Vintage Wall Sconces

Wall Sconce Lighting Has Come a Long Way Baby!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 | 0 comments

Wall Sconce Lighting Has Come a Long Way Baby!
The idea of the wall light has been around for centuries. From medieval days of glowing torches lining the castle walls to warehouse shades providing light to early 20th century barns, no fixture is more versatile in offering the perfect spot of light like the wall sconce. While some light fixtures serve specific needs and spaces, the utilitarian wall sconce resides happily at the intersection of form and function. In small spaces like powder rooms and stairwells, the wall sconce can serve as the main light providing both safety and style with its compact design. In larger spaces, sconces add a layer of light to complement pendants, chandeliers, and floor... Read More

Professional's Corner | Vintage Wall Sconces Offer Rustic Modern Vibe to Porch

Posted by on May 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Vintage Wall Sconces Offer Rustic Modern Vibe to Porch
It’s summertime here in the States and that means living spaces are expanding. Whether you have a porch, patio, veranda, or a lanai, these multi-functional, outdoor living areas get a workout with parties, dinners, lounging, and even sleeping. Summertime also brings bugs, especially in the South where interior designer Alys Protzman lives. Alys wanted to expand her family’s living space in her Pittsboro, North Carolina, home where the moderate climate means a porch can be used at least half the year and often even longer. Alys worked with BuildSense, a full-service architecture and construction firm in nearby Durham to create her dream space. We talked with... Read More

Design 101: Solving the Bathroom Lighting Dilemma with Sarah Phipps

Posted by on May 4, 2015 | 0 comments

Design 101: Solving the Bathroom Lighting Dilemma with Sarah Phipps
One of our favorite West Coast destinations is Bend, Oregon — land of amazing scenery, low humidity thanks to the high elevation, and year-round recreational opportunities including elbow bends at the 14 breweries we found there! On last summer’s trip out west, we also discovered Cottage Bend Vacation Rentals designed by Sarah Phipps of Sarah Phipps Design. We fell in love with Sarah’s comfortable and colorful style so we asked her to get comfy in the blogger’s chair today to talk about one of the trickier lighting tasks in the home — bathroom lighting. ... Read More

Our Best American-Made Lighting, Home Decor on Sale for Thanksgiving!

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 | 0 comments

Our Best American-Made Lighting, Home Decor on Sale for Thanksgiving!
‘Tis the season to give thanks and here at Barn Light Electric we have much to be thankful for including our family of employees and countless customers around the globe who share our love for vintage-inspired, American-made lighting. Our annual Thanksgiving Sale starts today and we’re offering 10 percent off for the next six days. Plenty of time to eat turkey, watch football, and check out all the latest offerings in our ever-growing collection of hand-crafted lighting! ... Read More

Vintage Lighting Adds Finishing Touch, Timeless Charm to Bathroom Spaces

Posted by on May 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Vintage Lighting Adds Finishing Touch, Timeless Charm to Bathroom Spaces
When designing a bathroom, it’s easy to get wrapped up in tile, color, and hardware choices. But it’s wise to first consider the needs of those who will be using the space most often. Just like the kitchen, functionality and flow can make or break a bathroom design. When creating a floor plan for your bathroom or powder room, consider the following: Recessed Sinks or Pedestal Sinks? Sinks installed below the counters are best for those who need plenty of vanity space – whether it’s for holding soaps, towels, or just additional prep room. ... Read More

Style Me Sunday: Aviator Inspired Bedrooms that Soar!

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013 | 0 comments

Style Me Sunday: Aviator Inspired Bedrooms that Soar!
Nautically inspired interior design takes the cake for this summer’s breakout home decor trend. Easy accents like charming Bulkhead Wall Mount Light Fixtures and marine lantern style lighting carry the spirit of adventure into seaside retreats across the nation. We love spaces that make us dream, and that is why we’re looking “up” for the next big interior design trend. It’s time to take our rooms to new heights with aviation inspired decor! ... Read More