Are you a designer, illustrator, DIYer, recipe maker or perhaps even a cocktail-mixing queen? Are you struggling to grow on Instagram and expand your reach? If so, #hashtags are just one of the great ways to increase your Instagram account’s exposure and get those ‘likes’ you want (and deserve!).

Today I’m sharing the best hashtags for your creative business, no matter what niche you’re in:

Best Hashtags for DIY Bloggers, Designers & Creatives

#creativityfound: Trouve Magazine’s hashtag is all about celebrating creativity in all forms.

#ABMcrafty: Share your latest handiwork with this hashtag created by A Beautiful Mess.

#troopStudioDIY: Have you attempted one of Kelly’s fun DIYs at home? If so, be sure to share your creation with the Studio DIY team using this hashtag.

Also try:

#makersgonnamake #calledtobecreative #designisinthedetails #dowhatyoulove #studiodiymoreismore #livecreatively #SoBestFriendsforFrosting #creativeentrepreneur #iamcreative #buzzfeeddiy #designlove

Hashtags For the #GirlBoss

Are you a lady boss killing’ it on the daily? Here are the hashtags for you:

#solopreneur: the latest buzzword in business also has a hashtag, obvs.

#girlboss: Sophia Amoruso is the Girl Boss OG, and now this hashtag represents females hustlin’ on the regular.

#womensupportingwomen: Because we rise by lifting others, right?

Also try:

#bossbabe #communityovercompetition #femaleentrepreneur #createeveryday #creativelifehappylife #dowhatyoulove #creativeentrepreneur

Hashtags For Any creative Niche

#flashesofdelight: Originally created by Glitter Guide, this is the perfect hashtag for any of your creative Instagrams. Share beauty, love, inspiration and creation with this multitasking tag.

#thatsdarling: From the good folk at Darling Magazine, this versatile hashtag is perfect for any of your beautiful snaps.

#wandeleurspark: In the words of Team Wanderer, this hashtag “is all about sharing what makes you aspire + inspire”. Use it to tag whatever makes you smile, inspires you or brings you joy.

Also try:

#darlingmovement #darlingweekend #thehappynow #pursuepretty  #livethelittlethings #prettylittlething

Hashtags for Color

#StudioDIYwallcrawl: Have you snapped a photo in front of #thatpinkwall or another color-filled piece of street art? Share your snap, plus the wall’s location using this tag.

#candyminimal: Two words: pastel dreams.

Also try:

#dscolor #livecolorfully  #myunicornlife #popyacolor

Best Hashtags for Cocktails (and other tipples)

Whether you create cocktail recipes on your blog, or just love snapping a picture of a glass of rosé on a Friday, here are some of the best hashtags to use:

#drinkonfleek: Just like your eyebrows and your outfit, your drink can also be ‘on fleek’.

#ABMhappyhour: Those clever girls behind A Beautiful Mess have some great hashtags (see below for more), and #ABMhappyhour is no exception.

Also try:

#feedfeedcocktails #craftycocktails #roseallday

Hashtags for Bakers & Sweet Treats

Is your instafeed a homage to cupcakes, doughnuts, macarons and ice-creams? Here’s your Instagram cheatsheet:

#ahappyfooddance: a great hashtag for all food-related ‘grams

#donutworrybeawwsam: Sam from the blog Awwsam is the ultimate donut lover. Use this tag when snapping your #donutporn.

#awwsamsweettooth: Awwsam continues her obsession with sweets with another fun hashtag.

#ABMlifeissweet: Another from the A Beautiful Mess girls, this time for all of your sweet creations.

Also try:

#buzzfeedtasty #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeedeats #bakeitoff #feedfeed #feedfeedchocolate

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Want even more hashtags for your creative niche? Download my Hashtag Cheatsheet below (it’s free!).

Are there any hashtags you use for your creative biz that have helped grow your following? If so, pop them in the comments below to share them with our community.

Author: Kate Wilkinson

Kate is a Pinterest Coach and Digital Strategist for women wanting to grow their meaningful business without the hustle.


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2 thoughts on “The Best Instagram Hashtags for Creatives

  1. Another fabulously practical post Kate! I will be using all these hashtags in my next Insta post, thanks!

    Posted on November 22, 2016 at 10:51 am
    1. You’re so welcome Elissa!

      Posted on November 22, 2016 at 12:42 pm