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All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Schoolhouse Lighting
Born from a passion for the quality of vintage-style lighting, Barn Light Electric embraces the time-honored styles of early 20th century lighting. Our artisans work thoughtfully to maintain the craftsmanship of these designs while incorporating updated materials, finish colors, and dozens of customizing options. The Schoolhouse Lighting Collection is one of our most popular. For many years, schoolhouse lights were simple, hand-blown glass globes crafted to conceal bare bulbs that dangled from a cord. These opaque globes transformed a basic necessity into a design element that added style to public buildings and schoolhouses and eliminated the harsh glare of the... Read More

How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Light Up the Kitchen Sink with Pendants, Gooseneck Lights & More
The kitchen is almost always the heart of a home. It serves as a multipurpose space for making meals, doing homework, gathering with family, entertaining friends, and enjoying quiet moments. Kitchen lighting must satisfy a variety of needs and often includes both task lighting and decorative lighting. Today we’re exploring lighting for the kitchen sink. If you’re lucky, a window over the sink provides natural light plus a view, but an overhead fixture offers illumination after dark. We’ve gathered some of our favorite customer photos that show lighting up the kitchen sink can be anything but boring! ... Read More

Spring Ahead with Colors to Suit Your Style

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Spring Ahead with Colors to Suit Your Style
Although some parts of the country are still trying to shake the icy grasp of winter, the calendar says we spring ahead this weekend to Daylight Savings Time. That can only mean that warmer temps, greener grass, and spring cleaning are right around the corner! One of the things I enjoy most about spring is the return of color. Even if you’re a neutral type who shies away from vivid hues, you can’t help but get excited when spring rolls in with its endless array of color. ... Read More

Stairway Lighting Offers Both Safety & Style

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 | 0 comments

Stairway Lighting Offers Both Safety & Style
One often overlooked, and, dare we say, neglected space in the house is the stairway. Long passages between upper and lower floors require adequate lighting for safety, yet shorter stairwells also benefit from a spot of light. Wall sconces, gooseneck lights, and even pendants can not only add necessary illumination but also play an integral role in your home’s design by bridging one space to another. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting Accents New Farmhouse

Posted by on Nov 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage-Inspired Lighting Accents New Farmhouse
On Wednesday, we started a tour of a gorgeous new farmhouse in northwest Ohio that many people mistake as a thoughtful renovation of an older home. The homeowners took great care to include many of the details of a classic farmhouse in their design including a natural stone foundation, a standing seam metal roof, and barn lights. Ryan and his wife designed the home and chronicled the build on Instagram @OhFarmhouse. In Wednesday’s post, we checked out the front porch where the family enjoys watching the flow of the neighborhood. This popular spot is highlighted by two Original™ Stem Mount Pendants. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Beautiful Alternative to Pendants

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Beautiful Alternative to Pendants
When working with small spaces, every detail counts from the flooring style to the paint color to the ceiling lights. When Peg, a customer from Fairport, New York, tackled a gut renovation of her small eat-in kitchen, she wanted to maximize the utilization of space for storage but still maintain space for dining. The finished kitchen boasts modern touches with black appliances and counter tops, stone gray cabinets, and soothing gray, luxury vinyl tile flooring. When it came to choosing kitchen lighting, Peg knew exactly what she didn’t want. ... Read More