See My Signature Decor Style | www.settingforfour.com

My Signature Style

Hello friends! Do I have a big treat for you today! If you're searching for a style 'roadmap' to use as inspiration for your home decor, look no further! My creative and talented friend Carrie at Making Lemonade is hosting a 'Signature Style' Design series this week showcasing the Signature Design Style of 22 talented Bloggers! I'm so thrilled she asked me to join in and share … [Read More...]

Monday Funday Link Party - 1 link on 8 blogs! | www.settingforfour.com

7 Fall DIY’s and Recipes | Monday Funday Link Party

 Another week has rolled by quickly (where is August disappearing too?) and it's time for another fun Monday Funday Link Party! I can't wait to see what you've crafted, decorated, DIY'd and baked this past week  - you all really blew me away with your creative links at last week's party!!   … [Read More...]

Cooking tips and tricks from Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing

Kitchen and Cooking tips from Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing!

Hello friends! Yesterday I shared with you the fabulous cooking tips and tricks that Celebrity TV Chef Christine Cushing passed on to me when I recently had the honor of interviewing her! Here are some more insider tips she shared with me including cooking time saving tips, her favorite cooking gadgets, and her fastest & simplest recipe! … [Read More...]

Cooking tips and tricks from Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing

Cooking tips from Celebrity TV Chef Christine Cushing!

Hello friends! Wow - do I have a treat for you today! I recently had the privilege of interviewing Celebrity Chef Christine Cushing and today I'm sharing all of the cooking tips she passed on to me! I know how you'll all love to learn her shortcuts in the kitchen, how to save costs when preparing meals and more!  … [Read More...]

DIY Blog Tour at Setting for Four - see how my blog differs from others, why I blog and more! | www.settingforfour.com

A Backstage Blog Tour of Setting for Four & My Favorite DIY Blogs!

Hi everyone! Recently my sweet friend Leslie from House on the Way asked me to participate in a Tour of DIY Blogs. I just have to say right now that I'm so flattered that uber-stylish-and-talented Leslie invited me to join in on the fun!  Here's the back story: For this fun DIY Blog Tour each blogger answers some fun questions about themselves then introduces a few of their favorite … [Read More...]

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DIY Monogram Bookends | $350 Cash Back to School Giveaway

Get your kiddos ready for back to school with some fun room decor! These Easy $3.00 ( yes $3,00!! ) Monogram Industrial Zinc Bookends are so quick, easy and stylish! Not just for kids - make some for your bookcase too! I'll show you how I made them plus - because I love my readers and I know how those back to school bills add up -  I've got a great $350 Cash giveaway today for … [Read More...]

Monday Funday Link Party - 1 link on 8 blogs! | www.settingforfour.com

Fun Back to School Crafts | Monday Funday Link Party

 Happy Sunday everyone! Well I hope you all have been having better weather than we've had here...it's turned cold and been raining all week - bleh! The leaves are starting to turn orange and yellow already so I guess fall is really on it's way.... Let's get to the Link Party - I can't wait to see what you've made last week!   The Monday Funday Link Party is a 8 Blog Party where … [Read More...]

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Painted Bench Makeover

Hello friends! Did you know that today is National Thrift Store Day? To celebrate my love of scoring a great deal and to show you how you can turn thrifted finds into gorgeous makeovers I'm cohosting a fun blog hop today: National Thrift Store Day Blog Hop! See 7 amazing thrift store makeovers ranging from furniture to accessories to add style to your home on a budget! Here is my … [Read More...]

DIY Painted Target Photo Display

Before & After: Painted Instagram Photo Holder

Displaying photos of my family and vacations is how I love to create a meaningful home and personalize my rooms! I'm always looking for fresh, new ways of displaying my photos and instagrams other than the using regular picture frames. Like this stylish photo holder I recently found at Target!   I love the way that photos can be clipped onto the steel cable and can be … [Read More...]

July Favorites: Decor, DIY's, Crafts and Recipes | www.settingforfour.com

Exciting news and July Favorites

Wow - here we are in the second week of August already! Where did July go - I demand a 'do-over' of the entire month!!! July was a busy month here at Setting for Four.... all 31 day's blurred by so quickly between recovering from my leg trauma, flying to Atlanta to attend Haven blog conference and squeezing lots of enjoyment of the marvelous sunny weather we had! I've got some super exiting … [Read More...]

Monday Funday Link Party - 1 link on 8 blogs! | www.settingforfour.com

11 DIY Upcycle Ideas to Drool Over | Monday Funday Link Party

How is everyone this Sunday? Squeezing the last few sunny days out of Summer I hope! We are taking some holidays next week which will include go-cart racing, beach time  and some waterpark fun! I hope you've been having fun this summer too! Let's get to Monday Funday! … [Read More...]

10 Fun Kids Lunch and Snack Ideas - No more boring lunches! | www.settingforfour.com

Super Cool Back to School Lunch and Snack Ideas

  Back to school time is upon us already! Soon the kiddos will be returning to their lessons and studying hard - and healthy lunches and snacks are high on the list to keep fueling those busy bodies and minds! I've rounded up 10 Back to School Lunch and Snack Ideas - hopefully you'll find some new ones to add to your lunch and snack prep routine:  This is adorable! A Pig  PB … [Read More...]

$600 Paypal Cash Gieveaway

Back to School $600 Cash Giveaway

We could all use a little extra cash when the kids head back to school right? It's an expensive time of year - school supplies, new shoes, new clothes, sports equipment... the list goes on and on! Well today is your lucky day!  I'm participating in a $600 Back to School Cash Giveaway, Wa-hoo!! $600 in Paypal Cash could go to so many things the kiddos need! Wishing you all the best of … [Read More...]

Easy DIY Watercolor Graphic Wall Art | www.settingforfour.com

Easy DIY Watercolor Abstract Wall Art

  Need budget friendly and quick art for your walls? See how easily I whipped up this gorgeous DIY Watercolor Abstract Wall Art and created a large scale gallery wall for my living room. Using large IKEA square frames and the Waterlogue App I turned a photo I took of a wave at a tropical beach we traveled to a few years ago into these 4 stylish graphic art pieces! … [Read More...]