Meg Caswell of Meg’s Great Rooms will join #PinChat on Wednesday, June 19th at 9PM ET to chat Pinning design inspiration on Pinterest
Meg Caswell is an engaging, high-energy media darling with serious designer, home
décor, and renovation chops. An internationally acclaimed designer, Meg is Season Six
winner of HGTV’s Design Star, host of Meg’s Great Rooms, America’s Best-Kept Secrets
(HGTV), and more. Meg is comfortable with audiences large and small, free-spirited,
and pays creative attention to detail. Her design aesthetic is chic, and she sparkles with
vibrant ideas – plus, she’s just plain FUN to be around!
Meg has renovated and designed hundreds of rooms, both on and off camera. She
holds an B.F.A. in Interior Architecture from The Art Institute of Chicago and currently
owns and operates Design Shoppe in Chicago. Meg’s media appearances include:
America’s Best Kept Secrets; Meg’s Great Rooms; Most Embarrassing Living Room in
America; White Room Challenge series show; HGTV Design Star, Season Seven; Home
for the Holidays; Holiday Block Party; Celebrity Holiday Homes: Dee Snider of rock band
Twisted Sister. Her appearances include: Walt Disney World Flower and Garden Show,
2011 – current; Walt Disney World Food & Wine Festival, 2011 – current; and various
organizations and non-profit groups, including: Comer Children’s Hospital, school
groups, girl-empowerment groups, and more.
Join #PinChat Wednesday June 12th, 2013 at 9PM ET for a Special Open Mic All Things Pinterest Chat
Have questions or insights about Pinterest’s recent updates, Rich Pins, analytics, contests, driving traffic with Pinterest, tools, and so much more!
And of course come to share your Pins!
Photo Courtesy of Ed Schipul
Did you know that you can add Pins to Pinterest from your camera?
You can easily add Pins to Pinterest with the mobile app using your camera.
A Facebook post in the PinChat group by Beki Winchel inspired this How to Snap a Pic and Pin It from the Pinterest mobile app.
Launch the Pinterest mobile app and then select the plus (+) add button to Add a Pin
Where do you want to Pin from? Select: Camera
You can then choose an existing photo from your camera roll or take a picture
Select the Board you would like to Pin the image to
Add a description to your Pin and then Pin It
You can also go back and add a source link for the image.
Some reasons to Pin from your camera:
- Pin images to Secret boards that you want to shop for later
- See something that inspires you (floral arrangement) take a pic and Pin to your craft board
- Take pics at an event and live Pin
- Buyers at fashion week could share pics from the runway to a Secret Board and get feedback on what to order or they could share the images with fans and get their opinions
- High Point Market Style Spotters Pinned images during furniture market for a contest
What other ways could you use the camera in the Pinterest app?