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Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Accents Log Home Kitchen with Vintage Style

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lighting Accents Log Home Kitchen with Vintage Style
A room’s design often starts with a single element. A favorite fixture perhaps. A must-have piece of furniture. Or, in Debbie’s case, a favorite color. While “dancing around” Pinterest, Debbie found her dream space — a log home kitchen complete with red cabinets. “I really wanted the red-and-white color scheme,” Debbie says. “I bought a set of vintage red salt-and-pepper shakers, then a friend gave me a sugar-and-creamer set in red milk glass from her mom’s old kitchen.” Working with Hearthstone Log Homes, Debbie and her husband created their new log home in Ohio where Debbie’s dream kitchen turned into a... Read More

Customer Favorites from Pinterest, Instagram & More

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 | 2 comments

Customer Favorites from Pinterest, Instagram & More
When you’re shopping for new lighting, there are endless sources for inspiration. We’ve got you covered not only here on the blog, but on multiple social media platforms as well. Two of the best places to check out are the image-rich sites of Instagram and Pinterest. The Barn Light Electric Instagram feed is chock full of photos that show our handcrafted, American-made lighting in different settings so you can see how specific lights look in different spaces.  ... 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

A Look Back | Our Most Popular Pins from 2015

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 | 2 comments

A Look Back | Our Most Popular Pins from 2015
So what do you call this week between Christmas and New Year’s? If you Google that, you’ll come up with all sorts of suggestions including my newest fave — Restivus. Ah, if only… The last week of the year is typically a time of reflection — what were the hot news stories, who died, and what trends captured our attention during the last 12 months? Here at Barn Light Electric, our Pinterest boards are a great indicator of what lighting styles people found captivating so, without further ado, here are some of our most-liked and repinned photos from 2015. ... Read More

Design 101: I'll Take Mix and Match Styles for $1000 Please Alex

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Design 101: I'll Take Mix and Match Styles for $1000 Please Alex
We love people who are as passionate about their work as we are about hand crafting our American-made lighting. And no one is more passionate about post war-era ranch homes than Austin King of Rafterhouse. Having just wrapped an HGTV pilot episode, Austin has been incredibly busy of late, but he agreed to take over the blogger’s chair to talk about mixing vintage and modern styles — a technique he loves to use to create visual interest with a touch of history. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Bold Schoolhouse Lighting Offers Industrial, Inviting Look

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Bold Schoolhouse Lighting Offers Industrial, Inviting Look
Pizza places tend to be some of the most family friendly restaurants you can find. In the world of design, that often translates to bright colorful spaces with rugged materials that can handle high traffic. When the owners of the Trattoria Pizzarelli restaurant in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, started planning for a new location, they wanted to create an inviting, family atmosphere but one that offered an upscale industrial look. ... Read More