Creating Wedding Boards Through Pinterest
Once you've set your Pinterest account up, you'll
soon find that the site is really simple and easy to use.
Having a scroll around the front page of Pinterest,
or even the default wedding page (where all images tagged with
'wedding' show up) is a great way to get used to the functionality
of the site.
Before you're ready to start pinning, you need to
create a board so those pins have somewhere to go. To do
this, just follow the instructions below.
1. Click on the little plus symbol next to your photograph and
2. Select 'create a board'. This will bring up a little menu
where you enter the name of your board, along with a short
3. You can also choose which category the board sits in - be
sure to select the 'weddings' option so your board gets seen in the
On this menu, you can also add contributors who
will then be able to pin to your board too. This could be
particularly useful if you wish for your partner to collaborate on
wedding ideas! Or to show your bridesmaids or wedding planner
the kind of ideas you're thinking about incorporating into your
boards. If you'd like to populate these boards first, you can
always add 'pinners' later by clicking the 'edit board' button at
the top of the page.
While you'll find information about the kinds of
boards you could create later in this guide, once you've created a
board you're ready to get pinning.
To pin an image, click on the red 'Pin it' button
and select which board you'd like to pop it on - easy peasy!
You can also 'pin' images from other websites,
outside of the Pinterest world. To do this, you'll need to install
the Pinterest button so that it appears in the toolbar at the top
of your browser - you can find out more information about
Once you've installed the button, hovering over any
image, on any site will bring up a little 'pin it' button. Along
with the image, a link to the site you found it on will carry
across to your desired board too, meaning that you've created not
just a scrapbook of ideas, but a directory of websites that you can
go back to and order from later.
Before long, you'll have a plethora of images over
a whole range of different boards that will really help inspire and
inform all the cosmetic decisions when it comes to your