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FAQ

How do I register on Home and Garden Design Ideas?

To create an account is easy. Click JOIN in the footer of any page, or in our banners. You will be taken to the registration area. Just enter your email, create a password. Your confirmation email will prompt you to click a link to complete your registration.

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How do I create and edit my profile?

If you are not already logged in, click LOGIN at the top of any page. After logging in you will now be taken to you ABOUT PROFILE page. Click MANAGE/UPGRADE MY ACCOUNT. You can now add or edit your account information.

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How do I install the Peg to HG Design Ideas button?

Where is it located? At the top right of any page you will see the button PEG PHOTOS. There is also a link at the bottom of every page labeled PEG PHOTOS BUTTON. By clicking either of these buttons you will be taken to the PEG PHOTOS BUTTON page. This page will describe how to drag the Peg to HG Design Ideas button to your browser's bookmark toolbar. After you have successfully installed the Peg to HG Design Ideas button within your toolbar, you are ready to start adding pegs to your albums.

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What is an album?

An album is a collection of images that you add from your computer, or peg using the Peg It tool. An album can be created on any topic, such as "Stuff I Like", "Kitchens", "Decks I Love", etc. Add as many pegs as you want to as many albums as you want.

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How do I create an album?

After logging in, you will be taken to the ACCOUNT PROFILE page. Look for the CREATE ALBUM button. A window will then appear asking for the album name, category, and description. When finished, click CREATE ALBUM. You will now be able to see all your albums via the MY drop down menu at the top of any page.

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What is a peg?

A peg is an image of a design idea or a product that is added an album on Home and Garden Design Ideas. A peg can be added from another website using the PEG PHOTOS button, or you can upload an image from your own computer. Utilizing this method will ensure the peg links back to the original site it came from. You can decide if you want to place your new peg in an existing album or create a new album.

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How do I peg ideas and products?

Go to a webpage that contains ideas you want to collect. Click Peg to HG Design Ideas button in your bookmark toolbar. A new window will appear showing all the images on that webpage. Mouse over any of the images you want to save and click PEG IT. The image will be place in your selected album and will also appear on the Home and Garden Design Ideas site for the entire community to see.

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What is the difference between an idea and a product?

Most images are ideas that you want to collect, organize, and share with friends. This is the default choice. If you are unsure, leave the item as an idea. A product is an image being pegged from an e-commerce site. Make sure that the image is pegged from the product's detail page.

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How do I search for ideas and/or products?

Hover over Browse at the top right of any page. This will display a list of idea and product categories to help you sort pegs from our members. You can click on the checkboxes next to the categories to view multiple categories at the same time, or use the radio buttons for IDEAS and PRODUCTS to select only those peg types.

Alternatively, you can search for anything using the search box at the top left of the header.

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How do I find professionals?

To search for professionals, click FIND PROFESSIONAL at the top right of any page. This will take you to a page where you can browse professionals. You can also filter your results via category or space. If you would like to search for professionals by keywords, type of business, name of business, or location use the search field at the top left of any page.

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What are the different ways I can peg?

Peg with the Peg to HG Design Ideas button as you browse the web. Upload images from your computer using your profile pages, or the drop-down user menu at the top right of the header. You can also re-peg an idea or product from another member using the buttons that appear with the peg.

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What is a re-peg?

A re-peg is adding a peg you see on the Home and Garden Design Ideas' IDEAS page, to one of your own albums. When you re-peg a peg, the user who first pegged will also get credit. Re-pegs maintain the source-link of the image no matter how many times they are re-pegged.

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How do I re-peg?

When browsing pegs, mouse over the peg and click RE-PEG. When you are viewing a peg in the details page, click the PEG TO MY ALBUM button at the top left of the peg. Choose an album and edit the description. Click PEG IT.

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How do I find my albums?

After logging in, mouse over MY at the top right, then click MY ALBUMS. This will take you to your account profile page. Click MY ALBUMS. Albums are sorted in the order of creation.

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How do I add a photo to an album?

Upload the photo from your computer. After logging in you will arrive at your account profile page. Click UPLOAD IMAGE. A new window will appear and prompt you to upload your images. Use the Peg to HG Design Ideas button when browsing the web.

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How do I edit information or delete an image in one of my albums?

After logging in, you will be at your account profile page and all your albums will be displayed. Open the appropriate album. Mouse over the top left of the peg and click EDIT. The new window allows you to edit or delete information about the peg. Click either DELETE IMAGE or UPDATE as appropriate.

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How do I comment on a peg?

Mouse over a peg while browsing and click COMMENT on the top left of the peg. Type in your comment and then click COMMENT to submit. If you have clicked on a peg and are at the peg's detail page, scroll to the bottom of that page and type your comment. Click POST COMMENT.

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How do I 'like' a peg?

Mouse over a peg. The like button is located at the top of every peg. The number of 'likes' will display below the peg.

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How do I share my pegs using social media?

On the peg's detail page you can share the peg with your friends using Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks by simply clicking the appropriate button.

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