One of my favorite finish colors in our ever-expanding palette is the Cobalt Blue. It’s brilliant and bold and reminds me of sitting at the ocean’s edge with my toes in the sand.
Tony Stafford, executive chef and owner of Ford’s Fish Shack in northern Virginia, is also smitten with the hue. He has used it throughout his two restaurant locations and, in particular, during the recent remodel of the outdoor seating areas.
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When thinking about a full-gut remodel — especially in a busy space like the kitchen — planning is critical. Lisa, from Harrisonburg, Virginia, spent about two years online looking at kitchen plans and gathering ideas before demolition began in her 1950’s-era kitchen. The space needed major work to bring it forward at least half a century.
“I was going for a modern, open feel with an industrial vibe,” Lisa says. “We opened up the space by removing the top cabinets on one side and a built-in soffit over the sink.” During one of her many online searches, Lisa discovered the Barn Light Electric collection of Rustic... Read More
Barn Light Electric is well known for its vintage-inspired barn lighting. Starting with our signature fixture — the Original™ Warehouse Gooseneck Light — our craftsmen have spun off hundreds of different styles of pendants, wall sconces, chandeliers, and more based on this iconic RLM warehouse shade.
And while many of these lights are considered “classic” barn-style fixtures, we also craft lights with a more modern bent. We offer collections of sleek wall sconces, minimalist pendants, and even a collection of Modern Chandeliers.
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Whether you live on a quiet country road or a bustling city street, around the holidays everyone seems to gravitate towards all things cozy and rustic. There’s just something so nostalgic and inviting about the idea of a snug log cabin tucked deep into the snowy mountains, lit by the warm, flickering glow of candlelight and the roaring blaze of a fire, the scent of roasted chestnuts perfuming the air, with nothing to do but get lost in a good book and a warm cup of tea.
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Emily and her husband Matthew have been searching for the perfect house since they moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2009. He wanted a yard and quiet street while Emily wanted to walk and bike to downtown and be in the center of everything. After seven moves — yes, seven — they finally found the perfect house to make a home.
“This little bungalow checked every item on both of our lists,” Emily says. “I love its character and though it’s completely renovated, the builders did a great job of preserving some of the aspects from its original construction in 1935.” The home is cozy but features tall ceilings and original wood... Read More