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How To | Plug-In Lighting Offers Instant Makeover

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Plug-In Lighting Offers Instant Makeover
Don’t look now but we’re on the downhill side of July.  Seriously. If you haven’t tackled your summer remodeling projects yet, we understand. Traveling, spending time with the kids, and being outdoors is way more fun than refinishing cabinets or painting the guest room. But you can still work some makeover magic in your home without spending a lot of time or money. An easy way to spruce up a room and give your space a fresh look is with lighting. But don’t worry about scheduling the electrician (he’s probably at the beach anyway). We’re talking about some of the most stylish, easy-to-customize, plug-in lighting you’ve ever... Read More

Guest Blogger | 10 Steps to a Perfectly Styled Nightstand

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 10 Steps to a Perfectly Styled Nightstand
Nightstands are a small, but mighty spot in any bedroom. They act as a frame for your bed, and provide balance, color, texture, and personality to your space. Too often, though, bedside tables become cluttered drop-zones, effectively eliminating the functional and aesthetic purposes they serve. But with these 10 simple steps, you can create a beautiful tablescape that makes bedtime a dream. Start with lighting. Whether you opt for a curvy lamp, a sleek pendant, or a bold swing arm sconce, lighting is perhaps the most important aspect of your bedside styling – so it’s exactly where you should begin. ... Read More

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Enamelware Breakfast Set

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 | 6 comments

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Enamelware Breakfast Set
Sometimes accidents lead to happy endings. And in one case, a delicious ending! For Sommer, the creative mind and spirit behind A Spicy Perspective, an accident with cheesecake batter led to her creation of Cheesecake Dip. Which leads us to ask, “Why has no one thought of this before?!” No baking. No crust. Just dipping the good stuff right out of the bowl! Barn Light Electric has partnered with Sommer in the past as she has remodeled and updated her home in Asheville, North Carolina. Sommer’s kitchen got an update back in 2013 with some stylish LED lighting (you can read about that massive project here) and, a year later, she transformed... Read More

How To Chase Away Winter's Shadows with Accent Lighting

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 | 0 comments

How To Chase Away Winter's Shadows with Accent Lighting
So where will you be at 6:28am on Monday, March 20th? Personally, I’ll be celebrating the arrival of spring! Not that I have anything against winter, but spring is my favorite season. Everything turns green again, flowers pop up, and spring training is in full swing. What’s not to love?! I do admit to holding one grudge against winter — I abhor the darkness. Yes, it’s cozy at night when you can light a fire and snuggle with the kids under a throw on the couch, but I miss the extended hours of daylight and time spent outside. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Floor Lamp Brings Portable Style to Living Room

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Floor Lamp Brings Portable Style to Living Room
Contrary to millions of Pinterest pins and Houzz ideabooks, you don’t always need a full-blown makeover to change up a room’s look. Accent pieces can make a big impact! Today’s featured customer, Kelly from Lewes, Delaware, found that adding a floor lamp to her living room not only gave her much-needed reading light, but also gave the space a fresh look! “There was no light on that side of the room so I needed a floor lamp,” Kelly says. “The most comfortable chair in the room is there, but I had no light to read by.” Kelly searched online for a suitable lamp but struggled to find the right look. ... Read More

Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 | 0 comments

Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List!
With the turkey carcass simmering on the stove and strings of lights waiting to be hung, it can only mean one thing. The annual hunt for the perfect gift is on. I know those overachievers out there are snickering as they wrap gifts bought back in July, but hey, for most of us, shopping starts in earnest with Black Friday. In case you missed it, our marketing team created three gift guides recently for those searching for the perfect gift. One guide offers suggestions in the $50 and under category, while another ups the ante to the $100 range. And finally, for those on your Very Very Good List, our staffers offered up their favorites in the no-limit-on-the-love... Read More