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Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature

Posted by on Jul 23, 2018 | 0 comments

Modern Farmhouse Journey | The Power of Color Temperature
Last April, we introduced Whitney in this blog post as she began sharing her story of building a mid century modern farmhouse in Vermont. Today, Whitney discusses a powerful lesson learned about color and lighting in her new powder room. As my husband, Peter, and I dove into the construction of our mountain-top farmhouse, we faced steep learning curves along the way. We discovered that a clear vision for layout and décor is no guarantee when it comes to what materials arrive on your doorstep. Even with countless hours of research, endless Pinterest board comparisons, Houzz inspiration hunting, and precise planning, you just can’t foresee everything until the project... Read More

How To | Choose Lighting to Complement Patterned Elements

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Choose Lighting to Complement Patterned Elements
When faced with a blank palette, most people consider adding color to enliven a space. But throwing a vibrant texture or pattern into the mix can take a room from routine to remarkable in short order. Adding lighting to patterned walls, or ceilings, can be tricky, but luckily, we found some great examples of patterned spaces on our Instagram feed to share! Jamie, of Jamie Keskin Design, lent her magic touch to a kid’s room by using star-covered wallpaper on the ceiling. The center of the space is anchored by a 20″ Outback Flush Mount Pendant in beautiful Teal. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Teal Barn Lights Bridge Gap Between New Garage, Older Home

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Teal Barn Lights Bridge Gap Between New Garage, Older Home
Ordering online is arguably one of the best benefits of the Internet. It’s also a bit daunting when it comes to purchasing items you’ve never seen or held in your hands. When Kate clicked the “order” button to purchase lighting from Barn Light Electric for her new garage and home office, she admits to being nervous about her choice of finish color. “I was scared I’d made a mistake,” she says. “I didn’t tell my designer and contractor what I’d chosen for a couple of weeks. I was afraid they would think I’d lost my mind.” ... Read More

How To | Choose the Best Garage Lighting

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Choose the Best Garage Lighting
Several weeks ago, our guest blogger Melissa Andersen tackled design questions posed by our readers. (If you missed the post, you can find it here.) One of the questions concerned lighting for the garage, so we decided to expand on the topic in today’s post. First and foremost, garage lighting should be wet-rated for exterior use. Every product page on our site offers this information under the Product Details tab. For maximum durability, porcelain enamel lighting is a great choice thanks to its tough-as-nails finish. Porcelain enamel will never fade even in our famous Florida sunshine! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home

Posted by on May 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights for a High Desert Craftsman Home
A self-proclaimed “lighting junkie” from Colorado, Joseph is wrapping up the finishing touches on his new 1,250-square-foot, craftsman-style home. When searching exterior lighting, the size and shape of the shade was important but so was finding a fixture that could last in the high desert environment. He spotted Barn Light Electric on This Old House and liked what he saw on the company website. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!

Posted by on May 7, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Expert Answers to Your Design Questions!
Every spring, I come down with a mean case of the home improvement bug. From minor improvements to major overhauls, the start of the season is the perfect time to update and upgrade both the interior and exterior of your home. This month, we asked Barn Light Electric customers and followers for their most pressing home improvement questions. Browse my answers below to the four most popular topics and get inspired to make changes in your own home! ... Read More