Pinterest has become a go-to site for finding ideas for holiday decorating. If you want to get inspired for Christmas, Pinterest is a great place to start.
Pinterest is a social media network where users create collections of interesting or useful images. The site allows users to follow other users’ boards and share their own pins.
How Exactly Do You Find Pinterest Inspiration For Christmas?
You can browse through thousands of pinboards created by other users, or you can create your own board. Once you’ve found something you like, you can save it to your profile page and add it to your board.
You can also search for pins using keywords. For example, if you’re looking for Christmas decorations, you could type “Christmas” in the search bar.
If you’re looking for more than just decoration ideas (see also “How To Decorate Your Beach Condo (5 Fun Ideas)“), you can use Pinterest to plan parties, organize events, and even shop online.
The following are some tips on how to find Pinterest inspiration:
1. Use Pinterest’s Search Bar
To find pins that match what you’re looking for, use the Pinterest search bar at the top of every page.
You can enter words or phrases in quotation marks, so searching for “Christmas tree” will return results with both “Christmas trees” and “Christmas tree.”
2. Browse Popular Boards
When you first sign up for Pinterest, you’ll be asked which boards you’d like to follow. These are called popular boards because they have many followers who post regularly.
Once you’ve signed up, click on the “popular” tab in the top left corner of any page.
This will take you to a list of all the most popular boards on Pinterest. Clicking on one of these boards will show you all the pins posted there.
3. Follow Other Users’ Boards
Another way to find inspiration is to look at other people’s boards. To do this, simply hover over the user’s name next to the board title.
A drop-down menu will appear, allowing you to choose whether you’d like to follow them.
4. Pin Your Favorite Pins
Finally, don’t forget about the power of pinning! When you find an image you love, click the heart icon in the upper right-hand corner. Then select “Pin It!” from the pop-up menu.
What Are Good Gift Ideas From Pinterest?
Gift Ideas For A Chef
Looking for inspiration for the chef (or aspiring chef) in your life? Wrap up a few of their favorite dishes and give them a basket full of kitchen goodies.
A quick search reveals some great options, including the suggestions we have below from research on gifts for chefs.
Kitchen Gift Basket Ideas – We suggest giving the cook in your life a basket filled with items like these:
- Olive oil and herb infuser
- Silicone colander
- Cooking books
- Knife sets
Gift Ideas For The Travelers
Whether the people on your gift wish list travel for work or play, let them know you’re thinking of them as they go off to their next destination.
From travel bags to luggage sets, here are some thoughtful items that make great gifts for travelers.
- Silk travel set
- Carry-on cocktail kit
- 40 Winks Travel Pillow
- Eatwith experience dinner ($5-$25 per person)
- Gift cards from Eatwith (prices vary)
Gift Ideas For Gardeners
Pinners love to garden, so be sure to give your loved one the gift of gardening.
These days, it seems there’s always something growing in someone’s backyard — whether it’s flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruit trees, or even a small pond full of fish.
But where do you go to find those perfect presents for the person who loves to grow things?
We found some great ideas for the gardener in your life. From watering cans to tools and accessories, we rounded up our favorite picks.
- Colorful Watering Cans
- Gardening Gift Baskets
- Chair And Tools Set
- Variety Of Seed Packet Sets
Gifts For Children
Parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and friends all look to social media platforms like Pinterest for the latest in fun and creative ideas for kids.
This holiday season, we’re seeing a lot of parents looking for ways to keep their little ones entertained during long winter days indoors.
And while there are plenty of toys out there designed specifically for children ages 3+, there are some great options for younger kids too. Here are our favorite picks for the best gift ideas for children and toddlers.
- Lego Sets (see also “How To Store Lego In The Home“) From Small Pieces To The Death Star
- Science Sets
- Mini Microscopes
- Stuffed Animal/Creatures Collections
Gifts For The Beauty Gurus
Pinterest is one of the best places to find inspiration for your next beauty purchase.
Whether you’re looking for a new foundation shade, a new mascara, or a new lip gloss, we’ve rounded up our favorite beauty finds on Pinterest.
From makeup palettes to brow gels, we found everything from drugstore staples to high-end luxuries.
And while it’s true that many of these items are sold exclusively online, there’s still plenty of room for impulse buys.
So take advantage of those “Pin It” buttons and stock up on some of the things that make us feel beautiful.
- Brow Grooming Set
- Deep Conditioning Hair Care Products
- Makeup Palettes
- Body Care Creams And Lotions
Gifts For The Readers
For the book lovers on your lists, we’ve pulled together some great picks for gifts under $50. Pinterest has got everything from board games to cookbooks to coffee table art to novels — there’s something for everyone.
- Tote Bags Of Their Favorite Books, i.e. Pride And Prejudice
- A Personal Library Style Kit
- Personalized Bookmarks
- A Special Copy Of Their Favorite Book
When it comes to finding the perfect Christmas present, sometimes it can be hard to think outside the box. But if you’re struggling to come up with unique ideas, don’t worry!
There are plenty of other great gift ideas out there. Check out our gift ideas above for every type of recipient. Happy shopping!