Even with summer in full swing I find myself looking at the calendar and realizing how fast the season is going by. After the 4th of July, I tend to grab every opportunity to get outside, take advantage of the weather, and socialize more. Informal gatherings on the back porch or spread on the lawn are perfect for the summer, and while these parties are meant to be low stress, you still want your home to look its best for friends and neighbors.
Start off by simply keeping the area around your entryway uncluttered so visitors have clear access to the front door. Our Round Vintage Utilitarian Wire Baskets do a great job of corralling stray shoes, umbrellas, or... Read More
School is out, time to shop! If you’re a business owner, it’s time to consider your store or restaurant’s presentation. Will your shop window draw a crowd, or do guests simply walk on by?
This Style Me Sunday we’re offering some tips that will add curb appeal that is sure to attract consumers. From spot lighting to product display, we want to help you spruce up that space to create an eye-catching window showcase!
While there is a bounty of tips we can offer about creating a strong store window display, it’s important to consider your consumer, products, and the mood.
Knowing your audience and their relationship to your brand is essential... Read More
Luckily for most of us, creating an inviting front entryway doesn’t involve rocket science. If you’ve got the bones of your structure in place, all you need are some additional touches that give your home genuine curb appeal and will enhance its value for years to come. Start off by simply keeping the area around your front door uncluttered so visitors don’t have to step over a pile of shoes just to get in. Add some potted plants or seasonal flowers in different sized containers and at different heights to add visual interest.
Exterior lighting can make a home look welcoming at night, discourage intruders, and cast a warm glow on the architectural... Read More
Before you bedeck your porch with pumpkins, scarecrows and spooky cobwebs make sure your curb appeal is up to par! FengShui Design Corp shows us how to style exteriors with clean lines and classic American details like wood side paneling and white trim. With a paint palette featuring vibrant blue, buttery yellow and soft white, your home will look fresh year round! Accessorizing with lighting is essential to show off your beautiful home—and the Trick-Or-Treaters will thank you as well! Highlight your stylishly paved lawn with a porcelain post-mount light. This Bomber Single Post Mount Exterior Light’s yellow finish makes a lovely complement to the door! And don’t... Read More
If you haven’t noticed the nip in the air, the red-tipped leaves, or the refreshing absence of humidity, check your calendar. The official start of fall is upon us this weekend, and it’s time to relish the season of harvest with all its splendor and comfort. Thinking ahead to the holidays and the myriad family and friends who will land in your living room, isn’t it time to do a little updating? Maybe some shiny new house numbers out front so Cousin Fred won’t circle the block three times looking for your address. Changing up your lighting is also a great way to give a space a whole new look. And now is the perfect time to shop as our Fall for... Read More
It’s not even July yet and we’ve had one exciting summer already at Barn Light Electric! We kicked it off with a great Father’s Day Sale, then moved on to our annual B.L.O.G. contest which still has a few days left to go if you’re interested in your shot at winning $1,000 worth of free lighting! Just last week we introduced the new Maritime Yard Light, part of our ever growing collection of Gooseneck Barn Lighting. And this light came hot on the heels of the new Sinclair Stem & Loop Pendant, a beautiful porcelain fixture with a unique combination of both stem and cord mounting.
And now today, we are pleased to introduce the newest member of... Read More