brooke's Neo-Traditional Home
Want to add a little sparkle to your life? Take a page from Ashley, of Ashley Brooke Designs, who is a firm believer in adding a little extra sass to everyday life by turning simply functional items, like mugs and stationery, into simply fantastic ones. With a background in interior design and a passion for textiles, this native Floridian, who grew up right here on the Space Coast, added some sparkle to her own home recently with some new lighting from our Copper & Brass Collection. ... Read More

Schoolhouse Pendant Lighting Easy to Customize for Distinctive Look

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 | 0 comments

Schoolhouse Pendant Lighting Easy to Customize for Distinctive Look
Barn Light Electric was born from a passion for vintage style lighting. Inspired not only by the designs of early 20th century lighting, our owners also appreciated the durability and craftsmanship they saw in pieces found in antique stores, at estate sales, and even when poking around old buildings. They have built their business recreating many of these time-honored styles while offering new materials, finish colors, and customizing options for a fresh twist on old favorites. ... Read More