Aye, I'll bet ye noticed I changed me blog banner. Again. And this be how I did it! (Okay, I'll stop talking like a pirate now, matey! :)
How I made my blog banner: In five easy steps (On picnik.com)
Crop and resize photo.
Cross Process. Fade 55%.
Focal soften: blur-17, focal size-77%, edge hardness- 50%, fade- 20%
Add text. The main fonts I used were 'Olho de Boe' and 'Rascunho Errado'.
Download photo and upload it to blog.