For collectors of inspiring projects and enticing visuals, Pinterest is nothing short of a sweet, sweet godsend. An invaluable tool teeming with gorgeous eye candy as well as majorly educational content, Pinterest has captured the hearts of bloggers, moms, DIY-ers, foodies, top designers, and, yes, the entire Domaine team. Scroll to read a few truths every Pinterest devotee will relate to—we have a feeling you’ll recognize a few!
… and getting to bed WAY past your bedtime. Our advice? No pinning from under the covers, unless you're fully prepared to wake up sleepy (albeit inspired).
… that you actually convince yourself you are crafty. Perhaps "One Day" is a fitting board title here? Yes, that leather safari sling bench is GORGEOUS. No, you are not a power tool-wielding Martha. But you know what? Don't let us stand in your way—here are some of our favorite DIY projects!
… and immediately texting your friends about an as-yet-unspecified upcoming dinner party. Why yes, a six-course dinner (including a trio of dessert options) is definitely doable! How does 6 p.m. sometime next year sound?
… and feeling like you’ve been reunited with a long-lost soulmate. But how did he/she know you were loving palm prints and pomegranate lately?
… only to discover it is one-of-a-kind, antique, completely sold out, etc. Our deepest condolences. These are the tragedies of the Pinterest universe. May we suggest a scroll down to "Related Pins" to ease the pain?
… to think in terms of harmonious color palette and theme in your everyday life. When you find yourself thinking of your breakfast in terms of color palette instead of nutritional value, it may be time to check yourself into Pinners Anonymous.
… and knowing exactly where to buy them. Don't feel bad if you have to repeatedly feign surprise when your friends share the sources of their latest steals. You're just an expert, is all.
… complete with fairy lights, succulent centerpieces, calligraphy place cards, the works. And so what if we do? Pinterest weddings are lovely.
… and actually considering starting over on a board with order in mind. How is this not possible yet? Pinterest gods that be, are you listening?
… perhaps keeping your wallet in the other room isn't the worst idea?
… and totally not giving a damn. You know what? When it comes to finding inspiration, it's best to follow your heart, rather than the changing tides of trends.
Any of these sound familiar? Share your biggest Pinterest thrills (or pet peeves) in the comments, and while you’re at it, follow Domaine on Pinterest. Hungry for more inspiration? Take a peek at our social media editor Dana Covit’s Pinterest, too!