Vintage Furniture

Guest Blogger | Eight Ways to Prepare for Holiday Guests

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Eight Ways to Prepare for Holiday Guests
Believe it or not, the holiday season has officially arrived — Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away with Christmas right at its heels. That means amid all the gift-hunting and recipe-tasting and general merry-making, your home is about to become a revolving door of holiday guests — sometimes unannounced! Make sure you’re ready for the arrival of kith and kin with these simple tips. ... 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

Guest Blogger | When Old Meets New: Vintage Touches for the Contemporary Home

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | When Old Meets New: Vintage Touches for the Contemporary Home
Living in a contemporary home and appreciating history don’t have to be mutually exclusive. In fact, the real design magic happens when old meets new, or when a vintage aesthetic gets a mod twist. The marriage of past and present is an important part of the Barn Light Electric ethos, which, with the help of highly skilled American artisans, has spent nearly a decade reviving the lost American art form of hand-spun porcelain lighting. Today, when most have abandoned this craft for less-expensive manufacturing methods, BLE is the only company in America producing traditional porcelain enamel lighting made for the present-day lifestyle. ... Read More

Vintage Accessories Add Wow Factor in All Shapes & Sizes

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 | 0 comments

Vintage Accessories Add Wow Factor in All Shapes & Sizes
In our last post, we explored creative ways to add some swagger to your décor even if your calendar and budget aren’t quite ready for a complete overhaul. Vintage accessories are a great way to add a little history and charm to your home or office without gutting your entire space and starting over. Little touches like a Victorian soap dish in the guest bath or an elegant crystal doorknob are a no-brainer for any DIY wannabe and create instant appeal. A fresh coat of paint — another easy, inexpensive way to freshen up a room — and a few well-chosen details like these can make a world of difference to the look, not your wallet.... Read More