Vintage Porcelain Lights

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

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

Pro's Corner | Wall Sconces Kick Off Bathroom Renovation

Posted by on May 30, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Wall Sconces Kick Off Bathroom Renovation
When considering all of the changes you can make in a renovation, how does lighting play into the plan? For Becky Morrison, new lights topped her list when she tackled the redesign of her master bathroom. “The lights were the first selection I made for this space,” Becky says. “They were the inspiration. Our vacation home is a classic ranch built in 1957, and I wanted the bathroom to have a fun, retro feel.”  ... Read More

Happy Anniversary! Celebrating 10 Years of Vintage-Inspired Craftsmanship

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Happy Anniversary! Celebrating 10 Years of Vintage-Inspired Craftsmanship
Barn Light Electric is celebrating 10 years of handcrafting the finest lighting on the planet! Just as it took a fair amount of imagination to launch a Tesla into space this week, it took imagination, ingenuity, and a whole lot of hard work to launch a lighting company in the midst of the Great Recession on Florida’s Space Coast. “It started with a love for industrial-style antique lighting and grew into a passion for bringing them back onto the market,” owner Bryan Scott says. “The handcrafting of high-quality lighting, especially porcelain enamel lighting, was a lost art.” ... Read More

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Award-Winning Modern Farmhouse
If you checked out our year-end blog posts on our favorite spaces from 2017, you’ll see that the farmhouse trend made a strong showing. People love the rustic yet modern look of a contemporary farmhouse — lived in, yet lovely, with plenty of texture and character. Today’s featured customer, Jen from Sylvania, Ohio, built the modern farmhouse of her dreams accented with barn lights inside and out. The home was recently awarded Single Family Home of the Year by the Home Builder’s Association. ... Read More