A Versatile Household Hero: Castille Soap

Chances are you've heard of Dr. Bronner's Castille Soap and know it's more than just your regular good ole' soap but what exactly is it? And why does it have such a large fan base? And what in the world do you use it for? Folks love what the products and the company stand for. [...]

By |2018-09-11T16:21:17-04:00September 11th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Cleaning, Made In The USA, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle|Comments Off on A Versatile Household Hero: Castille Soap

The Easiest Way to Hang Wired Artwork

Here at Blackhawk Hardware we love nifty hacks that make life easier. We also love anything local to our beautiful Queen City, Charlotte. So it should come as no surprise that we are madly in love with the Hangeroo, a clever picture hanging gadget made right here in Charlotte, NC. In fact, on our quest [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:23:59-04:00April 4th, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Good Things We've Seen, Made In The USA, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle|Comments Off on The Easiest Way to Hang Wired Artwork

How Can You Safely Pack A Bottle of Wine in Your Suitcase?

With the holiday season almost upon us, we thought we’d showcase one of our really nifty 100% USA made products from Blackhawk Hardware: The VinniBag. This protective bag is perfect for bringing a bottle of local wine when you fly out to see your relatives in let's say Ohio or Upstate New York (shout-out to [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:10-04:00October 22nd, 2015|Blackhawk Life Hacks, Blogs & Articles, Gifts, Holidays, Made In The USA, Travel|Comments Off on How Can You Safely Pack A Bottle of Wine in Your Suitcase?

Beautiful Queen City Charlotte Swag

Well hello there Your Highness the Queen City! I was tickled thrilled to find a whole display of chic Charlotte and North Carolina souvenir gifts at Blackhawk Hardware. The best: They weren't tacky!!! I completely fell in love with the graphic adorning coasters, dish towels, bottle openers, coozies, mugs and cups: The full moon shining [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:11-04:00September 16th, 2015|Blogs & Articles, Gifts, Good Things We've Seen, Made In The USA|Comments Off on Beautiful Queen City Charlotte Swag

The Perfect DIY Paint – CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk & Clay Paint

Have you ever wondered how these amazing shabby chic or hipster refurbished furniture pieces are made? Blackhawk Hardware has the perfect paint to transform those beautiful flee market pieces that are everywhere on Pinterest and in home design magazines: CeCe Caldwell's Paint. The company's products are almost all made in the USA and are free [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:12-04:00July 9th, 2015|Blogs & Articles, Made In The USA, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on The Perfect DIY Paint – CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk & Clay Paint

Showing Thanks to Veterans: Five Legacies to Give Back

“Thank you for your service.” Veterans everywhere appreciate hearing these words. But a simple statement of thanks is a woefully inadequate way to show gratitude when you consider what every service-member, including those who never see combat, has sacrificed and experienced for the benefit of you, your family, your neighbors, and your community. This Veterans’ [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:14-04:00November 11th, 2014|Blogs & Articles, Holidays, Made In The USA|Comments Off on Showing Thanks to Veterans: Five Legacies to Give Back

Tailgating Flagpole Instructions

Tailgating is a tradition of picnicking, partying and having fun before and after games, concerts and just about any outdoor event. A recent addition to tailgating at sporting events is raising a tall flagpole with the colors of your favorite team or school high over the assembled crowd. These flagpoles are not difficult to make, [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:14-04:00October 7th, 2014|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Grilling, Made In The USA, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Tailgating Flagpole Instructions

Great Balls of… WOOL! Dryer Balls, that is.

Something we don't give a second thought to may actually be harming us and is certainly an environmental concern. Ye old dryer sheet!  Who knew?  I certainly didn't.  Dryer sheets are chock full o' chemicals and take years to break down in the land fill.  Dryer sheets also coat the fibers of our clothing, inhibiting [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:14-04:00July 29th, 2014|Blogs & Articles, Made In The USA, What's New for Your Home?, What's New?|Comments Off on Great Balls of… WOOL! Dryer Balls, that is.

Make “Hat Hair” a thing of the past with Vizini Strapless Visors

Ladies, we all know about "hat hair". Many of us will avoid even wearing a hat for sun protection because we don't want our hairdo ruined. And how 'bout those visors that grip our temples? Forget it! Who needs the headache? Rita Hockenbury experienced the same pitfalls with hats and visors and her frustration birthed [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:15-04:00May 21st, 2014|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Lawn and Garden, Made In The USA, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle, What's New?|Comments Off on Make “Hat Hair” a thing of the past with Vizini Strapless Visors

TRY A ROLL OF ChicWrap

I was elated to replace the name brand plastic wrap of old with an attractive and highly functional roll of ChicWrap. And there's no going back in my kitchen!  WHAT YOU GET : ZipSafe slide cutter - no more pesky cuts on your hands Professional quality wrap that always sticks where you want it to [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:17-04:00April 28th, 2014|Better Living with Andy Brinkley, Blogs & Articles, Kitchen, Made In The USA, Uncategorized, What's New for Your Home?, What's New?|Comments Off on TRY A ROLL OF ChicWrap
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