Inspiring people is much more efficient than hard selling. That’s a Pinterest marketing tip I came across during my research for a previous post, which in turn set me off in search of some good examples with which to illustrate.
Here’s a selection of inspiring Pinterest boards from popular ViralWoot users that cover all manner of niches. Take a look to see what these people have done to make their boards so attractive. Use this curated selection as the impetus for creating your own board that motivates, encourages and attracts more Pinterest followers.
If you’re looking to put a little bit of magic and wonder back into your life, look no further than Camille Juco’s inspirational Pinterest board that she calls Dreamspiration. It’s a well-curated selection of stunningly beautiful images that are both whimsical and natural. It’s no wonder she has one million followers.
Pilar Blasco finds inspiration in outfits of all seasons, and it shows on her popular fashion board that has over 1.5 million followers. Pilar is an artist and interior designer who has a passion for fashion. She has pinned nearly 45 thousand pins to this one board alone.
Ask any man and he’ll tell you all about the fond childhood memories of his model train set. Perhaps that explains why Visit Durango has over 750 thousand followers. This particular board is full of beautiful images that were taken along the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. One of the few remaining railroads of its type, the Durango & Silverton has been in operation for over 130 years. It’s a spectacular journey back in time indeed.
Are you in need of a little creative inspiration? So are the hundreds of thousand of others who follow Petra Veikkola and her many other boards. Petra is a photographer who goes by Cici (Styling + Photography) on Pinterest. This board, in particular, is refreshingly dainty and delicate.
One of BodyRock’s 83 boards, this one aims to inspire women and men to join the home workout movement and get in shape. This board features consistently great photos all coupled with text overlay consisting of inspiring quotes.
Anna pins birds, butterflies, flowers and anything else she finds attractive to this Pinterest board of hers. She definitely has an eye for beauty as over 270 thousand followers would agree. There is a lot of variety to be found on this board, but he one thing all pins have in common is that they are extremely impressive.
This Pinterest board from Huffington Post promises to take your breath away. Hundreds of pins on subjects of all matter capture some exquisite moments.
If these recipes taste a fraction of how they look, you’ll be absolutely delighted. Every picture is magnificently photographed and presented along with tastefully designed text overlays describing the dish. Over 130 thousand followers eagerly await Tara Nowland’s pins.
Are you an urban dweller in need of a little garden inspiration? Look not further than this Pinterest board from Balkonliebe. That’s German for balcony love. And lovely it is, with lots of great ideas for those who want to garden in a minimal amount of space.
Kathryn Vercillo, the author of Crochet Saved My Life, finds inspiration in what other people are crocheting and shares it here on her board. Nearly 40,000 people think her finds are inspiring too.
Have you ever wondered what a world full of polka dots would look like? Look no further than this Pinterest board from The Polk Dot Bride. I never realized how many objects sported a polka-dot pattern. An Austin Mini painted in polka dots? Now that takes the cake!
If you’re first thought upon seeing a new piece of clothing is “I want to make that,” then you’re in luck. So Sew Easy has the board of your dreams. In fact, almost 60 thousand people follow this board looking for some sewing inspiration. You’re in good company.
Are you looking for a little party inspiration? Do you need a few crowd-pleasing recipes for your next get-together? Then join the crowd with 38,000 other Pinterest followers! Key Ingredient Recipes serves up some taste-inspiring morsels right from their blog.
Gina @ Kleinworth & Co. serves up some good old home-fashioned inspiration for the 44,000 people who follow this board. Whatever you can think of doing to your home, it’s all here.
Who’s up for a romantic wedding by the sea? Over 45,000 Pinterest followers visit this board to dream of spending that memorable by the ocean. The images are absolutely dreamy!
Yes, it’s a Paleo party on Pinterest! Hang out with the other 47,000 followers of this board and salivate over mouthwatering pictures of honey chipotle meatballs, BLT Scallops with Herbed Mayo, no bake watermelon cake and more. Who new Paleo could look this good?
Alari Design has a shop on Etsy and also administers this community board. It’s a great way to showcase your handmade Etsy items on what may be the largest Etsy board on Pinterest, with over 35,000 followers.
