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Colorful Finishes, Fun Styles Highlight New Beach House Lighting

With travels plans put on hold thanks to the pandemic, many people took a staycation in 2020. Instead of beach combing and relaxing, building and remodeling became substitute leisure activities.

In fact, Houzz, the online home remodeling platform, reported a 58% annual increase in project leads for home professionals in June. Here at Barn Light Electric, customers were on the hunt for new lighting to spruce up their spaces both indoors and out.

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Handcrafted Lamps Brighten Winter’s Darkest Days

No matter how you usually feel about the biannual changing of the clocks, can we all agree that no one needs an extra hour of 2020? But it’s coming our way this weekend and, with that falling back, darkness will descend earlier each day until the shortest day of the year on December 21st. And that will be something to celebrate!

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Handspun Barn Lights Lend Midcentury Vibe to Pharmacy

Back in the mid 20th century, your friendly neighborhood drugstore was much more than a place to get a prescription filled. With a soda fountain for sweet treats and aisles filled with sundries, the drugstore served as a community gathering spot. And if you were too sick to visit, the pharmacist would even deliver medicines right to your door.

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Easy-to-Customize Schoolhouse Wall Sconces

We see dozens of photos each week from customers who share their spaces with us on Instagram , Facebook and Pinterest. Lately we’ve spotted, dare we say, a trend in bathroom lighting.

Schoolhouse lights — classic fixtures first made popular in the 1930s when bare bulbs were tucked behind opaque glass globes — seem to be popping up in bathrooms more and more. (more…)

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Q & A | Kitchen Reno Blends Vintage, Modern Details

If you’re a dedicated follower of the Barn Light Electric blog (we have great photos and plenty of inspiration!), you probably remember this post featuring a stunning bathroom renovation.

Amy, who writes the blog My Life From Home , was the master behind that eye-popping wall paper and gorgeous copper gooseneck lighting. Amy recently moved and has begun another round of renovations at her new place. We chat with her today about her latest project — her kitchen.