Save Money with Pinterest

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Depending on where you stand (or pin), image-sharing site Pinterest is either mad fun or the latest social media time suck.

We like it because you can find money-saving, life-enhancing ideas on the big P without even registering.

Pinterest scours the 17 corners of the Internet to bring you innovative recipes, fashion hacks, fun projects for kids, bargain tips and coupons, and more DIY projects than you can shake a glue gun at. And most of them are cheap or free.

Pinner Lauryn Goodvich discovered that fresh berries keep longer in the fridge after being rinsed with diluted vinegar. Bigger deal: she’s about to save $500 by using a Pinterest-sourced tutorial to make her own wedding bouquets.

To see for yourself, browse the public feed. Then experiment with search terms like “frugal,” “sale,” “saving money,” “coupon,” and “diy.” Some of our recent finds:



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Link your Pinterest account to new fashion-focused bookmark site Lyst and you’ll get an email whenever an item you’ve pinned goes on sale!

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