A common lesson taught in life is to never judge a book by its cover, however, there are always certain occasions when it is quite all right to dismiss this unwritten rule. What we’re referring to is the exterior entries to your home. Proper wall sconces used to light doorways can make any home look complete, and at Barn Light Electric, we’ve got an exterior sconce for any taste and style. Live in a Spanish Colonial home? Check out the exterior lanterns! If you’ve got more of a contemporary look, any of our rustic wall sconces or gooseneck porcelain lights will accent as well as illuminate your home’s architectural elements.
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Arts & Crafts Wall Sconces at Barn Light Electric are based on a design movement in the early 1900’s that emphasized hand-crafted materials with very simple decoration.
Arts & Crafts lighting was used when converting this Ann-Arbor, Michigan home into a true Bungalow. After the renovation team relocated the front door, added new beams and applied new wallpaper, they installed wall sconce lighting and pendants from the Arts & Crafts movement to complete the makeover.
Within the living room, the lights along the back wall resemble the Mission Honan Wall Sconce sold at Barn Light Electric. The Mission Honan Wall Sconce, pictured above, starts at $129.00... Read More
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Originally beginning in Europe during the late 1800’s, the Arts & Crafts movement based itself on doing away with industrialization and focusing back on the handmade goods of hardworking craftsmen. This movement hit America around 1910 and took a slightly different direction. Americans focused on more than just handmade goods, they focused on the entire, middle-class home. The Arts & Crafts styles were simple in form. They used very little decoration and often showed off the hard work that went into creating them.
Traditional exterior characteristics of these homes can include large covered porches, wide trim, dormers, or... Read More
If the mission design is the look your are desiring, look no further than our Arts and Crafts sections of Wall Sconce, Pendant, and Chandelier Lighting. With multiple Glass and Finish options, you are sure to add to any decor that you place these lights in. Like all of our lighting, our quality shines through, and you can be sure that you are getting a product that is designed to last a lifetime.
Arts and Crafts Mission “Honan” Wall... Read More