Pinterest is a word I have been hearing a lot, and seeing all over the place online. Many of you may already know about this new cool, and creative site, but for those of you who may not know about it, I am here to fill you in. Pinterest describes itself as a virtual pinboard. As stated on their site: Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes. Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.
I love finding inspiration online, and usually I can spend several hours looking for my next craft inspiration. Pinterest is a place online where you can now find inspiration in one central place. It is definitely a great way to keep track of all the things you want to try out. For several months Pinterest was in beta mode, and people were only allowed to join the site by invite only. Now anyone may request an invite, or if you know someone on Pinterest they can directly send you an invite.
Once you are able to become a member on the site, set up your profile page, and honestly before you begin pinning things you should spend sometime just browsing the site. There are so many things to view, plus by browsing it will allow you to become more familiar and comfortable with how to navigate the site.
Here is a great tutorial on how to get started on Pinterest. Plaid is also excited to announce that we are on Pinterest (plaidcrafts is our name on Pinterest). We are constantly adding new projects daily, so please check us out here for some craft inspiration.