The last few weeks of any building project take on a frenetic pace. When Chuck and Jane built their new home in Fairview, North Carolina, last year, the process took longer than expected and, as the weeks wore on, Jane was anxious to get it all done so they could move in. Their gorgeous home was profiled on the blog late last fall here and here.
In the flurry of last-minute details, Jane realized one exterior light didn’t get ordered (to the right of the sliding glass door above). With the building inspector’s visit looming and the Certificate of Occupancy hanging in the balance, Jane had the electrician install a builder-basic fixture in the space.... Read More
When you’re on the hunt for inspiration, Instagram always delivers. We are awed each day by the photos our customers post and the creativity they show in designing their spaces. We’ve seen a lot of beautiful bathroom spaces of late (yes, bathrooms can, and should be, beautiful!) and we wanted to share some of these on the blog today.
Often an afterthought, vanity lighting plays a crucial role in the illumination of your bathroom. The starting block where you stand each morning to assess the day, prep the teeth, and fix the face needs adequate lighting that’s up to the task. Vanity lighting can also serve as a stylish focal point in these smaller... Read More
Back in September, we met Renee out in Texas who had just completed building both a house and a new barn on her working ranch. Renee’s lighting needs varied from the house to the barn, but she wanted a cohesive look to the spaces since they are close in proximity. She chose Barn Light Electric’s handcrafted barn lights that complement the old-fashioned farmhouse feel to the buildings but with a modern twist of styles and colors.
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A quick look at the calendar this morning and I realized that it’s almost time for the biannual clock adjustment. This Sunday, we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time and thrust ourselves, albeit sluggishly thanks to the loss of that precious hour, into the new season.
And while your spring plans may include a long list of cleaning and refreshing details that need attention, you don’t need to lose any sleep over your lighting. We’ve got you covered!
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Building a new home brings on a host of decisions once the bones are in place. What type of floors, countertops, cabinetry, and yes, what type of lighting will go in each space? When Aaron set about building his dream home in the community of Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms in South Carolina, he had plenty of lighting decisions to make.
“Having American made, locally sourced lighting with LED were all important aspects to this build,” Aaron says. “The ability to customize colors, castings, and illumination were highly appreciated too!” Aaron works for Realty Holding Group who provided extensive design build services for his new... Read More