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How To Add Bling To Your Lens, Website or Blog

Updated on August 31, 2017

Bling My Lens

There are many sites around that will allow you to add bling to your lens, website or blog. So many things you can do.

For example, you can modify a photo of your own or a photo from Flickr. You can create an image from nothing at all or you can add glittery text or moving images to your website.

This lens will give a few ideas of the options available and a few websites you can use to add bling to your Lens, Website Or Blog.

Adding Bling Is Easy

With Online Photo Editors

Adding Bling to your lens or website can be done in many different ways. Some are more difficult and some are very easy.

Photoshop: The professional way to add bling. If you do not know how to use Photoshop, it can be difficult to learn. However, there are many tutorials around to help you get started. One Photoshop tutorial is shown below at the bottom of this lens. Go directly there if you know Photoshop and are comfortable with it.

Online Photo Editors: are usually MUCH easier to use than professional photo editors. They range from somewhat complex ( and Photobucket) to very easy (Blingee, Blibs). The more complex photo editors have more options. The simple online photo editors usually require no more than uploading a photo and clicking a button to add an effect.

Below are some examples of bling that I have added, either to a photo or simply by using a text generator. Near the examples shown, you will find links to all websites that I have used.

The Original Photo

All of the photos below will be based on this one.

I Gave My Gummi Bear A Face With PikiPimp

It was very easy to add bling to my Gummi Bear Photo with PikiPimp . I added hair, a tattoo and glasses with twitching eyes in just minutes.

I Set My Gummi Bear On Fire With Blibs

The Gummi Bear photo has a rather evil look and Blibs offers many ways of animating your photos. So now it looks like it is the Gummi Bear From Hell!

I Hit My Gummi Bear With Lightning

There are many kinds of animation you can do some are like turning your photo into a short movie clip. For example, you can make the photo zoom in to a close up or spin around in a cube. This example from blibs shows lightning striking my Gummi Bear

I Got Obama To Dance With My Gummi Bear

I used Blingee to create a dancing Obama on my Bear Photo.

Use HTML to Add Bling With a Banner

You Do Not Need A Photo To Bling Up Your Lens

You Can Add Bling With HTML

How? Just copy and paste this HTML code:

You Can Add Bling With HTML

Customize your banner by changing font, color, size:

* Font-Size (I used 40. Try any number you want)

* Color (I used purple. Try different colors like red, green, etc.)

* Font-Family (I used comic sans ms. Try Fantasy, Impact, Times New Roman, etc)

You can learn more from this module on Advanced HTML

You Can Use A Graphics / Text Generator

To Add A Custom Made Glittery Banner

The banner below was very easy to create. Just click the banner below and follow the instructions.

Some of the Lenses Where I Have Added Bling - Judge For Yourself If Bling Has Helped Or Hurt These Pages

I am not advocating covering your page with bling. I do not like sites where various images are jumping everywhere. But here are two lenses I created where I think bling has helped. See for yourself:

What Do You Think?

What Is Your Opinion Of Bling?

You Can Add Animated Graphic

This Graphic Came From Bigoo

Graphics By Bigoo.

Using Photoshop to make 3D text with Gold Bling

If you are comfortable with Photoshop, you can follow this or other tutorials to add bling to your lens or website.

Do you have thoughts or suggestions?

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      The bling is fun, but I really like the titles you use to spice up your lens articles. Nice job.

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      Susan Deppner 9 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I agree that bling should be used with discretion and not overdone, but when done well in the proper place, it can go a long way. Thanks for the examples and the links!

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      Cynthia Davis 9 years ago from Pittsburgh

      Thanks for the helpful info! Five stars.

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      roysumit 9 years ago

      Nice lens and good helpful sites for bling. 5 *