Meet Lana & Joey, the fabulous blogging couple over at Making a House a Home. We’ve been tracking their house projects for quite some time now, and last week we were thrilled to see the big reveal of their Cobalt Blue Benjamin® Bomber Porcelain Stem Light. In her blog post, Lana dished about her helpful family (lucky to have handymen as in-laws!) and the rest of her plans for her bathroom remodel!
We love her vision for a clean, white-tiled bathroom full of cobalt and metallic accents. The Austin 2-Light Vanity Light would make a complementary fixture for the existing bomber—but you really can’t go wrong with warehouse shades! Brass doorknobs and hardware add... Read More
Have you ever found yourself browsing through the Barn Light Electric website, and caught yourself thinking out loud about a few things? You’re not the only one, as we find many of our customers asking the same things. How did all of this get started? Where are your barn lights made at? Once they find out the answers, the reaction is generally the same as well: Wow, you really are a small business!
Barn Light Electric started out as a hobby for the owners, and has essentially brought back the methods that were considered to be gone with the wind. As the primary manufacturer of porcelain enamel light fixtures in the United States, we encounter many people with the... Read More
When you browse through the portfolios of interior designers, everything almost always looks extremely well put together. Isn’t it amazing how some people can scout around their clients homes and find the perfect little knick knacks to create the best mantel or console table display? You can do this too! Here, we’re outlining a few key design rules of thumb that make decorating simple. This means that you can trick your guests into thinking that you brought in a professional designer to do the dirty work! For example, check out the photo from an episode of Dear Genevieve, featuring our Brewmaster Belt Driven Ceiling Fan.
Rugs — Rugs are one of the... Read More
We’ve got a long weekend ahead of us! Not only here at Barn Light Electric, but across the United States of America, people have big plans for the Labor Day holiday. This little project will cost you under $20.00, and is the perfect addition to your cookout and barbecue plans. There’s no doubt that your guests will be begging you how to make it, but this wreath is extremely simple to make. You can even change the colors up to accommodate ANY holiday! What you’ll need:
5 sheets each of red, white, and blue felt
A foam wreath
Straight push pins
To start out, you’ll cut each sheet of felt into small squares and... Read More
Second in our line up of DIY Decor for Your Home is the paint dipped silverware project. Even simpler and fail proof than our first project, the DIY framed chalkboard, this is another fun shabby chic project to jazz up your weekend. Sure, you could use these fun utensils on a day to day basis, however we like the idea of using them for those exciting special occasions. Think about it, who wouldn’t want to eat with red, white, and blue cutlery on the Fourth of July? It just doesn’t get much more patriotic than that! What you’ll need:
Non lead based paint
Plastic cups for dipping
Styrofoam block to use for drying
First off, you’ll... Read More
Have you seen the new Sinclair Stem & Loop Pendant? Or have you browsed through our new Coastal Carolina Collection? From pendants and sconces to goosenecks and chandeliers, there are all sorts of new fixtures to choose from at Barn Light Electric.
And now’s your chance to score some of these for free. Yes, it’s our annual B.L.O.G. contest — Barn Light’s Online Giveaway for 2012 and it’s our biggest giveaway yet!
Beginning today, June 4th, you can dream big and find all of the lighting you’d love to have in your own home or office space. Write a blog telling your fans and followers what you would do with all of this fabulous... Read More