If you’re like me, you’re reading more than this blog on line. And you’re getting inspiration from a multitude of sources other than here. It’s okay – I don’t mind – I do too.
I used to try to copy and paste pictures off of other sites that I wanted to remember in file, much like making an inspiration board with magazine clippings and such, but that solution wasn’t right because I’d lose the source of my picture. Then when I’d want to go back to the inspiration or the recipe or the tutorial, I’d be lost and sad.
Pinterest is a site (free!) I’ve been using for about a month that I’ve found to be helpful. It’s a way to visually organize inspirational pictures that credits and records where the pictures originate. I’ve made ‘Pinboards’ of things I want to remember in categories like ‘Recipes I want to Try’, ‘Tutorials’ and ‘Quilt Inspiration’.
You can look at other people’s pinboards on Pinterest and repin things onto yours if you find things you like. You can ‘follow’ other pinners, much like subscribing, or be followed. And you can get pulled into a vortex of inspirational pictures if you’re not careful.
Give it a try if you like to keep track of things visually, and you can pull yourself out of a vortex.