Wednesday, 5 February 2014

ten reasons to love pinterest

Hi, my name is Rachel, and I am a Pinterest addict!

I have been that way for some time now and I want to share with you the reasons why I love it so much. But, before you go any further, be warned: if you don't know it already, you may well get hooked.

Click on any image to look at one of my boards.

Relax, take 5 and look at pretty things
Relax, unwind and look at pretty things. In moments you can be in a stress-free heaven surrounded by the most beautiful sights the world has to offer.

It makes me happy
It is a world full of the most delicious eye candy with people sharing beautiful and interesting things in an interesting way.

A great organiser
It is a great way to organise information and ideas where they can be easily found. Instead of having files with magazine cutouts, with that 'I know it's in there somewhere' feeling, I can just go straight to the board I want in seconds. Everything is in one place. 

It's always there
Wherever I am and whichever device I have with me, I always have this world of ideas and loveliness at my fingertips. Also, I can't lose it as it is always 'backed up'. Now there's a bonus!

Wedding inspiration
Whatever your passion of the moment, and mine right now is weddings, you can find the best ideas the internet has offer. If you try and trawl through images elsewhere, you will have to crawl through slow-loading pages, full of adverts. No thank you!

Photography tips

This is a real biggie for me. It inspires me to keep trying to produce high quality images and presentation and gives me ideas on how to do that. I am constantly learning new things every time I go on it.

Style inspiration

Oh yes ..... I love that!........I have got to get one of those....... now they go together ...... I wouldn't have thought of that.

Home inspiration
Imagine having all the home design magazines of the world, all in one place; that's Pinterest. 

Easy to use
It is so simple that you will be 'pinning' like a professional in minutes. Each page only has on it what you need. Also, it keeps getting better with each update.

One good thing leads to another
It begins by finding one good pin you like, then you look who pinned it ...... finds other interesting pins .... follow where they came from ....... find something irrelevant but gorgeous .... and suddenly it's not 'take 5' any more.

Are you as addicted to Pinterest as much as I am? What do you like about it? What do you use it for? Have you found something really interesting or unusual?


  1. Hi Rachel! I've nominated you for a Liebster Award! You can see the details at!

    1. Hi Alex
      Thank you so much for nominating me, I'm really touched. Congratulations to you for receiving the award. I'm sorry to say but it is not too long ago since I received two nominations and wrote posts on them both. But thank you again for the nomination :-)

  2. Hey Rachel, I read this post yesterday and was inspired to want to try pinterest. I have known about it but not known what it was for, but it makes sense. :) I may want to sign up for an account. I m doing a blog post soon on bloggers who have inspired me or taught me something new so I was wondering if I could link this post and give you credit (of course) on that post? Just let me know either way :) Also congrats on your Liebster nomination above!

    1. Be warned Rachel; once you start you can't stop lol! You will have so much fun with it. Of course you can link this post, it is so lovely of you. I will look forward to reading your post. Have a lovely weekend xx

    2. haha! thanks hun-already pinned two pictures- your beetroot brownies included

    3. Thank you! Following you back now! Enjoy the brownies xx

  3. Love your boards! :) And I would LOVE to be in that hammock right now... xx

    1. Thanks so much Katia. I would love to be there too and get away from all this rain! Have a lovely weekend xx

  4. I'm also an addict! Its nice to meet another! :) Ax

    1. It's such fun isn't it Andrea xx

  5. Love Pinterest. I'm trying not to become to addicted though :)

    1. It's too late for me! I am so addicted :-)

  6. I love Pinterest too!:)

    1. It's a fantastic resource isn't it Claudia! :-)