Schoolhouse Wall Sconce

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

Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Schoolhouse Wall Sconces

Posted by on May 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Easy-to-Customize Schoolhouse Wall Sconces
We see dozens of photos each week from customers who share their spaces with us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. Lately we’ve spotted, dare we say, a trend in bathroom lighting. Schoolhouse lights — classic fixtures first made popular in the 1930s when bare bulbs were tucked behind opaque glass globes — seem to be popping up in bathrooms more and more. Like in this lovely space where Heather used the Clear Schoolhouse Brass Gooseneck Light to brighten her morning and evening routines. ... Read More

Porch Season is Officially Here! Time to Light It Up!

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 | 0 comments

Porch Season is Officially Here! Time to Light It Up!
There’s so much to love about spring! With the warmer weather and the season’s explosion of color, the porch is once again a popular spot to watch the kids play, check out the neighbors’ new flowers, and enjoy hearing the birds again. Whether your porch is just a small extension beyond your front door or a screened-in, living/kitchen combo out back, all porches need appropriate lighting. Today we take a look at some of our favorite porch projects and the variety of lighting styles homeowners chose to complement their outdoor décor.  ... Read More

Featured Customer | Custom Wall Lights Offer Industrial Touch to Family Farm

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Custom Wall Lights Offer Industrial Touch to Family Farm
In Monday’s blog post, we visited with Mary Ann of Will County, Illinois, as she shared pics of the interior of her new home filled with porcelain enamel lights and copper pendants. Today, we take a walk outside where Mary Ann chose classic wall lights to highlight the exterior. Buying quality, American-made lighting was high on Mary Ann’s list as she searched for new lights. “While not the least expensive option, buying Barn Light Electric fixtures has been an investment worth making,” she says. “You cannot find lights of this quality anywhere else. I cannot tell you how many websites I searched and how many products got... Read More

Professional's Corner | Schoolhouse Wall Sconce Blends Vintage, Retro Styles

Posted by on May 18, 2016 | 2 comments

Professional's Corner | Schoolhouse Wall Sconce Blends Vintage, Retro Styles
With summer right around the corner, screened porches everywhere are becoming the go-to spot. This simple space is great for relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying the outdoors with a few creature comforts — casual furniture with plump pillows, a table for the requisite drink and snacks, plus a throw rug if you want to get fancy. But when this photo crossed my desk, I thought “Wow!” That is one porch I would never want to leave! ... Read More