Wedding Wednesday: Pinterest Organization
I have not met a bride that does not have a Pinterest board. Honestly, I am not sure I have met an unmarried female that doesn’t have one. (Yes, I know they exist, but they are very rare) My board has been in the making for years but until recently has been a private board. Whenever I saw something that looked interesting, I would pin it to remember when the time came.
Well, that time has come.
When we got back from our vacation, I spent a good few hours organizing my pinterest board. (I mean, I couldn’t plan anything else, so I might as well). I took out all the dresses and put them in a separate, hidden board so that Mike or anyone else could not see them unless I invited them. Even after taking out the dresses, I still had well over 300 pins on the board.
I am not sure how your brain is organized, but mine is in folders. If you have ever seen Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock, he shows his thinking method as being a map where he travels mentally to find information. Mine is not that extravagant. It is a room with filing cabinets and folders within. Because this is the way I think, I also like the visual appeal of it in real life.
For this reason, I chose to organize my Wedding board into smaller sections. Some of my sections include Food ideas, Planning timelines, guest favor ideas, cute photo ideas, reception decos and more. As of right now, I have 16 sections, plus loose pins just sitting in the folder that do not have a large enough category to have a folder home. Pretty sure that this gave my sister a good laugh when I first did all this.
What else made my sis chuckle? Duplicate posts. Pinterest is pretty good at letting you know that you are pinning the exact same link a second time, but it won’t recognize if a photo is the same and the link is different. So as I went through and organized everything, I realized that I had the same photo pinned multiple times.
You know what I thought was a good idea? Putting a line on RSVP’s where someone can write in a song they would like to hear played at the wedding. I thought it was such a good idea, I had pinned it on separate occasions at least 4 times.
So I went through, made folders, deleted most duplicates, and overall just started coming up with ideas for the little details. That seems to be what Pinterest is great for - pictures of how to set up a table or how to put together a certain color scheme or theme. There is just so many great ideas out there!
Do you have a wedding Pinterest board? Know of any great boards I should follow? Let me know in the comments below!