Pinterest has stolen my heart, and replaced GoogleFlickrDelicious and numerous bookmarking tools. Well, that may be just a bit of an exaggeration, but it has found its way into my day, when many things, like organizing the basement, continue to be pushed to the bottom of the 'to do' list.

Who needs another social network, right? I sure don't. But I have found (good) excuses -- 61 of them to be exact -- that make this time-suck worthwhile. Before I go into them, here's the low-down on Pinterest:

  • it's is a virtual corkboard
  • it's is a way to save (by 'Pinning') visual ideas and categorize them onto 'Boards'
  • lets you connect to anyone else who has a Pinterest account, see their Boards and Pins, and follow their account, their Boards, and copy (Repin) their Pins
  • allows you to Pin any photo on the Internet

I could go on, but instead I'll just show you. Here are 61 things you might want to use Pinterest for:

Want to know more? Find anything and everything you'd want to know about Pinterest here, including tutorials. You can check out what I've been Pinning here. You can also follow me, or just specific boards.

For me, Pinterest is all about inspiration. What do you use Pinterest for?