Vintage Industrial

Featured Customer | New Barn Lights Blend with Vintage Lighting at Historic Hotel

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | New Barn Lights Blend with Vintage Lighting at Historic Hotel
In Monday’s blog post, we started a tour of the historic Red Rose Motel in Roscoe, New York. Originally built in 1938, the motel enjoyed decades of visits from loyal clientele but suffered from neglect in recent years. When current owners discovered this gem tucked away in the Catskill Mountains, they faced a formidable renovation. “The building was in a state of disrepair with major roof problems, rotten fixtures, and dangerous electrical,” says Melissa Kawecki, director of operations and innkeeper. “Our design goal was a nod to the past, celebrating the history of the Red Rose and of the Catskills when it was a premier travel destination.... Read More

How To | Create a Cozy & Fun Kids’ Room

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Create a Cozy & Fun Kids’ Room
If there’s one room in the house where you can be unencumbered by a million design rules, it’s a kid space. Bedrooms and bunkrooms occupied by children are often loaded with color, whimsy, and fun details you won’t find in other parts of the home. But don’t throw the design book out just yet. By following a few guidelines, you can create a space that not only satisfies your toddlers, but will also keep up as they enter those fun teenage years. Scroll on for some Pinterest-worthy pictures! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Barn Pendants Grace Historic Florida Church

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Barn Pendants Grace Historic Florida Church
We love good before-and-after photos! They often show dramatic transformations, but can also visually demonstrate what a difference one single element, like good lighting, can make. Last week, we visited the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church in nearby Christmas, Florida, where Clarence Canada, a trustee of the church gave us a tour of the historic building. “The first church was built in 1868, but a fire destroyed it,” Clarence told us as we entered the cozy sanctuary. “This building was erected around 1906-1908.” The sanctuary has been lit by different styles of fixtures over the years and, lucky for us, Clarence shared photos to offer a... Read More

Our Favorite Barns & the Lights That Make Them Memorable

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 | 0 comments

Our Favorite Barns & the Lights That Make Them Memorable
Thanks to customer photos filling our Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook feeds, we enjoy a daily dose of beautiful spaces highlighted with our quality, American-made lighting. We have our favorites, but the space that always speaks to our hearts is a barn. We’ve seen barns ranging from old, well-worn tobacco sheds to brand-new barns we’d like to live in. We wanted to share some of our favorites on the blog today. If you’ve got an outbuilding that needs some love, these pics will inspire you! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm
Every now and then, pictures cross my desk that set off the share alarm. Pictures so perfect that I just can’t wait to share not only with the rest of the Barn Light Electric team but with our followers as well. Today’s pics of a barn in Ridgefield, Connecticut, definitely sounded the alarm! Designed and built by Sequoia Contracting, this new construction for Dark Horse Farm was created with an eye towards a charming, historic feel. ... Read More

Modern Farmhouse Journey | Creating a Vintage-Inspired, American-Made Home

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | Creating a Vintage-Inspired, American-Made Home
We’re excited to introduce a new series to the blog today! Whitney May and her husband Peter are sharing their journey of building a modern farmhouse in Vermont. We will follow along as they make decisions on colors, materials, decor, and yes, lighting! Whitney will take over the blogger’s chair on a regular basis this spring and summer to chronicle the ups and downs of the construction process. ... Read More