Dining Room Make-Overs in Time for Holiday Entertaining

Freshly painted walls are a fabulous thing! Powdery matte, or shiny gloss, you just can't stop yourself from running your hand over that (dried) new coat of quality paint. Now is the time to pick out new colors and paint your rooms to complete the project before hosting the holiday crowds. Gather your friends and [...]

By | 2018-10-30T17:21:32-04:00 October 30th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on Dining Room Make-Overs in Time for Holiday Entertaining

Exterior Paint Schemes for Your Charlotte House

Nothing updates your curb appeal quite like a fresh coat of paint for your home! Adding a pop of color for your door and carefully choosing trim paint colors completes the wow effect. Here at Blackhawk Hardware we always love playing with the Benjamin Moore Personal Color Viewer® and have created these gorgeous exterior paint [...]

By | 2018-07-14T23:09:02-04:00 July 14th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on Exterior Paint Schemes for Your Charlotte House

Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colors to Sell A House

Though Charlotte is a sellers' market these days, when you sell a house you may want to spruce it up before listing. Small improvements can mean nice returns on investment and set your house apart from others. Scuff marks and blemishes aren't a big deal in general, but a coat of fresh, premium paint will [...]

By | 2018-06-15T14:52:17-04:00 June 15th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colors to Sell A House

Painting Your Kitchen with Benjamin Moore Paint

Kitchens are focal rooms in our homes. With many grand design features like cabinets, beautiful stone counter tops, back splashes and appliances, choosing a harmonious paint color for your kitchen can be tricky. Benjamin Moore Paint from Blackhawk Hardware gives you countless options to find the perfect color for your walls, trim, ceilings, shelving, and [...]

By | 2018-05-12T16:07:39-04:00 May 16th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Design, Kitchen, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on Painting Your Kitchen with Benjamin Moore Paint

Stunning Fall Inspired Interior Paint Colors by Benjamin Moore

With the leaves turning, Halloween costume discussions and everything pumpkin, we are in the mood for fall inside and out. It should come as no surprise that I was browsing the Benjamin Moore paint department at Blackhawk Hardware in Charlotte and got inspired for this blog post: autumn-color painted rooms. Pallets of yellow, gold, orange, [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:11-04:00 September 23rd, 2015|Articles about Your Home, Blogs & Articles, Paint, Remodeling, Thanksgiving|Comments Off on Stunning Fall Inspired Interior Paint Colors by Benjamin Moore

From Drab to Fab Laundry Room Makeover

Our 1960s house was fairly updated when we purchased it, however in the back lower level corner something ugly was lurking: an insanely drab laundry room. If you felt blah about doing laundry in the first place, our laundry room would have certainly made sure your mood stayed that way.           [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:11-04:00 August 27th, 2015|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on From Drab to Fab Laundry Room Makeover

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

Three Quick Fixes That Help Sell Your House

Many folks come to Blackhawk Hardware hoping to fix some issues before putting their house on the market. Obviously you want your home to look its best before listing it for sale but what projects have the biggest impact? For this feature I chatted with Charlotte realtor Sara McKinney from Gingerstate Realty Group / Keller [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:12-04:00 June 26th, 2015|Articles about Your Home, Blogs & Articles, Decorative Hardware, Lawn and Garden, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on Three Quick Fixes That Help Sell Your House

2015 Benjamin Moore Paint Color of The Year

I don’t know about you but once we’re done with spring cleaning I usually feel like redecorating a room or two. Strangely enough, my husband never feels like that… But if you are like me and are in search of a great paint color for a room or a few you may appreciate Benjamin Moore’s [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:13-04:00 May 1st, 2015|Blogs & Articles, Design, Paint, Remodeling|Comments Off on 2015 Benjamin Moore Paint Color of The Year

What You Should Know BEFORE You Start Your Kitchen Remodel

By Jim Wilkerson   Pick Your Hardware A major mistake people make when starting a kitchen remodel is to paint their cabinets before picking out hardware. The problem with this is that the holes from the old knobs and hinges may not line up with the holes on the new hardware. Then you're stuck with [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:32-04:00 October 5th, 2011|Decorative Hardware, Kitchen, Remodeling|Comments Off on What You Should Know BEFORE You Start Your Kitchen Remodel