8 creative Instagram ideas for when you don’t know what to post

I think we’ve all been stuck on what to post on Instagram. And with the pandemic going on right now I’ve noticed that I create less content and just in general, take less photos. We’re all staying at home and wearing comfy loungewear… But one of the best ways to grow your Instagram community is to post consistently. Did you also run out of photos and ideas? Then I’m here for you! In this blog post I’ll give you 8 simple Instagram ideas for when you don’t know what to post or for when you ran out of (new) content. Enjoy reading!

1. What you ate

Everyone wants to share what they ate, and there is nothing better than a pretty photo of food on Instagram. Especially when done right! And food never goes out of style!


Pinterest is full of wonderful and empowering quotes you can share on your Instagram! And if you need the perfect occasion to share a quote, there are plenty of # out there! #mondaymotivation – #wednesdaywisdom – #thursdaythoughts

3. Flat lay photography

Instagram has made the flat lay image so popular, you are almost guaranteed likes by posting a good one. They are deceptively simple and stand out. You can do it with outifts, magazines or just your (beauty) essentials!

4. Animals

Have you ever seen the hashtag #dogsofinstagram? Pets rule on Instagram. So go for a walk with your furry friend and turn it into a cute photoshoot!

5. Mirror selfies

Who says you need to be at some fancy place to make great photos? Put on your favourite (new) outfit and take some selfies in your mirror at home! No extra photographer needed and you can simply stay at your place.

6. A travel throwback

Travel photos always do well. They are the perfect way to share where you went and to find out if your followers have been there too. Since we’re all stuck in lockdown, it might be the perfect timing to post some of your hidden gems on Instagram!

7. Lifestyle

You can show your community what is going on in your life, whether you are out with your family, chilling at home or just a photo of your everyday life is a great way to get engagement. It allows your followers to learn more about the person behind the photos and get a peak into your life.

8. Interior

We have never been home as much as we have in the past year…. A photo of your interior or favourite room at your house can’t miss on your Instagram!

So there you have it, 8 photo ideas for when you don’t have any idea about what to post on Instagram. Try some of them out and use your favorite shots to create an Instagram feed full of lovely moments. Capturing photos and posting them on Instagram is a fun way to share big and small things, with friends, family and your community.

Lots of love,
Sofie ♡

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