200+ Free Halloween Background Patterns to Collect
With barely a month left before Halloween, we decided to round up some interesting Halloween background patterns that you can use for both 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.
Using repeating, tiled patterns as a background in a web page layout is a popular design technique. Using tiling patterns are visually appealing and requires less time to load when viewing web pages. Lately, seamless patterns have been popular for print designs as well. You can see patterns as background for party invitation cards, business cards, posters, brochures, among other things.
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These will surely look great as background for your party invitation, gift tags, party bunting, party poster announcements, etc. The first part are individual patterns that you can download from colourlovers.com while the second part are pattern packs–several patterns contained in one zipped file–that you can download and use for free. Click on the preview image to download the Halloween patterns that you want. Enjoy these freebies!
I. 15 SINGLE HALLOWEEN BACKGROUND PATTERNS
To download the pattern that you want, simply click on the preview image and you will be directed to a page where you can select the size or resolution that you need. You can also change the color scheme of the pattern if you wish. These patterns are ready to use and may be downloaded as image PNG file. You may also download the PNG pattern and use it in Photoshop to fill a bigger canvas.
II. HALLOWEEN BACKGROUND: PHOTOSHOP PATTERN PACKS
The next entries are Photoshop pattern packs. However, some of these sets come with a ready-to-use printable papers. To use the PAT file, you need to have an Adobe Photoshop program. To download the set that you want, simply click on the title for each entry (in blue text). Enjoy!
Free Seamless Halloween Patterns in Purple
A set of 12 Halloween-themed seamless patterns in purple/violet and black color scheme.
A set of 12 seamless patterns in orange and black color scheme featuring Halloween designs.
Inside the zip file is an image pack of every seamless pattern for use in Photoshop.
Printable Halloween designs featuring happy little pumpkins, candy corn, and other Halloween symbols.
13 Hi-Res Halloween Patterns free for personal or commercial use.
13 spooky patterns for Photoshop featuring, flying witches, bats, and other Halloween elements.
This second set of Halloween themed pattern backgrounds feature various scary Halloween objects such as zombies, skeletons, witches, etc.
The third set includes 12 patterns useful for your Halloween design projects.
Here are 5 horrific patterns great as background for your Halloween-related design projects.
There are 8 patterns mostly pumpkin in orange and black background.
This set consists 12 cute patterns featuring pumpkins and Jack O’lanterns
Here are six scary textures for your greeting cards, invitations, scrap compositions or background blog or personal page.
This free set includes 12 high quality JPEG files, plus the Photoshop .PAT file.
Here is a fun pack of patterns featuring ten orange-y patterns featuring pumpkins and ghosts. The file that you may download is a Photoshop .PAT file.
III. VECTOR HALLOWEEN BACKGROUND PATTERNS
The next few entries are editable vector files. You need to have a vector editing program like Illustrator and Corel to be able to use these Halloween patterns.
A free editable vector file containing 6 cute Halloween background patterns. These patterns seamlessly tile so you can use them in large-format designs.
A set of 9 cartoon looking background patterns for Halloween. It also includes argyle as well as stripes pattern in Halloween colors.
Here is the second set of vector patterns featuring cartoon looking Halloween objects.
A set of editable vector pattern featuring skulls and stars designs.
Black and orange are is the most popular combination for Halloween designs. This color combination is of course inspired by pumpkins and the dark associated with the Halloween season. This pack of patterns feature geometric designs such as zigzags and argyles.
Another popular color combination for Halloween is violet and black. Thus, this pack of patterns feature cute Halloween symbols such as pumpkins, bats, and cob webs in purple and black palette.
Seamless Halloween patterns featuring skulls and bones as well as geometric pattern stripes in orange and black color combination. These patterns are in vector format.
This set of free vector designs include two patterns and two card designs for your trick and treating needs this Halloween.
If you like these patterns, you might also want to check out our printable free Halloween cards.