What Are You Pinning?: 10 Pinterest Board Ideas

What Are You Pinning?: 10 Pinterest Board Ideas

Marcia Prentice
Jul 20, 2011

As a follow up to yesterday's post on Pinterest, I wanted to delve into the subject a little further and share some of my favorite uses for Pinterest. Like many others, I am quite addicted to using Pinterest to search for inspiration from recipes to home decor. I categorize my favorite restaurants in one board (a backup to my Yelp profile) and have a handful of Los Angeles furniture stores grouped together in another board.

Designing my Home: I created a board to bookmark decor products I love for my own space. Some of the products are aspirational, while others are pieces I plan to purchase for my home.

Flowers: I love floral design and all the different ideas for unconventional vases. I use this board as inspiration for incorporating flowers into my home.

Recipes to Try: Pinterest now serves as my online cookbook. I love how easy it is to scroll through the images and recipes. I often refer to this board right before my weekly grocery trip.

Portraits from Apartment Therapy House Tours: This board is more for fun. I love going through our house tours to find out who lives in the space. I rounded up my favorite house tours and the people who occupy the homes.

Color Inspiration: Sometimes the most challenging part of putting together a home design is selecting the color scheme or paint colors. I pull color inspiration from fashion, nature, interior design, etc.

Online Decor Magazines: There seems to be so many online shelter magazines popping up. It is hard to keep track of them all, so I created a board to roundup my favorites.

DIY Projects: Whenever I have a free weekend, I am going to go through this board and try my hand at a few of the projects.

Favorite Los Angeles Restaurants: Pinterest serves as my new Yelp. Before going out on a Saturday night, I check out this board for a quick preview of some restaurants I want to try and my favorite go-to places. Sometimes I will even link the restaurant photo to its Yelp review.

Favorite LA Home Stores: There are so many furniture stores in Los Angeles that I had to find a place to bookmark a few great sources. Whenever I am on the hunt for a new coffee table or throw pillows, I check this board before heading out to hit the stores.

Kid's Rooms: Someday when I have kids, I will utilize this board a little more. In the meantime, I love being inspired by all the creative and fantasy kid's spaces.

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