What to Pin to Pinterest in July

In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last July to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month.

We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from July of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.

We Pinned to these boards in the chronological order that the Pins were published, so Pins at the bottom of the board are from earlier in the month and Pins at the top are from later in the month.  Only the Pins on the board between the Pins that feature the text “What to Pin in July” and “What to Pin in June” relate to Pins that were popular last July.

What Tailwind’s “Trends” Boards Can Teach You

  • Perfect your seasonal timing so that you’re creating content at the right time of year
  • Uncover popular trends referenced by last year’s Pins and recreate their success by referencing this year’s equivalent trends
  • Observe the color pallets that work in the different categories at different times of year
  • Observe seasonal trends in Pin aesthetics: text overlays, aspect ratios and photography
  • Find seasonal keywords in Pin descriptions that may generate Pinterest search traffic

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What to Pin in July

July Trends in the DIY and Crafts Category

  • Pinners are loving the step-by-step multi-image Pins!
  • Hand lettering and lettering projects are popping up.
  • Trending now: break up kits (yes, it’s what you think).

DIY & Crafts Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Pattern, Organize, Wooden, Sew, Knit, Crochet, Make, Shells

July Trends in the Education Category

  • Seeing some items for new teachers, or those looking for a new job.
  • Lots of fish projects!
  • Trending now: Anchor charts for writing.

Education Pinterest Trends in July

Keyword: Back to School, Games, New to Teaching, Yoga, Welcome

July Trends in the Food and Drink Category

  • A lot more comfort food than you would expect!
  • Summer fruity drinks.
  • More decadent desserts than last month.
  • Trending now: 4th of July desserts.

Food and Drink Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Rice, Chicken, Key Lime, Summer, Pasta, Salad, Skewers, Mini, Burgers

July Trends in the Hair and Beauty Category

  • Long, textured bobs.
  • Matte nails.
  • Braids.
  • Trending now: shimmer eyeshadow.

Hair and Beauty Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Summer, Soap, Half-up, Sumer Nail Designs

July Trends in the Health and Fitness Category

  • It’s all about the booty and the belly this month!
  • Post-pregnancy fitness.
  • Trending: Fitness motivation.

Health and Fitness Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Cleanse, Challenge, [Issue Resolution] Examples: Morning Sickness, Hormonal Imbalance, Improve Mood, Improve Sex Life

July Trends in the Holidays and Events Category

  • So. Much. Halloween.
  • Fall is on Pinners’ minds – and even Christmas is making an appearance.
  • Trending: 4th of July games.

Holiday and Events Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: 4th of July, Birthday Party, Popsicles, Emoji, Fall,

July Trends in the Home Decor Category

  • A lot of rustic/barn looks.
  • Neutral colors.
  • Backyard decor.
  • Trending: container houses.

Home Decor Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Organize, Paint Colors, Backyard, Outdoor

July Trends in the Kids and Parenting Category

  • Fish projects!
  • Travel tips (it’s road-trip season).
  • Trending: Adoption fundraising.

Kids and Parenting Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Bird Feeder, Chores, Party, DIY

July Trends in the Travel Category

  • Kids’ travel hacks.
  • Road trips – it is that time of year.
  • Disney!
  • Popular: Thailand

Travel Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Waterfalls, European, Carry On, Hike, Road Trip

July Trends in the Wedding Category

  • Blush and green.
  • Rustic and outdoorsy.
  • Trending and popular: Flowers and wedding favors.

Wedding Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Outdoor, Barn, Rustic, Pink, Rose, Festival, Beach, Bikini

July Trends in the Women’s Fashion Category

  • Summer AND fall fashions popping up.
  • Capsule wardrobes and “what to wear.”
  • A touch of retro.
  • Trending: western style and turquoise.

Womens Fashion Pinterest Trends in July

Keywords: Season, Summer, Fall, Vacation, Natural, Flip Flops, Dress

Other “What to Pin” Posts

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About David Christopher

David is Tailwind's Director of Marketing and Growth. He is a former journalist who wrote for The Times and The Financial Times, a marketing agency co-founder, founder of Confluence digital marketing conference, father of two, and early morning writer. He grew up on The Isle of Wight in England and lives in Oklahoma City.