With the turkey carcass simmering on the stove and strings of lights waiting to be hung, it can only mean one thing. The annual hunt for the perfect gift is on. I know those overachievers out there are snickering as they wrap gifts bought back in July, but hey, for most of us, shopping starts in earnest with Black Friday.
In case you missed it, our marketing team created three gift guides recently for those searching for the perfect gift. One guide offers suggestions in the $50 and under category, while another ups the ante to the $100 range. And finally, for those on your Very Very Good List, our staffers offered up their favorites in the no-limit-on-the-love... Read More
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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One of our first posts of 2016 was from our guest blogger, Melissa Andersen, who suggested 10 Easy Home Updates for the new year. The post offered great suggestions for freshening up your spaces at home without breaking the bank.
Changing out light fixtures is an easy, budget-friendly way to dramatically alter the look of a room. And with Plug-In Lighting, you don’t even need to call an electrician.
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