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One Of Our Characters,

Michelle

Follow Her On Instagram: @thecozyfarmhouse

Our Characters is our opportunity to feature the most valuable people in our business…you! While we take great pride in the product we make, it is nothing without the spaces that Our Characters are creating.

What got you into interior design?

I definitely got my love for decorating from my mom. She would buy things from a company called Home Interior and I loved when she would re-decorate our home. I remember as a kid I loved to rearrange not only my bedroom but I would surprise my mom by rearranging the living room also and change things up by “shopping our home”.

How many kids/family members do you have, and do they help you with DIY projects?

My husband Mike and I have four adult children, a son in law, daughter in law and two grandchildren. My husband is really the one who deserves all of the credit behind my account. He goes along with all of my ideas and projects and brings them all to life for me with his amazing self taught carpentry skills! I definitely couldn’t do this without him and I think we make a great team!

What’s your favorite part of working on a new project?

My favorite part of any home project is all of the small decorating details at the end! I’m a detail person so that’s the most fun part for me and seeing it all come together!

What made you choose Steel Lighting Co.?

We first collaborated with Steel Lighting Co on a light a couple of years ago and when we received it we were both so blown away by the quality of it! When we decided to build we both knew that we wanted lights that were timeless and that would last a lifetime since this is our forever home. It was a no brainer to go with Steel Lighting Co again! We currently have ten lights from them and we love them all and have already gotten so many compliments on them!

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🎉WINNER🎉
Excited to announce that the winner of the Melrose giveaway is @kiereamiller!! For everyone who entered, thanks for joining in! 🙂 If you have any questions about our lights, please feel free to reach out!
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Another amazing kitchen! What does your dream kitchen look like?
Light: The Carson
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Love how clean this bathroom design is!
Light: The Hollywood Bowl
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SO excited to announce that we've partnered with @thecozyfarmhouse and @thecuratedfarmhouse to do a giveaway of (2) of our Melrose pendants! These have been a kitchen island favorite since we released them last year and I'm looking forward to seeing how someone uses (2) of these, your choice of color, in your home! Want to enter? ⬇️

1️⃣ Follow @thecozyfarmhouse, @thecuratedfarmhouse and @steellightingco

2️⃣ Like this post and tag someone in the comments. Every comment tag is +1 entry!
The winner will be announced next Friday! (05/20)

Want additional entries?? Share this post to your story and tag us in it 🙌
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Welcome Home
So grateful to have a place in the amazing homes of designers like @ourlakepointfarmhouse! The doggos look happy to be there, too 🙂
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I don't know about you, but I might get excited about washing the dishes if my kitchen had this design!
Light: The Laurel
@stacey.athome
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I could go for another coffee right about now!
Light: The Manhattan
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Blown away by this kitchen from @livingwithnic! How would you like to have this design?
Lights: The Brentwood
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#steellightingco #lighting #lightingdesign #diy #oldfashioned #rugged #americanmade #farmhouse #barnhouse #gooseneck #instapic #picoftheday #DIYdecor #diyhome #deco #decor #room #cozyhome #renovation #interiordesign #architecture #doityourself #diyproject #farmhouse #farmhousedecor #rustic #countryliving
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Black & white decor is always such a good choice! What do you think?
Light: The Venice
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It's garage remodeling time of year!
Light: The Topanga
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The pre-remodel of @thecozyfarmhouse's kitchen! Do you like the Melrose or Carson more for island lighting?
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Wood tones + white for interior design 🙌
Light: The Hawthorne
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What colors do you think will be added in the future of modern interior design?
Light: The Venice
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Oversized lighting is becoming a new favorite design trend and I'm not complaining!
Light: The Manhattan
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Is anyone else a sucker for an organized kitchen? Lights on or off, you can still find whatever you need.
Light: The Westchester
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Love this room! If you could have a barn door in your house, would you?
Light: El Segundo
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I can feel the warm summer breeze coming through this picture. Do you leave the windows open when it's warm outside?
Lights,
Redondo (left)
Westchester (center)
Topanga (right)
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Garage remodels are making me more thankful that it's springtime! Is anyone else spending more time outdoors?
Lights: The Topanga
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Love the implementation of the Laurel on this outdoor bar! Who else is ready for the outdoors with the weather change??
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We had such a great time collaborating with @jeffersonbethke! They have an incredible home in Hawaii and wanted to use our lights for their new barn build. So glad they did! How do you like their new barn?
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