We haven’t hit the solstice yet, but the summer wedding season is in full swing! It’s always a challenge to come up with the perfect wedding gift, and, let’s face it, although that lovely flatware is on the list, do you really want your gift to be tossed in a drawer with 11 other forks, knives, and spoons?
No! You want something useful, beautiful, and memorable! And, even more so, something that will fit perfectly in the happy couple’s home no matter where they live in the years to come. The staff at Barn Light Electric is here to help with some of our favorite hand-crafted, American-made picks for the perfect wedding gift!
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When we attended the Design Bloggers Conference a few weeks ago in Atlanta, we enjoyed catching up with old friends and meeting dozens of new interior designers and bloggers. One new face belonged to Kevin O’Gara, an Atlanta native who created his own blog, Thou Swell, three years ago which has been steadily gaining followers ever since.
Did I mention he’s still in high school?
With a fresh eye for design and a passion for sharing home, garden and decor tips, Kevin will head off this fall to Cornell University’s Design and Environmental Analysis program. We asked Kevin to take over the blogger’s chair today and give us his thoughts on the humble... Read More
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Those words of wisdom from Leonardo da Vinci serve as the mantra for all those on board the minimalist train. For others who decry this pared-down styling in wall sconce lighting, we urge you to take a closer look.
Minimal is not synonymous with plain and boring. Your lighting is certainly one of the most functional pieces of home décor, but it has a rightful place in the overall design plan of your space too.
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