Tuesday
May122009

5 Free Vintage Wallpaper Textures

Update: Vintage Damask Textures: Part II is up now! Check it out if you like the textures below.

 

This is a set of textures I've wanted to do for a long, long time. Unfortunately I don't have access to any cool, old wallpaper around here...so I just had to make my own.

Each one of these textures consists of 4-5 different images layered together in Photoshop to get the end result you see here. I usually used one fabric texture, two paper textures, and a grunge texture along with the pattern to get the effect that I wanted. If you guys would like I can make a tutorial on the process that went into these textures. Let me know if you guys like them! I plan on making a much bigger set of these in the near future and would love some input on these first five.

Here are the patterns I used to make the textures:

Click on the textures below to download the high-res version or download them all in a zip file at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

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Reader Comments (104)

Thank you very very much .... I am making a photo book and I LOVE ALL OF YOUR WALLPAPER TEXTURES ! I will make a comment at the end of my book to give you credits for all the hard work !
December 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMess
Sadly to say but my mother had curtains in many rooms like the above....now I'm drawn to them for my background.
LOL!
January 11, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersarah
absolutely gorgeous. thank you so much.
January 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commentergraphicgypsy
Thanks for this! If I use 'em, I'll let you know. :)
January 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Dunn
You're awesome, thank you!
February 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSophie
Oh man, I know I'm going to sound like an idiot here, so please forgive me. WHAT exactly are we to do with these? I mean, I know that I can use them as desktop wallpaper, but other than that, are they offered up just because they are pretty to look at, or can we have them reprinted, or what? See, I told you I'd sound like an idiot. Would someone respond via email please. Thanks. {p.s. I'll actually be using my copies to print out, enlarge, and make a stencil for painting my daughters' bedroom wall}
March 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelba Turner Jones
I've been looking for wallpapers like these n i've finally found great n amazing ones
thank you so much :)
March 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKris
Swooooooooooon!!! LOVE'm!! thank you! :)
May 10, 2011 | Unregistered Commentertiff
Vintage and Grunge............some of my fav's!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE!!!
May 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTiff
I used the second one for a school project. Thank you! I love how it turned out and all of the wallpapers are very nice.

=)

https://ist.pct.edu/~ajc10/BWM160/chtourou2/chtourouOrder.html
May 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMira
Nice Designs
You can find Awesome wallpapers here like Windows 7 Wallpapers HD and Beautiful Nature, places, Operating Systems and Many More.
http://www.noobslab.blogspot.com
June 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterUmair
These are the best paper/ect textures I have seen in a long time. These are just what I was looking for. Thank you soooo much. Cheers and keep up the great work!
July 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChanda
Great work...
September 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRichie
can I use these to build backgrounds for my animation?
October 31, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJames
I really like these, and would live a tutorial, but what is everyone doing with them?!
November 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLc
Thank you very much, these Damasks are really nice and will come in handy for DamaskPrint.com.

Please visit soon! Thanks again, happy holidays
December 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichael Hudak
U R AWESOME, THANK YOU for these!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
January 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJane :)
Thanks so much!!! L<3<3<3<3
February 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterYasemaru
Very nice, thank you. I like these patterns too: http://www.creattor.com/textures-patterns/christmas-texture-5-textures-256
May 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJohn
Wow. You are amazing! Is this commercial free textures?
May 15, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersunny
Thanks for these!! :D YOU ARE AWESOME BY THE WAY.
June 8, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterpecht
Great! Thank you!
June 23, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHector
nice picture...............................
June 26, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterabid
I love the first one! Can I modify the color a bit ang use it as my blog background?
July 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAurora
muchas gracias!! se lo voy a proponer a mis clientes!
te felicito por el desprendimiento.
lima, peru
August 10, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermaria noel

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