In this post, we rounded up hundreds of free resources that you can use to easily create beautiful lace backgrounds. The first part are Photoshop patterns and digital papers while the second part are vector files consisting of mostly, tiling lace patterns. The third and last part are actual photographs of lace in high-resolution format that you can use to create backgrounds. These photographs are mostly public domain photos. Public domain photos may be used for both personal and commercial uses.
Using seamless background patterns is a great way to give your layout, both web and for print, additional interest and depth. Especially in designing websites, using seamless patterns is the most efficient way to make the background interesting without compromising loading speed of your website. Black and one patterns are among the sought after backgrounds since they are very versatile and uncomplicated. You can combine with any color scheme without problem. Black and white patterns are also not loud and attention grabber, allowing the foreground or the main element of a layout stand out.
Chevron patterns are everywhere! You can find them everywhere from iPhone cases to wedding invitations to bookshelves and clothing. Chevron patterns are also popular as background for websites or to fill blank spaces in scrapbooks. Here are 300+ chevron patterns you can use as backgrounds for your designs. These are great for websites as well as for your craft projects.
Snowflakes are among the most popular design elements for Holiday Season-themed designs such as greeting cards, gift tags, flyers, posters, among other things. Here are 50+ seamless snowflakes backgrounds as seamless patterns great for web and print projects.
Here are over 200 seamless Halloween background patterns that you can download and use for free in your web and print designs. These are tiling patterns, meaning, they indefinitely repeat either horizontally or vertically. Use them for a website dedicated to Halloween celebration or for your party design needs. These will surely look great as background for your party invitation, gift tags, party bunting, party poster announcements, etc.
Creating a nice background is easy breezy using patterns. Patterns, especially the seamless and repeating ones are great for any design since you do not need to worry about having the wrong size for your background. It can fill any space no matter how big without having to worry about resolution. Today, we see a lot of designs using patterns. They are used heavily for printed materials such as invitation cards, brochures, flyers and even for phone casings.
Adding a paper texture to a design are much easier to achieve using patterns. Seamless patterns are great because they are not resolution-dependent. Her are over 300 seamless paper patterns and backgrounds that you can download for free. Some look vintage and grungy while others look crisp and versatile.
Damasks, which originated in Damascus, Syria, is a classic yet trendy pattern for home decoration, craft, and apparel projects. Here is a roundup of more than 200 damask patterns that you can download free. Use them to add vintage feel to digital and printed designs.
Ethnic or tribal patterns are very popular. Here are 79 tribal patterns in both vector and .pat formats you can download and use for free. These loud bright patterns have overtaken not just the web but also packaging and fashion as well as interior design. They are everywhere. You see them in clothes in packaging of cosmetics as well as in upholstered furniture.
Another design trend that is steadily gaining popularity (in addition is the use of paisley patterns. Surely, you have encountered one paisley designed item once in your life but maybe you just don’t know what a paisley is. Here are free resources for paisley patterns both vector and PAT files.