with the perfect photograph chosen as the cover image. But I am not very
good about that part, so I went with the other option and designed my own
Then, click on the arrow for the Your Computer option:
Next, upload the image you created:
Make sure your image is on the board you would like it to appear on:
Then describe the pin…I just give it the name of the board, as it is the new cover for that board:
Edited to add another important step!!!
Much thanks to my sweet friend Diane from Fifth in the Middle who has done this process in the past. Diane tells us that you can link your board itself to the cover images you design.
Simply go to one of your boards and grab the URL of that board:
Then paste that link in the box next to “Source”:
Your board cover will now take your fellow pinners right to that board! Thank you so much Diane!!!
All that is left is to set your new image as your board cover:
- Branding: If you are a blogger and would like your boards to represent you and your brand, you can use a color scheme that matches your blog. The end result will be a page that looks like your blog and is easily recognized by your readers, which is great for branding.
- Layout: I am a tad obsessive over these kinds of things, but there is really is a lot you can do with the layout and design of your cover. You can crop the images/graphics for that look everyone loves. You can use a variety of fonts for a fun look, or the same fonts for cohesion. Even of the positioning of the images and text on the cover can have an impact. I left some space at the bottom of my covers so that number of pins text could stand out nicely on its own: