Is the default blue background of your Twitter page starting to look stale, or is it just me? It’s time to spice up your Twitter page with a little more personality â€“ a little more YOU! With the growing trend of Twitter usage, it’s only logical to treat Twitter as an impression of yourself. And as you would personalize the profile picture of your Facebook, why leave your Twitter as one of the faceless crowd?
To help you jump-start your Twitter makeover, here is a collection of online tools and resources to personalize your Twitter background. Full list after the jump!
Twitter Background Tools
Free Twitter DesignerFree Twitter Designer will help you create free Twitter backgrounds that have the same look and feel as those done by professional graphic designers.
Twitter Background CheckerCheck if your Twitter profile looks like poo-poo in smaller or higher resolutions.
Twitter Background 0.1Ever wanted to see the background image while in a Twitter page? Now it’s just matter of clicking on it and voila, everything else goes away so you can appreciate the background.
TwitlayFree custom Twitter layouts and backgrounds generator.
TwilkTwilk takes your Twitter friends’ faces and puts them on your Twitter background.
TwibackUpload images, pick time & your twitter background and twitter profile icon will change automatically!
ArtweetArtweet is a simple little service so you can make the most of your twitter backgournd by displaying a picture and or some messages.
ClickableNowClickableNow enables clickable links on Twitter background images.
PeekrPeekr is a widget that makes it easy to view a twitter background.
PrettyTweetCreate a FREE Twitter background with online Twitter background designer and generator.
TwitBacksTwitBacks allows you to create FREE branded Twitter Backgrounds and promote your Twitter profile all over the web.
Flickr My BackgroundPut your latest Flickr image in your Twitter background. Flickr My Background checks for new photos and sync every hour.
Creative Twitter BackgroundFree tutorials on uploading your custom twitter background and free twitter backgrounds provided.
Custom Background for TwitterMore than 50 free Twitter backgrounds provided.
Custom TweetsFree Twitter backgrounds and layouts.
Twitter ImagesThe themes and images on Twitter Images are free for use as twitter backgrounds.
ChethStudiosFree Twitter backgrounds PSD layered files.
Free Twitter Backgrounds â€“ Hi-Res Grungy Set 1A set of grungy Twitter backgrounds that you can customize and use for free. They’re all hi-res PNG files.
We Love BackgroundsThe best source for twitter backgrounds. They have the largest range of free twitter backgrounds on the net.
Web Design BeachWeb Design Beac presents you six brand new Twitter backgrounds for you to download and use if you like.
Tweety Got BackFree Twitter backgrounds and themes.
TweetHawkBeautiful free twitter background themes.
Pattern CoolerAdd your own colors to contemporary and retro pattern designs, or browse from thousands of pre-colored patterns in the seamless pattern background library.
Free Twitter GalleryFree Twitter themes and layouts.
Profile Band Tired of having a boring twitter page? You need one of Profile Band’s free and unique twitter backgrounds!
Twitter Backgrounds1000’s of unique free Twitter backgrounds. Click “Get Twitter Background” beneath any image you want to put on your Twitter.
TwitrBackgroundsTwitrBackgrounds.com, the premier site for Twitter backgrounds. They have the largest selection of free Twitter backgrounds and each design is made by them in house.
TwitpaperAn online community where hundreds of Twitter layouts & backgrounds can be downloaded FREE.
Doctor TwitterDoctor Twitter.com is the leading FREE background and layout site for bringing your Twitter background back to life.
GraphicsHuntGraphicshunt.com is a site to get all the twitter backgrounds that you need and want.
Twitter Backgrounds Base Twitter Backgrounds Base or shortly TwBGS is one of the largest collection of unique, interesting and free Twitter backgrounds submitted and recommended by designers and by different Twitter users.
Twitroundstwitrounds was established to help provide high quality twitter backgrounds for all you twitter lovers.
Zidalgo Twitter Theme Pack 001Zidalgo Twitter Theme Pack 001 designed by Christopher Anderto.
Twitter GalleryOn Twittergallery.com you can find the best twitter backgrounds on the net. Simply Click the gallery post, and change your twitter background within a minute. It is that simple !
Twitter-BackgroundsFree cute Twitter backgrounds.
MyTwitterBackgroundsMyTwitterBackgrounds is your top source for the hottest twitter backgrounds. Keep checking back as many new Free Twitter Backgrounds are added every day!
SweetTweetSweetTweet is everything from twitter backgrounds to twitter buttons and they’ll even show you how to use twitter too!
Twitter Background Tutorials
Create A Twitter Background using Adobe IllustratorRC shares a video tutorial about designing a background for a twitter page using Illustrator.
Design a Unique Twitter BackgroundMake your Twitter page stand out (in a good way!) with four simple tips.
A Twitter Background Made Using Photos of Facebook FriendsCreate a background of your Twitter page with Facebook friends via the picture collage trick.
Twitter Background Design How-To and Best Practicesthe best practices around Twitter background design and get to work creating our own.
How To Create A Twitter Background That Flows With Your Website DesignA step by step tutorial on how to let your websites design flow straight into Twitter.
How to Create a One-of-a-Kind Twitter Background in PhotoshopIn this tutorial, you’ll create one of our own around a central mascot: a highly detailed twitter bird, that you’ll have to draw yourself!
Bonus: Beautiful Twitter Background Design
Last but not least, we want to bring to your attention some of the really beautiful Twitter background design we’ve seen recently.