What is Pinterest, and how can it help me plan my wedding?
If you are unfamiliar with the likes of Pinterest, the best way and perhaps only way to describe it, is an online scrapbook. Pinterest allows you to search for ideas and imagery before allowing you to bookmark the things you wish to save. You can also organize your most favorite ideas into groups. Pinterest allows you to be in control of your own organizing, which means all those great ideas will be exactly where you left them.
With Pinterest’s easy to use and helpful features, it makes planning your wedding far more manageable. Imagine ripping out the pages from a wedding magazines and placing them into a scrapbook or onto a cork board, it’s as simple as that but all done electronically and online, which means you can even share your ideas with friends and family. With friends and family involved and let’s not forget other Pinterest followers, allows the opportunity to leave feedback and comments on your idea choices, which can make the entire planning experience very interactive.
How can I search Pinterest for ideas and inspiration?
Searching for inspiration and ideas on Pinterest is incredibly easy. Simply type in the keywords which are relevant to the things you are looking for, into the search box. For example by typing the keywords ‘bridal bouquets’, will reveal a large list of results that will indeed inspire you and get those creative juices flowing.
If there is an idea on Pinterest that I like, how do I save it?
The results you see from your generated search have been added by other users on the website. If you’d like to find out more information about a particular image, simply click on it, or ‘pin’ it. You can also comment and leave feedback on the pin, ‘like’ it or even pin it to your own personal board for future reference.
How do I create a board to store all my ideas?
When creating your own board, it’s recommended that you provide it with a name, so is this instance, Wedding Accessories, may be useful. The name should tell you what the board is all about, at a glance, without having to click on it. The great thing about Pinterest, is that if other users like your board, they can share it too. They may even want to leave helpful or friendly feedback on some of your choices, or even provide some great suggestions which you can then add to your board.
What if I want to keep my board private?
So your partner may want to snoop around and see what you have planning for your big down. So how do you keep individuals and users out of your board? Well, it’s very simple! Pinterest allows you to create what is known as ‘secret boards’, which you are able to share with individuals that you choose to invite.
Pinterest is certainly a fantastic way to build up ideas and inspiration for your wedding day, especially when you’re looking to store them somewhere safe. Let’s not forget to mention how much fun browsing through the endless images on Pinterest is, you are guaranteed to find some form of inspiration among them all!
You will see a "P" at the top of this page and thats a direct link to my Pinterest board.
Have fun creating your Pinterest board.