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Whenever we find ourselves in search of an instant spark of inspiration and with a few minutes to spare, we head straight to Pinterest. And we know we're not the only ones. These days, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who isn't completely glued to the image-centric social-media platform (now valued in the billions) that is dominating the digital world.
Of course, amongst the hoards of devoted users, there's a group of standouts — "power Pinners" if you will — who are taking the site by storm, with a multitude of followers and a keen eye for cool content. And so many of them happen to be local ladies. Sure, you re-Pin them on the reg and frequent their snazzy virtual setups, but we think it's time you meet these interesting folks IRL. Ready to step into the worlds of five major Pinners, learn what makes them tick, and gather their tips to image-sharing success? One more click and you're there!
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