Frequently Asked Questions


General Questions

  1. How do I make a Blingee?

    1. Click on the “Blingees” tab in the top menu
    2. Follow the “Make a Blingee” link in the sub menu
    3. Upload a base image for the Blingee
    4. Add Glitter, Graphics, and Comments
    5. Click on the “Save” button
    6. Edit the description of the new Blingee
    7. Share it with the world! :-)

    The video bellow describes how to make a Blingee.

  2. How do I upload a Stamp?

    1. Select the “Stamps” tab on the top menu
    2. Follow the “Upload a Stamp” link
    3. Upload an image to create a Stamp
    4. Edit the Stamp’s description
    5. The stamp is is now ready to be used to create stunning Blingees

    The video bellow describes how to upload a Stamp.

  3. Is this free?

    Yes, this is competely free.

  4. Do I need an account?

    No, you don’t need an account to create a Blingee. However, we recommend that you sign up. There are a lot of advantages, and features reserved to register users:

    • Collect and Edit your Blingees
    • Save favorite Stamp lists
    • Upload custom Stamps
    • ...
    • and many more to come!

  5. What types of images can I upload?

    Your images must be in jpeg, gif, or png format and less than 3 megs in size.

  6. How many blingees can I make?

    There is currently no limits to the number of Blingees you can make.

  7. How long will my blingee be saved?

    There is currently no time limit for your Blingee storage.

  8. I don’t receive email from Blingee.com, What’s wrong?

    1. Check your trash or spam folder.
    2. Click the “Not Spam” or “Not Junk” button.
    3. Add support@blingee.com and info@blingee.com to your address book.

  9. What is a Blingee?

    A Blingee is an image that has been personalized with glitter, graphics, and comments. You can share it on your profile pages, in email, on message boards or anywhere you want. Click here to make a Blingee now!

  10. What is a Stamp?

    A Stamp is an add-on used to personalized your picture. There are all sorts of stamps: glitter, graphics, frames, banners, comments, ink, patterns… use the stamps we made or upload your own.

  11. What is the Goodie bag?

    The Goodie bag allows you to collect stamps while you are surfing through the site. It is like putting a bunch of clothes in your cart before going to the fitting room :-). You can then:

    • Use the stamps in your goodie bag in the Blingee maker
    • Save the stamps in your goodie bag to your favorites
    • ... more to come!

  12. How do I make my Blingee or Stamp Private?

    After creating an account and logging in, you will see a link entitled “Edit Description” on your Blingee or Stamp page. Follow the link to “Edit Description”. At the bottom of the description form, you can choose the privacy settings.

  13. How do I delete a Blingee?

    To delete a Blingee from your profile, login, then go to the Blingee’s page. Choose the link “Edit Description.” On the “Edit Description” page, you will find a menu link entitled “Delete this Blingee.”

  14. How do I download a Blingee to my computer?

    1. Go to the Blingee’s page
    2. Click on ‘Share this Blingee’
    3. Choose a size (small blingee size are recommended for default pictures)
    4. Right-click on the image, then choose “Save Picture As…” or “Save Image As…” from the right-click menu
    5. Store the image on your computer, as a GIF image as shown on the picture below:
      Save your Blingee as a GIF image

  15. How do I set my default picture or avatar?

    1. Go to your profile page on Blingee.com
    2. Click on “My Blingees”
    3. On the list of Blingees, click on “set as default picture” for the one that you want to set as your default picture

  16. How do I make my Profile Private?

    1. Log into your account
    2. From your profile, click on “Edit Profile”
    3. Select the “Private” checkbox, and Save your profile

  17. How do I change my Email preferences?

    1. Go to your profile page on Blingee.com
    2. Click on “Edit Profile”
    3. In the top Menu, choose “Preferences”
    4. Select Email preferences as appropriate then press “Save”


Using the BlingeeMaker

  1. How do I use the BlingeeMaker?

    After you upload you pictures, we process it on our server, then we redirect you to the Blingee maker where you can add bling to your images. Here are the basic action that you can perform with the Blingee maker:

    Add Stamp
    To add a stamp to your Blingee, select a stamp in a stamp list at the bottom of the Blingee maker, then click on the image preview where the stamp should be added.
    Move Stamp
    You will often want to move your stamps. Select the move button, then click and drag the desired stamp. The currently selected stamp will be highlighted in red.
    Pen
    The Pen is powerful tool! You can adjust the width of the pen and use any stamp as ink. You can use a stamp with a solid color, or a stamp animated glitter stamp to write with glitter!
    Fill Area
    For large areas that you would like to change, select the Fill button, and click on the area to fill. The Blingee maker will make its best guess at filling the area. Use it to fill you backgrounds with any stamp you want!
    Make Stamp Larger
    Select the “Make Stamp Larger” button, then click on the stamp to resize to gradually increase its size. It will stop getting larger when it reaches its maximum size.
    Make Stamp Smaller
    Select the “Make Stamp Smaller” button, then click on the stamp to resize to gradually reduce its size. It will stop getting smaller when it reaches its minimum size.
    Rotate Stamp Left
    Select the “Rotate Stamp Left” button, then click on the stamp to rotate left.
    Rotate Stamp Right
    Select the “Rotate Stamp Right” button, then click on the stamp to rotate right.

