Welcome to “Mississippi’s Front Porch” — a hidden gem just outside the metropolitan madness of Memphis, Tennessee. The small town of Hernando, with proximity to both Memphis and Oxford, felt like home immediately to Emily when she and her husband moved to the area.
“Hernando is quiet and quaint with excellent public schools and a beautiful downtown historic district,” says Emily, mother of two and creator of the blog Everything Emily. “It’s a great little town to raise a family.” After searching for a lot to build on, Emily and her husband instead chose a house already under construction to make their own. Although... Read More
Young entrepreneurs are often full of creative ideas, and luckily, have the youthful exuberance to carry them out. What they often lack, however, are the funds to set up their own physical work space. Some opt to work from home but face household distractions and isolation. And once a business starts to grow, a dedicated work space becomes more critical.
Michael Feinstein, founder and CEO of Büro, solves that crisis for South Florida entrepreneurs with flexible work spaces in a modern and collaborative environment. The latest location opened recently in Coconut Grove, one of Miami’s most walkable and charming neighborhoods.
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If there’s one thing Barn Light Electric offers its customers, it’s options! Dozens of finish colors, cord styles, shade sizes, mounting options, glass colors, and more mean you can customize your new American-made lighting to perfectly suit whatever space needs illuminating.
But before you get completely lost in the happiness of jadite vs delphite and chevron cords vs copper stems, let’s take a step back and think about one of the functions of your lighting. Do you need uplighting or downlighting? Both are important and serve specific purposes, and you will find that a combination of both is often best. This is called layering a room using a mix of... Read More
We’re not supposed to play favorites. But this week, I admit, I have a favorite customer. I first heard about Pat, a customer from Doylestown, Ohio, from a member of our sales team.
“Her project sounds really cool,” he told me, “and definitely blog worthy.” This week, after months of construction, dozens of phone calls and emails about barn lighting, and the hoisting of a customized weather vane in the shape of her beloved dog, Pat’s project is reveal ready.
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We love revisiting customers to see what’s new and, just this week, we crossed paths again with Jocelyn from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Jocelyn was featured in a blog post not once, but twice, way back in 2011 when she and her husband built their new home. Jocelyn confesses to being up late one night browsing the internet looking for unique lighting when she came across the Barn Light Electric website.
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