We're Maryal and Chris Carter, the crazy-in-love couple behind the blog and the specs. Our love of chambray and mutual blurred vision unites us, and this is where we share our adventures in love, style, food, DIY and so much more, seen through our bespectacled eyes. Thanks for joining our journey!

Our Kitchen on the Barn Light Electric Blog

Our Kitchen on the Barn Light Electric Blog

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I don't think I could ever properly convey my excitement about today's post through typing on a keyboard, so just know that our smiles are ear to ear while writing this because today one of our favorite rooms in our home, our kitchen, is featured on the blog of one of our very favorite brands, Barn Light Electric! The post also includes a little Q&A with yours truly about our home decor and design and it couldn't have been more fun. Woo hoo!

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If you're not already familiar with Barn Light Electric's brand and creations, prepare to be wowed when you hop over to their website and peruse their offerings. There are just so many things to love about what they do. In the interview I talk about how I fell in love with their lights the moment I saw one of their pendant barn lights hanging in a beautifully colorful and cozy kitchen in a photo I came across on Pinterest right before I moved into the home we currently live in. I was looking for a light for the breakfast nook that would really make a statement and become the centerpiece of our home's design, and the Steber Bomber in Jadite from Barn Light Electric was actually the very first decor item I purchased for this house and remains my very favorite item in our home today. I fell in love... hard the moment I realized that the light I had dreamed up in my head for the breakfast nook could actually become a reality and that I could customize every part of the light to make my vision come to life. This may seem like such a weird thing to say, but have you ever acquired a piece of art, or clothing or decor that just felt like you? Well if I were a light or an item in a house, I would be this light. I love everything about that beautiful, creamy, welcoming jadite color (as I'm sure you can tell because it's all over this blog and all over our home), that classic and cozy barn light style and the impeccable craftsmanship that can be seen from every angle and with every flick of that light switch. No matter where we call home, this light will always have a place in it. 

So hop on over to their blog and read all about the inspiration behind our overall home design, our beloved and quaint little neighborhood in Phoenix, why I'm so attached to my Barn Light Electric barn light, what it represents for me every time I sit and have a cup of coffee under its warmth in the morning, and what I love so much about what Barn Light Electric does. Hint: every light they manufacture is made to order right here in the U.S of A and is carefully crafted to last a lifetime. If you love and appreciate vintage styling and quality like we do, you'll be completely smitten with Barn Light Electric's beautiful creations. And this is in no way sponsored - I just genuinely love their pieces, my beloved BLE barn light and the way they do what they do, pouring their heart and soul into each unique piece. 

If you've been with us on the blog for a bit, you may remember that we've featured our kitchen here on Love + Specs once before when it got a crazy insane 48-hour makeover a couple of years ago! What an awesomely fun whirlwind that was! We've made a few small changes since then, one of the most significant of which is getting all new flooring throughout most of the house, which includes the kitchen. We've also done a little bit of re-arranging and have added some new items, tons of which you can shop below! You have to drop us a comment and let us know what your very favorite part or piece of your home is! Is it a work of art? A piece of furniture? A small decor item that you'll never let go? And I have to hear the story behind it - tell me all about it in the comments section below! 

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