Do you, like so many other homeowners, love the industrial look? Even if you don’t live in a trendy Manhattan loft or a downtown Seattle condo, you can still get the rugged industrial look with careful dècor choices.
While many major details contribute to the overall industrial look of a place — including an open floor plan, concrete floors or counter tops, wood beams, duct work, or exposed brick — you can add some industrial flair with furniture, lighting, and other accessories that don’t require a major remodel.
For example, our line of Industrial Furniture contains pieces that will add a certain roughhewn look to your space. The Hudson... Read More
As soon as the carcass is simmering on the stove and the leftover potato stuffing safely tucked in the fridge for tomorrow’s breakfast, I am left to sit and ponder the perfect gift. While millions of people are desperately seeking a parking spot and elbowing their way to the best sales racks, I sip my tea and think about something both beautiful and useful.
Something bright and shiny that looks lovely sitting on the counter but is functional too. A go-to piece for the kitchen that makes friends and family stop and say, “Wow!”
The newest offering in our line of Industrial Décor items solves my dilemma — a Set of 5 Solid Copper Nesting... Read More
From pristine to panache, vintage industrial accents make period design accessible to all. We’ve seen a fair share of unique takes on industrial lighting (remember the dolly light?) but in order to make your rustic redesigns truly inspired it’s important to keep some design guidelines in mind. Here to help explain these guidelines are some of BarnLightElectric’s frequently pinned industrial farmhouse design images.
1. White Washed Wonders
There’s nothing wrong with keeping your canvas clean when you are working with rustic accents. This pristine white kitchen is packed with charm with a cluster of vintage-inspired angle shades and beautiful wood... Read More
The entertaining season is upon us and while I do love visiting with friends and family, my favorite part of the holidays is the food! I love throwing a party with nothing but hors d’oeuvres and desserts because, quite frankly, those are my favs. It’s like opening your own tapas place where guests sample little bites of this and that and since they don’t fill up on a heavy meal, there’s plenty of room for dessert!
Presentation is everything when it comes to entertaining, and I’m not just talking about the latest crudite recipe you’re trying. What those lovely appetizers and desserts need is a plate worthy of the holidays. And here at... Read More
The problem with adding on to your existing home is that the new structure often looks like an after thought. Even if you’re putting up a separate building from the main home, you want the new structure to tie in with either architectural elements, color, or both! Today, we take a look at a charming potting shed created by our Featured Customer Lois who lives in the wine country north of San Francisco. Her new shed is not only functional but ties in beautifully with her Mediterranean-style home.
“We wanted the shed to feel like it had been there as long as the house, as sort of a compound,” Lois says. “We were going for an exterior that... Read More