There are a few must-haves this wanna-be decorator desires for her home: High vaulted ceilings, vintage decor everywhere, clean-and-cozy furniture, and lots and lots of color! I thrive in these spaces. So, imagine my delight when designer Emily Henderson announced their new house and plans to redecorate with all of my favorite elements. Not only was her “happy, calm and surprising” scheme exactly what I love, but she revealed her mid-century home that me scooping my chin off the floor.Read More
We’re still in the spirit here at Barn Light Electric as our 12 Days of Christmas Sale is now in full swing. It’s a great time to truly relax after all of the hubbub of the holidays and cast an eye towards the new year. What’s on your wish list for 2014? A new wardrobe? A new vacation destination? Perhaps some sprucing up around the house ?
We want to keep the merriness of the season around for just a bit longer so we’re offering 10 percent off most everything on our site along with free shipping.Read More
For a business that serves military enthusiasts, vintage lighting brings the perfect touch of history and style to a space. Brady Miller, owner of Monkey Depot in Mesa, Arizona, searched high and low for vintage lighting for his brick-and-mortar showroom but quickly became frustrated.
“The challenges of finding the right ones, finding enough of them, and then the hassle of re-wiring and bringing them up to current code and specs were wearing me down,” Brady explains. In his search for some of the vintage maker names such as Benjamin™ and Ivanhoe™, Brady stumbled upon Barn Light Electric and realized he could get the vintage quality and look without the hassle.Read More
With three miles of uninterrupted public beaches, salt marshes teeming with birds, diverse cuisine, and plenty of casual nightlife, our recent foray onto Tybee Island, just over the bridge from Savannah, Georgia, held plenty of distractions for our photographer Lauren, and her able assistant Julie. The pair were focused, however, on capturing images of some of our newest wall sconces, nautical style chandeliers, and other items for our upcoming Summer catalog.Read More
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue… Sometimes the marriage of a great interior is about all of the elements coming together and creating a stimulating and creative atmosphere. We were inspired by this harmonious space that combines contrasting elements (like the lush pillows on the rattan couch besides a cold, glass coffee table) and accessories that shows the home owner’s personality (like the fresh plants, urchin table ornament, and books). Love the look? Make it your own with these simple tips…Read More
With the vintage rage still roaring like a flapper in the 1920s, it’s no wonder people salvage historical details whenever they remodel. In this Featured Customer’s 1,500-square-foot apartment in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, there were many pre-war details the homeowners wished to save.
“There is some nice, traditional detail, however, our aesthetic skews more toward modern/industrial,” explains Keri. “So we tried to balance the traditional with a more industrial and contemporary feel.” Keri selected Fox Force Five Construction to help in her efforts, and Chana Sweetbaum served as general contractor.Read More