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How To | Choose Lighting to Complement Patterned Elements

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Choose Lighting to Complement Patterned Elements
When faced with a blank palette, most people consider adding color to enliven a space. But throwing a vibrant texture or pattern into the mix can take a room from routine to remarkable in short order. Adding lighting to patterned walls, or ceilings, can be tricky, but luckily, we found some great examples of patterned spaces on our Instagram feed to share! Jamie, of Jamie Keskin Design, lent her magic touch to a kid’s room by using star-covered wallpaper on the ceiling. The center of the space is anchored by a 20″ Outback Flush Mount Pendant in beautiful Teal. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Oversized Barn Lights Complement Scale of New Home
When clicking through the multitude of customizing menus for our handcrafted barn lights, customers often focus on the finish options such as color, guard, glass, and beautiful cotton cords. It’s so exciting, in fact, that the fundamental design question of scale might get lost in the conversation. When Shauna was considering exterior lighting for her new Colorado Springs home, the scale of the lights was most important. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Star in Major Home Renovation

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 | 2 comments

Featured Customer | Barn Lights Star in Major Home Renovation
As soon as Janna saw the six-acre farm in Salem, Oregon, she started dreaming. Even before she and her husband made an offer on the land, which included a 120-year-old farmhouse, she envisioned beautiful, black barn lights highlighting the white facade. The couple purchased the home last December and, after five months of extensive renovations, are settling in to life on the farm. Janna chronicled their journey on Instagram @yellowprairieinteriors.  ... Read More

All You Need to Know | The Original Gooseneck Light

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | The Original Gooseneck Light
If we had to pick the most popular light on the Barn Light Electric website, the Original™ Warehouse Gooseneck Light would win hands down. Customers who purchase this gooseneck light describe it as iconic, classic, and timeless. In this month’s installment of our All You Need to Know series, we’re taking a look at this versatile and quintessential fixture and the countless ways customers incorporate it into their homes and businesses. ... Read More

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 | 0 comments

Pro's Corner | Rustic Industrial Lighting for New England Farm
Every now and then, pictures cross my desk that set off the share alarm. Pictures so perfect that I just can’t wait to share not only with the rest of the Barn Light Electric team but with our followers as well. Today’s pics of a barn in Ridgefield, Connecticut, definitely sounded the alarm! Designed and built by Sequoia Contracting, this new construction for Dark Horse Farm was created with an eye towards a charming, historic feel. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Exterior Barn Lights for Colorado Retreat

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Exterior Barn Lights for Colorado Retreat
Have you ever seen a home featured on our blog that you instantly wished you could visit? Like Steve’s jaw-dropping Sullivan’s Island home that we shared here? Or this inviting modern farmhouse in Ohio that Caroline outfitted with classic barn lighting inside and out. We’re happy to tell you that today’s Featured Customer loves visitors! The Wolf Den, located in Twin Lakes, Colorado, is a charming retreat perched at the base of Mount Elbert, Colorado’s tallest peak. ... Read More

Celebrate the 4th with a Patriotic Skillet Cookie!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 | 2 comments

Celebrate the 4th with a Patriotic Skillet Cookie!
With the 4th of July landing on Wednesday this year, we’ve decided to celebrate all week! And what better way to celebrate than with an easy dessert that’s sure to please kids and adults alike! We’re happy to introduce Liz, from That Skinny Chick Can Bake, who created the Patriotic Skillet Cookie just in time for this week’s Independence Day festivities. Liz has been blogging for more than eight years and loves creating sweet things in her kitchen. ... Read More