Tutorial: How to Make a Pinterest Blog Post

 

A blog post sharing some of your Pinterest finds is a great idea if you need a quick post. You’ve probably run into some other bloggers doing this. It’s easy and fun. Here’s a Pinterest “finds” post I shared with some great “mom quotes” I found.

Not sure where to begin?

Log onto Pinterest.

Once you log on – while you’re there – can you follow me? Pretty please! And I’ll try to follow you back too! Thanks!
Follow Me on Pinterest

 

Okay, so now pick a topic and search. It could be kittens or inspirational quotes or fancy homes or chocolate. Whatever you want. You choose.

I decided to look for snowmen. Or snowman to be exact.

Now look around and decide what you want to add to your post.

Click on the picture you like. I liked this cute snowman:

 

You should see a page like this. See the “share” options on the right side? Click on the “Embed” option:

You’ll see something like this:

Copy the html code and paste that into your post html section. Then preview it. See how the snowman looks here?

 

Source: wanelo.com via Nikki on Pinterest

It’s not centered, so if you want it to be centered, add the following html code:

See? Much better
 

 

Source: wanelo.com via Nikki on Pinterest

 


 

If the image is too big, go back to Pinterest and change the size. Do this by changing the “px” (pixel width and height) if you want.

You can increase the size too, but keep in mind that the image might not look right if you do. Once you play around with this, you’ll have a better understanding of what sizes work best for you.

When you have one image in your post, go search for another and do the same thing. Before you know it, you’ll be creating fun and interesting Pinterest blog posts in no time!

Thanks for reading!

Erika
About the Author

Erika, the founder of Musings From a SAHM, is happily married with four energetic children. She lives in New Hampshire and has a passion for encouraging other moms, photography, and Jesus. She also enjoys baking, spending time with friends, and attempting to keep her home organized.

Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing…I have been curious about this. I am off to try it out!
    Stacey recently posted..Saturday Spark Weekly Challenge – Week 1My Profile

  2. Thank you!! I just joined Pinterest a couple weeks ago.. can we say addictive?! lol I wondered how others were embedding the images without having to save it to your computer.
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  3. I have been doing this for weeks the hard way! Sheesh. lol Thank you for your timely post. :)
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  4. Nice idea, you could also pin your art from your posts. Nice way to link back and forth. I just love Pinterest and have only started a week ago!
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  5. Thanks for this, I was wondering how to make the Pinterest posts that I’ve been seeing and this is a big help!
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  6. thank you for sharing – I didn’t know you could do that, thanks!
    Nicole (Mama to 4 Blessings) recently posted..DEEP FRIED WHAT? THAT CAN BE DEEP FRIED?My Profile

  7. Great post! I’m following you on Pinterest now too!
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  8. Sheri Carpenter says:

    Great post. I am not on pinterest yet but am seriuosly thinking about it. I hear many good things, just have to get all my other stuff working the way i want it to first lol.

  9. Thank you! I had no idea there was an embed option!
    Melissa Lawler recently posted..Review and Giveaway: Cook’n Recipe OrganizerMy Profile

  10. ooohhh I wondered how to do that!
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  11. Very cool. I’ve been wondering about the pinterest posts. thanks for posting this. I think I’ve got stumbleupon down. now I just need to learn pinterest. I followed you by the way. :)
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  12. Thank you for sharing that tutorial! I just started my blog baking blog, but I am thinking about creating a second blog all about the projects I create from Pinterest. I’m going to bookmark this post for future reference!
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  13. I love this Erika! So glad I hopped on over from the Social Network facebook page!! I’ll definately save for future use..was wondering how to do this!!
    Blessings!

  14. Oh thank you for this! I am new to blogging so I love getting advice!
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