When Scot started construction on his new home in Dogue, Virginia, he remembered an ad for Barn Light Electric that he saw in a magazine at the dentist’s office. The Florida-based company and its tagline — Where Vintage and Modern Collide — stuck with him.(more…)
Your home either has it or it doesn’t. That special something that makes people stop in the doorway, look around, and exclaim “Wow!”
There is no shortage of TV shows that feature house flippers — those optimistic souls who purchase distressed properties, do some quick renovations, then sell the house for a tidy profit. Or at least they hope so. But what happens after the sale? When the cameras move on to the next property and new homeowners move in?(more…)
Even with summer in full swing I find myself looking at the calendar and realizing how fast the season is going by. After the 4th of July, I tend to grab every opportunity to get outside, take advantage of the weather, and socialize more. Informal gatherings on the back porch or spread on the lawn are perfect for the summer, and while these parties are meant to be low stress, you still want your home to look its best for friends and neighbors.
For those looking to give their home a fresh new look, let’s focus on a few key rooms. Bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms usually get the majority of attention in remodels as well the exterior spaces. But for some reason, foyers and hallways are often neglected even though they are some of the easiest areas to refresh. Slap on a fresh coat of paint, maybe add some new artwork, and you’ve got a whole new space!
On occasion, we’ll stumble across a homeowner’s blog who has posted photos of their not-so-glamorous living space. Then, following their photographs and mentions of how they want to fix it up, is something we always recognize – our barn lights! Can you blame them? With a little something for everyone, you’d be hard pressed to not find something you love. Our barn pendantshappened to catch the attention of today’s featured customer, Elissa from Abbotsford, British Columbia.