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Featured Customer | New Barn Lights Blend with Vintage Lighting at Historic Hotel

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | New Barn Lights Blend with Vintage Lighting at Historic Hotel
In Monday’s blog post, we started a tour of the historic Red Rose Motel in Roscoe, New York. Originally built in 1938, the motel enjoyed decades of visits from loyal clientele but suffered from neglect in recent years. When current owners discovered this gem tucked away in the Catskill Mountains, they faced a formidable renovation. “The building was in a state of disrepair with major roof problems, rotten fixtures, and dangerous electrical,” says Melissa Kawecki, director of operations and innkeeper. “Our design goal was a nod to the past, celebrating the history of the Red Rose and of the Catskills when it was a premier travel destination.... Read More

Guest Blogger | How To Use Wall Sconces to Add Character & Charm

Posted by on Nov 27, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | How To Use Wall Sconces to Add Character & Charm
Adding personality and charm to your home doesn’t necessarily require a total renovation or complete redecorating. Often, just a few considered touches and easy updates are enough to imbue your space with character—and the wall sconce is perhaps the easiest and most effective tool for doing so. Whether lighting up a quiet corner or highlighting a favorite feature, these little lights are serious power players when it comes to creating ambiance in your home. Here are some favorite places to use them: ... Read More

All You Need to Know | Chandelier Lighting

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | Chandelier Lighting
Every space should have a focal point — something that draws the eye in and captures attention. Whether an accent wall, a dramatic piece of art, or, dare we say, a stunning light fixture, the focal point of a room plays an integral role in anchoring the space and setting the mood. Chandeliers can serve two vital roles by not only illuminating larger areas but acting as the essential centerpiece of a space. Once considered appropriate only for elegant or formal rooms, chandeliers are now available in a wide range of styles and sizes to complement a variety of decors. ... Read More

All You Need to Know | The Essential Elements of Rustic Decors

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 | 0 comments

All You Need to Know | The Essential Elements of Rustic Decors
Design trends may come and go, but the trend towards all things rustic shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With deep vintage roots, rustic elements help us feel closer to nature and lend an organic vibe to spaces. The use of wood and other natural elements create a warm, relaxed, and inviting feel. Today we’re featuring some of our favorite rustic spaces from customers who share their photos with us via our Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest feeds. Be sure to follow Barn Light Electric on all three platforms for a continuous flow of inspiration! ... Read More

Guest Blogger | How to Create Hygge with Lighting

Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | How to Create Hygge with Lighting
Hygge, pronounced “hue-gah,” is the Danish concept of coziness, comfort, and simple pleasures. It’s the feeling you get when curling up with a good book next to a crackling fire, or sharing a delicious candlelit meal with loved ones, or slipping into a toasty sweater and socks on a chilly autumn night. And while hygge can be achieved in myriad ways, any Dane will tell you that one of the most important factors for creating a hyggelit environment is the right lighting. ... Read More

How To | Create Living Spaces to Suit Your Style

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 | 0 comments

How To | Create Living Spaces to Suit Your Style
You can tell much about a person’s style just by looking at their living room. Is it a cozy space filled with comfy furniture, soft pillows, and warm throws? Or is it a space with plenty of windows, soaring ceilings, and minimal furnishings? Whether your taste runs modern and minimal or more rustic industrial, how you light your space is key to creating the atmosphere you love. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorite customer living spaces as inspiration. If you have an enviable living room, please share in the comments below or on our Instagram feed! ... Read More