First homes are special. They’re not always the biggest home you’ll ever own or the best decorated, but first homes will hold a place in your heart forever. For Danielle and Brett, buying their first home meant combining her love of mid-century style and his love of beautiful wood. Together they created a warm, inviting dining room space that is highlighted by a classic, American made Ivanhoe® porcelain pendant.
“We wanted a completely new style for the home than the previous owner had,” Danielle says. “I would say Brett’s love for our new dining table really gave us the idea for the warm feel of the space while my mid-century style... Read More
In the midst of renovating her 1930s-era cottage in western Australia, today’s Featured Customer Kathy was faced with a search for lighting. She started on Ebay looking for vintage barn lights, made the leap to Pinterest, and voila — she found Barn Light Electric!
“I was building an extension onto my cottage in Fremantle,” Kathy explains, “so I searched for lights that had the classic feel of the original part of the house but had the clean, modern, and sharp style I wanted to integrate in the new extension.” Kathy’s renovations included a change in the floor plan that transformed the kitchen into two bathrooms and the living area into a... Read More
The question keeps cropping up — do we sell our fabulous barn lights in Australia? Of course we do! And one of our recent customers Down Under was delighted with her choice of three Ivanhoe® Union Porcelain Pendants for her kitchen. Kathy’s home in western Australia was undergoing some major remodeling, including a change in the floor plan that transformed a kitchen into two bathrooms and a living area into a bedroom. She also added on a large room which features a new open-plan kitchen, dining and living area.
“The cottage was built around 1930,” Kathy explains, “so I searched for things that had the classic feel of the original part of... Read More
When you’re immersed day-to-day in the barn lighting business, you tend to notice vintage and industrial lighting in all sorts of places. At the new business around the corner that installed handsome gooseneck lights over the entryway or in a charming coastal cottage that boasts the perfect nautical lighting on the porch. Old, black-and-white movies are also a great place to spot vintage RLM warehouse designs. So recently when I was browsing an online catalog for gas fireplaces, I was immdiately distracted by the beautiful porcelain barn light hanging in the background of this picture. What an excellent choice for this setting!
This pendant is much like... Read More