    When you are done with your masterpiece, simply press the Save button to create you blingee. Then edit it and tag it to make sure people can find it. Finally, get your code and share it!

  2. How do I add a Background?

    To add a Background to your Blingee, use the “Fill area” tool . Select the Fill button, and click on the area to fill. The BlingeeMaker will make its best guess at filling the area. You can also use the “Pen” tool to touch up edges.


Troubleshooting

  1. My picture is not showing in the BlingeeMaker

    If the BlingeeMaker is loading and seems to be stuck while displaying messages like “Initializing BlingeeMaker…” or “Loading images…”, your browser memory is probably full. Please clear your browser cache and reload the page. Here are instructions on clearing your browser cache for various browsers:

    This might also be caused by low browser memory available, please try restarting your computer if you are still having problems.

    If you are using the AOL browser, please try using Internet Explorer.

  2. The BlingeeMaker is not loading

    If the BlingeeMaker is not loading, and the page entitled “Make a Blingee – Step 2: Add some Bling” seems to be empty, you probably don’t have the required version of the Flash player installed. You need a recent version of flash to use the BlingeeMaker. Click here to install Flash directly from Adobe’s website.


How to post to various sites

  1. How to add a blingee to Myspace

    1. Login to your www.myspace.com
    2. Click ‘Edit Profile’
    3. You can paste the code in any of these sections ‘About Me’, ‘I’d Like to Meet’, ‘Interests’, ‘Music’, ‘Movies’, ‘Television’, ‘Books’, or ‘Heroes’.
    4. Click ‘Preview Section’
    5. If Ok, click ‘Save all Changes’

  2. How to add a blingee to Hi5

    1. Login to your www.hi5.com
    2. Click on the ‘My Profile’ tab at the top
    3. Click on ‘Edit’
    4. Add the code to either the ‘Interests’ or ‘Lifestyles’ sections.
    5. Click on ‘Save Profile’

  3. How to add a blingee to Blogger

    1. Login to www.blogger.com
    2. Click on your blog name under the ‘Blogs’ section
    3. Click on the ‘Posting’ tab
    4. Enter the Slide Show code into the ‘Edit HTML’ tab
    5. Check the box that says ‘Stop showing HTML errors for this post’ message
    6. Click on ‘Publish Post’

  4. How to add a blingee to Friendster

    1. Login to www.friendster.com
    2. Click on the ‘My Profile’ tab at the top
    3. Click on the ‘Edit Profile’ link
    4. Paste the Slide Show code into the ‘About Me’ or ‘Describe Who You Want to Meet’ section
    5. Click on ‘Save’

  5. How to add a blingee to Tagged

    1. Login to www.tagged.com
    2. In ‘My Journal’ click on ‘Write to Journal’
    3. Click on ‘Embed’ button
    4. Paste the code into the section
    5. Click ‘Submit’

  6. How to add a blingee to Xanga

    1. Login to www.xanga.com
    2. Click on ‘Account Info’ on the left
    3. Paste the code in the ‘About Me’ section
    4. Click ‘Save’


    1. You can also post within the blog by clicking on ‘New Weblog Entry’ at the top
    2. Click ‘Edit HTML’ link at the top
    3. Paste the code into this section
    4. Click on ‘Submit’

  7. How to add a blingee to Freewebs

    1. Login to www.freewebs.com
    2. Click on ‘Site Manager’
    3. Click on ‘Edit’
    4. Paste the code into the section
    5. Click ‘Save’

  8. How to add a blingee to Blackplanet

    1. Login to www.blackplanet.com
    2. Click ‘Edit’ next to your user name
    3. Click ‘Personal Message’ and paste the code
    4. Click ‘Finish’ and you’re done

  9. How to add a blingee to your Myspace pictures

    1. Go to the Blingee’s page
    2. Click on ‘Share this Blingee’
    3. Choose a size (small blingee size are recommended for default pictures)
    4. Right-click on the image, then choose “Save Picture As…” or “Save Image As…” from the right-click menu
    5. Store the image on your computer, as a GIF image as shown on the picture below:
      Save your Blingee as a GIF image
    6. Login to your www.myspace.com
    7. Click ‘Add/Edit Photos’
    8. Upload the Blingee you just downloaded

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