Barn Light Electric Sky Chief Ceiling Light

We’re photographing Kev’s new office/our guest bedroom today, but in the meantime, I wanted to share a quick post about the ceiling light we went with.

It’s the Benjamin Sky Chief from Barn Light Electric…

We went with a jadite colored, enamel-coated metal shade, a 3-inch brushed aluminum stem, and we added the brushed aluminum wire cage on the bottom to give it a little bit of an industrial feel. The ceiling medallion came from Lowes, and we added it to cover up a bad cut in our ceiling planks (oops), and to bulk up that end of the light fixture a little.

It’s been a fun addition to the space, and we’re really enjoying the way it looks both on and off. We’re looking forward to blogging about the whole room tomorrow or Friday, and we hope to have our first overnight guest visit sometime soon, too! #HintHintMom

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  1. Maribel Sotuyo says

    Is it just me or is everyone checking back daily to see this room complete? I’m so anxious, it’s going to be awesome!

  2. Lexi says

    Love the color of the light, especially with the red closet doors. (Christmas decorating will be no problem in this room!) Please show the completed room SOON, your readers can hardly wait!

    • Layla says

      Thanks, Lexi. WE could hardly wait to wrap this project up, too! It’s been five years of unfinished-ness! 😀

    • Layla says

      Hey Wendy!
      I truly don’t mean for these last few room redo posts to be “teases”. We just like sharing stuff as we go along! :-) Unfortunately/fortunately our schedule has just been so jam-packed lately, and as always, we can only work on things “one-thing-at-a-time” style, and as our budget allows. We’re snapping the “after” pics today though, and look forward to blogging about them asap! :-)

  3. says

    I just found three vintage barn lights in various antique malls – aren’t they awesome? Didn’t know about this little number – fabulous!

  4. says

    I know your posts aren’t meant as ‘teases”. I’ve enjoyed the unfolding of the project and posting as you go does keep a reader coming back. I’m just anxious, as others are, to see it finished. :)

    • Layla says

      Thanks, Wendy. It’s been a five year process for us, so we’re beyond thrilled to finally be finished with it, too! 😀

  5. Janice says

    The barn light is awesome, especially with the cage!
    What diameter shade did you get?

  6. says

    You guys are killing me with the light fixtures! I love this one. My husband is a fan of recessed lighting so I’m wanting some pretty lights in here, somewhere!

  7. Melinda says

    Love the light choice. The color compliments the red closets and the style goes so well with your bedside lamps. You two always do such a wonderful job. Awaiting the full reveal along with your other readers!

  8. Sandra says

    Love the light fixtures you have chosen for your room. I can’t wait to see the big reveal!

  9. Marianne in Mo. says

    So excited! So far I’ve loved every teaser we’ve gotten, and I can’t wait! Wish I could get off my duff and do my guest room, but I’m kinda waiting until my brother-in-law moves out, hopefully in Sept. if his house gets finished by then! He’s occupying our lower level guest room, and I’m holding off on redoing the upper guest room so I don’t end up with an unexpected visit from my daughter and no where to put her and her family! And to think we’re empty nesters! Suddenly we’re out of space! Weird, huh?

  10. TamiK says

    great job and this is such an awesome room love what you did, waiting for the big reveal ……

  11. Lynette says

    I love their lighting and wish I’d had this offer this past February! I have 2 of their fixtures hanging in my sunroom now but didn’t have 10% off then!

  12. Anne says

    Maribel, I’m also checking it daily :) Layla & Kevin, I’m loving everything you’ve done – very inspiring! Can’t wait for the big reveal.

  13. Kathy says

    I love the jadite color. Unexpected. You are inspiring me! I keep checking back each day to see new info. Love the bite sized pieces of info. Suspense is good. Looking forward to the reveal.
    gotta go–out the door to Home Depot and Lowes for some do it yourself stuff for ME.

  14. Robin says

    Hi Layla & Kev,
    Just love your site – everything you’ve tackled has been stunning and can’t wait to see the final reveal on your guest room tomorrow – q: where did you get the cage which you attached to the light? It really makes a fairly plain light go ‘pop’! Love it! Keep up the great work and all the fabulous updates! We love it!

  15. Kim in MD says

    Love the light, Layla and Kevin! I can’t wait to see how Kevin’s office turned out! :-)

  16. says

    You truly have an EYE for beautiful things! And you inspire me! This lighting looks really gorgeous! Wish I lived in the US, you guys have such wonderful stores… *sigh* I’d be bankrupt if I lived there! LOL! :-) Another curious reader who cannot wait how your room looks like! 😉

  17. says

    I loooove this light! The metal cage is fantastic. I was lucky enough to score two vintage lights from my sister, I’ve sanded/painted/sanded/painted and they look awsome in my new kitchen. Can’t wait to see how it all turns out.

  18. Karen says

    Love this. Love your entire blog etc. you guys are so cool and so very talented. Your stem length is different than what they offer? Did you get yours from lowes? Did it fitbok? Thanks also maybe I missed but what color red paint is that? Thanks again, I’m a huge admirer and going to take a photo class.

    • Layla says

      Hi Karen! Thanks for the kind comment! :-) The folks at Barn Light Electric can cut your stem to any length, and I’m going to post the formula for that red paint on our “Guest Bedroom/Home Office Reveal” post tomorrow. I have to dig it out of storage first, ha! 😀

  19. Stephanie says

    Okay, I love this light – but can you post a how to on adding the brushed aluminum wire cage? Cause I think that makes the light!

    • Layla says

      Thanks Stephanie! The wire guard is actually an option you can add over at Barn Light Electric! 😀

  20. says

    Very similar to a light that I’ve been eying at Rejuvenation for quite some time. 😉

    I think I might actually like this one better, and the price is certainly a lot less.