Family heirlooms can take many forms. Grandma’s favorite brooch is nice; Uncle Eddie’s collection of 1940s Popular Mechanic, not so much. Today’s Featured Customers, Diane and Jim of Washington, Vermont, hit the jackpot when it comes to family heirlooms. They recently took ownership of the family farmhouse which was built in 1850. Like most old homes, this treasure needed some updating.
“We just completed the kitchen renovation,” Diane says. “The old kitchen dated back to the 1940s or 50s.” Diane and Jim chose American-made Porcelain Barn Lighting to complete the look of their new kitchen. They chose a classic light in the Ivanhoe™ Sinclair Graniteware Porcelain Pendant. Two 10″ pendants, in Cobalt Blue with White and customized with a polished nickel socket and knob switch, were hung over the sink area with black cotton twist cords. Then a 12″ pendant in the same finish color and options was placed over the island.Read More
When you’re searching for that perfect light, you may come across all sorts of fixtures that look amazing yet when you check the size dimensions, you realize it’s too tall, too wide, or too deep for your space. Lighting smaller spaces can be tricky but you do have options. While floor lamps with traditional shades can overpower an area and table lamps hog valuable table room, wall sconces provide indirect lighting that offers a pleasant glow to the room without taking up too much space.Read More