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45 High-Resolution Free Paper Textures for Your Designs

Designers tend to have a big arsenal of different tools and resources to use in their projects. There should be fonts, textures, icons, patterns, UI elements, and other things which can come in handy. The web is an unlimited space where you can find lots of different stuff. However, it’s quite challenging to find high-quality paper textures.

Luckily for us, the design community generously offers lots of resources for free, including textures. Here I put together the best, beautiful, and most importantly, free paper textures and patterns for you. Feel free to bookmark this collection so that it is at hand when you need a new high-resolution paper texture. In this list, you are going to find wrinkled, vintage, brown, old, grunge, geometric, decorative, stained, and cardboard paper textures.

If you like freebies, don’t hesitate to check out my list of free handwritten fonts for your designs. They will be a perfect match for sans serif fonts.

Free Paper Textures

Below you’ll find the best free paper textures that you can download in high-resolution format.

5 Seamless paper textures

Here is a collection of five seamless old paper textures that reminds of vintage albums and rough paper patterns.


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Wrinkled paper texture

This is a white crumpled paper texture from Freepik that you can use for a background. 


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Old Paper Texture in Beige Color

A nice old paper texture in yellow/beige color that you can download in high-resolution EPS format.

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Paperboard simple rusty texture

Check out this simple dusty paperboard texture in brown color. You can use it for vintage postcards or business cards. It is available in JPG format.

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Textured Mulberry Paper texture with little abstract shapes

Gray mulberry paper textured background with abstract shares that you can download in JPG format.

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Gray mulberry paper textured background

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Old Grunge Paper Texture

This is a grunge old brown paper texture with dust and stains. Download it in JPG high-resolution 3000px * 2000px format.


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Warm Artistic Flower Paper

A creative green paper texture with many small colorful details. It will be the best choice for website background or business card mockup.


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Old Recycled Cardboard Texture

Brown paper texture with old vintage look and feel. Feel free to download it in high-resolution.


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Decorative Glitter Paper Texture

A creative bold glitter paper texture in green color. It will be a perfect choice for festive Christmas designs.


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Creased White Paper

A tileable paper texture with a nice creased design and hard shadows.


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Ink And Tea Stained Paper Texture

A vintage paper pattern with ink and tea stains for your retro designs.


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Tan Stained Paper Texture

Another beautiful brown paper texture with an old vintage feel and stains.


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School notebook paper texture background

A free school notebook texture created by Kues for Freepik. You can download it for free in JPG format.

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Watercolor paper texture

This is a watercolor paper pattern with nice textured design. Get it in JPG format on Freepik.

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Cold Artistic Flower Paper

Take a look at this amazing artistic paper texture with blue details and spots. You can use as a background for photo collage, business card, postcard, mockup, and more.


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Creased Black Paper Texture

Amazingly beautiful black paper texture with wrinkles and creased paper effect. Get it in the best possible resolution for free.


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20th Century Vintage Stained Paper Texture

Check out this stained vintage paper texture with bright splashes and spots. It looks like old grunge paper.


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Seamless Polka Dot Paper & Fabric Textures

Polka dot pattern on red old paper texture.


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Corrugated Cardboard Seamless Texture Pattern

Grey cardboard paper texture can be a perfect addition for your vintage retro style projects.


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Seamless Paper Texture

Are you looking for seamless paper texture? Search no more.


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5 Free High-Resolution Paper Background Textures

Add extra layer of awesomeness to your designs with these set of five paper textures. They are created from real paper surfaces.


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12 Free Seamless Paper Patterns

Another great collection of 12 seamless paper patterns that you can use for web design, craft, or printing projects.


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Squared paper texture

Notebook paper texture from Freepik with squares.


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Premium Paper Textures

If you have not found what you are looking for in free paper textures collection, check out premium paper patterns below.

50 Paper Textures Set


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Seamless paper texture pack


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53 Old Paper Textures


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Handmade paper Textures


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Inkwell Paper Textures


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Paper Textures Backgrounds


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Watercolor Paper Textures


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Paper Textures Pack


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10 Old Paper Textures


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Folded paper textures


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Ombre Watercolor Texture


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Wrinkled Paper Textures


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7 Torn Paper Rips with Transparency


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8 Macro High-Res Paper Textures


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Seamless paper textures


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White paper textures


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Fine Art Papers Vol. I


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Real Paper Textures Bundle


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Vintage Paper Textures 6


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Paper Textures x10


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Crumpled Paper Textures x10


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Please, let me know what paper texture in this collection do you like the best and why? If you have designs with paper textures, share with us in the comments. It’s always curious to see how designers use textures in different situations.

Nancy is a founder of Onedesblog and a copywriter with over 8 years of experience. She loves creating showcases with beautiful graphics resources, photography, and cooking. You can read more about Nancy in About Me section or say hi on Twitter.