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Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting Sets the Tone in NY Home Remodel

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting Sets the Tone in NY Home Remodel
No matter how many houses you call home through the years, the first one is pretty special. For Amanda and her husband, Christopher, the move from a New York apartment to a Cape Cod-style modern farmhouse in Dutchess County was exciting as they started incorporating their own style into the space. “The first remodel consisted of a new master bathroom, refinishing the hardwood floors, and replacing dated mudroom tiles with wood floors,” Amanda says. “We also replaced all of the light fixtures in the house.” Although she didn’t like the existing lights which were wood and iron with candles, Amanda couldn’t put her finger on exactly what... Read More

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lights Suit Relaxed Style of Coastal Beach House

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Schoolhouse Lights Suit Relaxed Style of Coastal Beach House
When does a renovation take on a life of its own and become a full-gut, strip-to-the-bones remodel? For Cynthia, the moment came when her contractor found previously undetected termite damage in her Ocean Springs, Mississippi, cottage. The cottage was run down, having sat empty for years. But had she known the true extent of the damage, Cynthia admits the structure would likely have been torn down. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Exterior Barn Lights Offer Stylish, Dark-Sky Friendly Alternative

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Exterior Barn Lights Offer Stylish, Dark-Sky Friendly Alternative
In his search for exterior barn lights for his new home, Ernest wanted not only high quality, American-made lights, but he wanted fixtures that are dark-sky friendly to minimize nighttime glare. “We shopped for exterior lighting for quite awhile,” Ernest says. “We wanted U.S.-made which is often difficult to find, and we wanted the light beam to be focused downward. We also wanted a slight vintage look for our Florida-style house.” ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Five Lessons We Learned From Design TV

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Five Lessons We Learned From Design TV
Over the years, Barn Light Electric has had the pleasure of working with the designers behind some of TV’s best home improvement shows. These experts have seen it all – from the most outdated kitchens in the country to the smallest homes on the globe. The challenges they regularly face have made them true design ninjas, constantly thinking outside the box to serve up creative yet functional designs for their hungry audiences. Below, some of our favorite lessons learned while watching these pros in action. ... Read More

New Collection Offers Both Flair and Function in Easy-to-Customize Floor Lamps

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 | 0 comments

New Collection Offers Both Flair and Function in Easy-to-Customize Floor Lamps
When you think about decorating or renovating a room, you probably focus first on paint and furniture. Those pieces of the design puzzle definitely set the tone for a space, but don’t overlook the accent pieces. These are the little details that might not grab your attention initially but can make all the difference between an uninspired space and an extraordinary one. We’re excited to announce the launch of a collection of accent pieces that can take any room from boring to beautiful! The new Floor Lamp Collection at Barn Light Electric offers five of our most popular handcrafted shades on a wonderfully functional and stylish lamp base. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Modern Chandelier Adds Warmth to Neutral Guest Room

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Modern Chandelier Adds Warmth to Neutral Guest Room
When Brooke Christen first moved into her new home, she was amazed at the size of the master bedroom. But unlike most people who would have happily started planning where to position the bed and other furniture, Brooke saw the potential for a different use of the space. “I knew I couldn’t take a large room like this for our master bedroom,” Brooke explained in a post on her blog Nesting with Grace. With some odd angles and wall space that didn’t really lend itself well to a bedroom, Brooke decided to transform this space into a guest room and play room for her kids. She chose a neutral palette but added a touch of bling to the ceiling with a... Read More