November Pinterest insights: DIY indoor garden ideas, fun for the whole family, and the best gear for the great outdoors

family cooking outdoor

Cold grey days and winter weather don’t have to bring you down. In fact, spending time indoors can present the perfect opportunity to try something new. From DIY indoor water gardens to trending workouts and family friendly activities to enjoy inside, Pinners are looking to put a fresh twist on the things they already love. Already planning 2020 bucket list adventures and dreaming about the great outdoors? We pulled together the top gear and gifts to save, shop and give now — especially if you can catch them on sale this holiday season.

Indoor Water Gardens are on the rise

Greenery can help liven up any space, and caring for plants can produce feel-good effects, like a more relaxed mood. Pinners are looking for creative ways to take their love of gardening inside and add a little water — searches for indoor water garden” are up 334%. Want to take your houseplants  to the next level? Here are six popular plants you can either propagate in water or grow entirely underwater.

Indoor water garden

Tip: See a plant you like, but don’t know what it’s called? Use Pinterest Lens camera search to take a photo and Pinterest will tell you what it is and where to buy it. We recently shared that our visual search technology is smarter than ever and can identify more than 2.5 billion objects across Pins.

Fun and creative indoor activities your kids will love

Whether you’re stuck inside on a cold day or looking to fill your downtime at home with fun, here are some trending activities (activity for kids indoor +81%) to try with your kids.

Indoor activities for kids

Effective exercise you can do at home

Home workouts are one of the best ways to stick with your fitness routine when you can’t get outside, make it to the gym, or have to miss your favorite class. From workout videos for women to exercise that doesn’t require equipment, here’s what Pinners are searching for.

woman and child doing yoga indoor

Gear and gifts for people who love the great outdoors

Pinners are already planning trips to fulfill their wanderlust in 2020. It’s an ideal time to shop for outdoor essentials on Pinterest as you plan active adventures for the upcoming new year.

woman running up outdoor landscape

When you’re done treating yourself, find additional shopping inspiration and trending gifts for the people you love in our 2019 Holiday Shopping Report.


Percent increases are calculated using normalized searches from Sept ‘18 to Sept ‘19.