As the warmth of summer wains and the icy breath of winter draws near, those with heavy hearts seek comfort on this board. Apparently there are a lot who seek inspiration, 27,000 of them to be exact. My oh my, does the food look delicious!
This board is the spot where nearly 50,000 Pinterest followers find their style inspiration, from beauty to fashion and hair. It’s all here. You look marvelous!
The name says it all. Nearly 45,000 followers agree that it’s the board to visit when you’re in need of a little pick-me-up in the interior and furniture department. A visit to this board is like going to the Hotel California. You can check in any time you like, but you can never leave.
This board’s title may be a mouthful, but that does not concern its 35,000 plus followers. Whoever thought that herbal remedies could look so beautiful?
It’s a thug life, but nobody ever said it would be easy. This board features products from, you guessed it, thuglifeshirts.com. It’s a pretty popular board too, with over 56,000 Pinterest followers. You can’t argue with that!
As you can tell, this board is full of inspiring and beautifully presented quotes that over 25,000 Pinterest followers enjoy. Tout Mon Amour, offering couture children’s clothing and gifts, has pinned over 2,000 quotes to their board already.
Faced with a week’s worth of mess, it’s hard getting motivated to clean and organize. Thank goodness for mumsmakelists group board, where organization becomes inspiring. The images look so gorgeous you can’t help but be encouraged to clear the clutter.
This group board, administered by Trisha Hoque, has nearly 100,000 pins that celebrate the natural beauty of the planet we call Earth. This well-curated selection of pins is absolutely breathtaking.
The restaurants on Jacquelyn Clark’s board look so charming, I can only imagine how good the food must taste. Her experience as an interior designer shows in the selection of her pins.
Craftgawker has pinned some of the favorites from their website to this board on Pinterest. They already run a tightly curated site, so you can think of this as the best of the best. Over 66,000 of their followers, I believe would agree.
A good selection of quotes is always welcomed by the Pinterest community. That seems to be the opinion of the over 28,000 pinners that follow this board. Not only are they inspiring, but they also look good too!
If you always thought mason jars were just for canning, think again. This board puts a whole new spin on their use. These pins show some crafty things you can do with canning jars, not to mention that they look stunning.
Words can’t do this board justice. However, I warn you not to look at this board if you’re dieting or otherwise famished. Everything looks so good; you can almost taste it!
One look at this board, and you’ll agree with Cheeserank’s assertion that “The world of cheese is wonderful, weird, and totally worth pinning.” For cheese lovers, it truly is “le grand fromage.”
Although the subject of finance wouldn’t top the list of best things to pin, this board proves that notion is wrong. Extraordinary pictures coupled with concise descriptions that make you just want to click.
Who doesn’t like free stuff, especially when it’s presented in such an attractive manner? This board has lot free printables, clipart, graphics and other printables that are found on the fabnfree site.
Here’s another topic most people wouldn’t expect to be popular on Pinterest. Yet more than 120,000 followers would beg to differ. Apparently people like personality quizzes and the fabulous accompanying images.
If you’re ever in a bind and need to come up with an eye-popping birthday cake, visit Jessica Williams’ board. There are over 170 pins, so you’re sure to find something. Do they look delicious!
Kitchen Design Ideas has curated an incredible collection of amazing kitchens found on Pinterest. The images truly are jaw-dropping. It makes you wonder if anybody actually cooks in them.
A regular pinboard full of quote won’t do, if you’re a dog owner. For that, you’re going to need dog quotes. I’m not kidding. Over 13,000 people follow this board, so it must mean something.
Golfers must be a positive bunch, and I’m sure Lori’s Golf Shoppe would agree. They run this pinboard that is full of inspirational quotes, some of which are even golf-related.
If you’re into pink weddings, like the nearly 18,000 Pinterest followers are, then you’ll want to check out this pinboard run by Better off Wed. Note to guys. This board will help put you in touch with your feminine side!
Visit weeSpring’s board and you’ll never be at a loss of what to get your mom on Mother’s Day. Pick one pin each year as your gift and you’re good for decades.
Sometimes it can be tough to be a business owner. For those days, you need Shopify’s board filled with inspiration for success in business and life. There are many words of wisdom to be found in these pins.