My Not So Secret... Free Blog Designing Resource's6:02 AM
First off I must tell you that so far there hasn't been a magic blogger header,background and button generator thats also available for free, so to get the bad news out of the way, you either have to pay someone, use a generic blog design, or do it yourself.
Second, I'm not a professional this is all from my own experience. I just want to give you some great information that I wished I had known when I first started less than two years ago.
You Need A Photo Editing Program. To begin designing your own blog you need software to do it with. Here are some free full photo editing software that you can download for free online. I recommend getting Photoshop elements eventually because its a lot more main stream and you can find load of free tutorials for it.
My Favorite Blog Designing Tutorial Sites
- The Cutest Blog On The Block -It amazes me how many people don't know about this site. They are so wonderful to an-were so many blogging questions and to have created step by step tutorials.
- Custom background HTML Tutorials- This is were we go to edit a get the html code to insert a custom background design.
- Blogger Tricks by Ipietoon.com -Has a list of all the latest tricks, blog gadgets and cool tutorials.
- Stock.exchng You'll find a large variety here. Also has some fantastic links to some great photoshop tutorials.
- Morgue File Not as large of a selection but between the two sites here you should find what your looking for.
- Buisness Tool Chest - Wrote this super resourceful article "
- CraftCrave is a search, engine that finds new craft information from around the web.
- Da Font -Your one stop shop for all free fonts. You wont have to go searching all over to several sites finding what your looking for. This place has everything!