8 High-Res Chalkboard Background Textures with Decorative Borders

Related to our post recently about chalk Photoshop brushes, we bring you today a set of high-quality chalkboard background textures that you can use in creating printables and other graphics. Since school days are barely a month away, we are sure you will find these freebies useful in your back-to-school preparations.

These chalkboard background textures may be used for your personal designs and projects. They are especially useful in creating note cards, reminders, tags, etc. You can use them also for creating back-to-school greeting cards and post cards. You may also use them for creating Instagram quotes about school and related topics. If you need chalk-related design materials, then check out also our roundup of chalk brushes and chalk fonts.


This set includes 8 high-resolution chalk background textures featuring vintage decorative borders. Each of the texture has a resolution/size of 3,600 x 3,600 pixels. These textures are therefore good enough even for those designs you intend to print later on. The download link below is a RAR file that contains the individual textures in JPEG format. The image preview below shows all the textures in this set. The textures are square and available in both black and green version


To use these textures as background, all you need to do is to drag and drop them in your canvass. And then, you may add graphics and text. You may create postcards, greeting cards, note cards, reminders, and many more using these chalkboard background textures.

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You may use these chalkboard background textures for personal projects only. Also we appreciate a link back if you use them. Most importantly, please refrain from making them available for download outside of this site. If you want other people to know about our freebies, please refer them to this post.

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If you like these chalkboard background textures, then you may also want to check out more free chalkboard texture backgrounds we have featured in this blog. Below, meanwhile, are previews of the textures in this set.

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Author: Gisela

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