Where Vintage & Modern Collide

Featured Customer | Orange Table Lamps Offer Colorful Industrial Pop

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Orange Table Lamps Offer Colorful Industrial Pop
We follow a number of great design blogs around here and our new favorite is The Sunny Side Up. Written by Erin, who lives in sunny San Diego, the blog was named Best Overall Design Blog at this year’s Design Bloggers Conference. Erin’s pages are loaded with stunning photography and plenty of home design, decor, and organization ideas. She also shares her top 10 lessons learned during the building of her family’s custom home. ... Read More

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights Bring Vintage Touch, Efficiency to CSA Farm

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | LED Barn Lights Bring Vintage Touch, Efficiency to CSA Farm
The Frye family has been farming in eastern Iowa since the late 1800s, and though much has changed in farming since those early days, Susan Frye still carries on the traditions. Owner of Small Frye Farm, Susan’s efforts produce a thriving CSA — Community Supported Agriculture — for neighbors in both Scott and Johnson counties. Susan gets plenty of visitors to the farm buying fresh cut flowers and homegrown organic food. She is slowly restoring some of the older buildings on the farm and wanted to add some exterior barn lights.  ... Read More

Insta-spiration! Outdoor Lighting To Envy

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 | 0 comments

Insta-spiration! Outdoor Lighting To Envy
Although the dog days of August are upon us, there’s plenty of summer left to enjoy. From the looks of our Instagram feed, many of our customers are still spending time on their porches and patios. We’ve been tagged in so many great photos lately, we thought we’d share some of our favorite outdoor lighting shots. If you’re still thinking about adding exterior lighting to your home this summer, be inspired! ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Whoa! Barn Lights for an Equestrian-Theme Bath

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 | 1 comment

Pro's Corner | Whoa! Barn Lights for an Equestrian-Theme Bath
Ask any designer about the most important element of any project and I’m pretty sure “know your client” is right near the top of the list. For Katie DeRario of Hart & Lock Design, knowing her client was a young girl with a love for horses played into the design of an extensive bathroom remodel. “The home is located in an equestrian suburb of Atlanta,” Katie explains. “The little girl who lives here loves horses so we decided to incorporate some fun equestrian details into the space.” The bath was once the master bathroom which was moved to another part of the house, and Katie guided the complete remodel to accommodate the... Read More

Featured Customer | American-Made Exterior Lighting Adds Final Touch

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | American-Made Exterior Lighting Adds Final Touch
New siding and windows are a sure-fire way to spruce up a 20+ year-old home. Matt raised the bar, however, with the addition of American-made lighting. “We wanted something American made and solidly built overall,” Matt says. “Not something you get at a big box store. I didn’t want to be replacing lights anytime soon.” Matt started with his garage where he chose two Goodrich® Bomber Porcelain Gooseneck Lights. He customized these porcelain enamel lights with 15″ shades, Black finish, and G11 gooseneck arms. ... Read More

How To | Plug-In Lighting Offers Instant Makeover

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Plug-In Lighting Offers Instant Makeover
Don’t look now but we’re on the downhill side of July.  Seriously. If you haven’t tackled your summer remodeling projects yet, we understand. Traveling, spending time with the kids, and being outdoors is way more fun than refinishing cabinets or painting the guest room. But you can still work some makeover magic in your home without spending a lot of time or money. An easy way to spruce up a room and give your space a fresh look is with lighting. But don’t worry about scheduling the electrician (he’s probably at the beach anyway). We’re talking about some of the most stylish, easy-to-customize, plug-in lighting you’ve ever... Read More

Featured Customer | Out With Fluorescents, In With Nautical Sconces

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Out With Fluorescents, In With Nautical Sconces
Have you heard about the latest design craze? Introducing West Coast brunch-by-the-beach meets Midwest farm-to-table. I must admit, this look hadn’t crossed my radar until last week, but now that I’ve seen it, I’m a big fan! Today we’re talking with Jessie Kelley, founder of The Garden Table and creator of this casual blended look. The restaurant, located on Massachusetts Avenue in the thriving arts district of downtown Indianapolis, opened in January in a former pharmacy. ... Read More