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Ruthie Sommers Pins

  1. alison@mlhp says:

    She’s a genius. Follwing her in 3..2…
    (already following you, my dear!)
    alison g.

  2. Jove Arthur says:

    The kid’s board is genius. Not only it served as a design object but it helped in keeping the child’s scribbles away from the wall and the floor.

  3. Tippi says:

    after reading this post- I checked out her website, She has a great informative “article” if you click on Ladies Who Launch (which is a great book)- thanks for sharing. I love Pinterest too!!

  4. Follow me! Tracy Kistler on Pinterest, @spereelan on Twitter
    I follow you everywhere! 🙂

  5. Wow, these are lovely photos! My favorite is Melissa from The Inspired Room. I love everything she pins! 🙂

  6. Isn’t Ruthie fun to follow?

  7. Sara says:

    Great suggestion!

    I have mixed feelings about pinterest, too. I am always amazed at how much people can do…how do they find the time?? I am hoping when my youngest goes to school 3 days this fall, I will able to get so much more done! I go in waves of pinning and then doing nothing for weeks. I guess I also feel like I love the idea of boards as an easier, more visual way to keep track of great items you come across, but I worry if I pin too much, it’s like giving design ideas away so it decreases people’s incentive to hire me. I know that sounds selfish goes against the whole vibe of the internet, but since I am just starting out, I feel like I need to be more protective for a while, if that makes sense. I also want clients to know that the pieces I suggest for them are special and specific to them. They are, even if they are something I came across while searching for something else, but I don’t know if seeing it on a pinboard devalues that sourcing?

    Sorry, just my pinterest ramblings. I already follow you, but I am Inner Décor if you would like to follow me back (that would be great!). I also have a personal account that I established before I launched my business under Sara Smith.

  8. Kahli says:

    Great pins! I love that site. I’m surprised at the amount of pins I have, but I recently came across a pinner that had 20,000+ pins and I was just amazed! I just followed you. Here’s me and my twin’s pinterest (designpardeux).

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