20+ Best Paper & Newspaper Background Textures

Today, we are bringing you a collection of the best paper background textures, featuring aged, vintage, crumpled, newspaper prints, and many more.

Textures can significantly elevate the visual appeal of a design, adding depth, warmth, and character that draw the viewer’s attention. Paper and newspaper backgrounds are especially versatile, offering a range of styles from classic and sophisticated to grungy and rustic.

Each of the textures included in our list has been handpicked with quality in mind. Whether it’s for designing a vintage-themed flyer, a rustic invitation, or an intriguing website background, these paper and newspaper textures can be your secret weapon to captivating and retaining your audience’s attention.

Dive right in and be sure to check out the free newspaper backgrounds at the end of the post.

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Vintage Paper Texture Background

Vintage Paper Texture Background

Discover the nostalgic allure of the vintage paper textures with this backgrounds collection. It comes filled with fifteen high-quality textures in 4960 x 7015 resolution. These genuine, easy-to-use textures imbue your projects with a timeless appeal through authentic details such as stains, lines, and folds. You can use these captivating assets to transform your digital creations into vintage masterpieces.

Brown Paper Textures & Backgrounds

Brown Paper Textures & Backgrounds

This paper background texture pack offers 20 high-resolution JPEGs (5616 x 3744px, 300DPI), perfect for graphic designers looking to enhance their designs with a realistic background. These versatile textures can be used in a wide array of applications— from website layouts to crafts and illustrations—giving your work a stylish and memorable touch.

Crumpled Paper Textures

Crumpled Paper Textures

A creative collection of crumpled paper background textures featuring 15 high-quality, unique, and detailed designs, all in a 6000 x 4000 JPG format. Perfect for adding a touch of character to any project, they can be used as backgrounds, textures, overlays, or even wallpapers for your devices.

20 Old Paper Backgrounds

20 Old Paper Backgrounds

This paper background texture pack comes with a versatile compilation of JPEG textures that mimic old paper designs. Compatible with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and other graphics programs that can read JPG files, these 20 files (6000 x 4000 px each) are easily customizable by altering the blending mode to soft light or overlay.

Realistic Vintage Paper Textures

Realistic Vintage Paper Textures

This paper background texture pack includes a set of 10 unique vintage paper texture backgrounds. Perfect for various graphic designs, these textures can significantly enhance the visual appeal of posters or any advertising material. Other intriguing related files include numerous volumes of paper and vintage paper textures, as well as grungy-lined paper textures.

Print Matters Newspaper Background Textures

Print Matters Newspaper Background Textures

Print Matters is a collection of 42 high-resolution, 12×12, 300dpi designs inspired by newspaper designs. These textures, created from newsprint collages in multiple languages, are available in both black and white, and color. Perfect for a variety of creative uses, such as wallpapers, stationery, or album covers, they add a unique typographic touch to any project.

Watercolor Paper Backgrounds

Watercolor Paper Backgrounds

A unique collection of ten grunge-styled paper textures. Sized at 4000 x 3200px and 300 DPI, these high-quality, artistic backgrounds could add an appealing finish to your projects. Its watercolor paper feel can imbue your works with a crafted look, perfect for elevating and enhancing the aesthetic appeal.

Vintage & Old Paper Background

Vintage & Old Paper Background

This paper textures collection is a splendid set of 8 unique backgrounds. Boasting authenticity with old paper textures, each art piece comes as a fully layered Photoshop file. The high-resolution JPEGs (4000 x 3000 pixels – 300 DPI) ensure impressive quality. These antique-themed backdrops can add a historically rich allure to any personal or professional project you undertake.

Dirty Paper Textures Pack

Dirty Paper Textures Pack

This paper background texture pack features 30 high-resolution JPG files of dirty and damaged paper textures. You can use them as backgrounds, photo overlays, or even text or shape masks in your graphic or web design. Presented at a stunning 6000 x 4000 pixels, 300dpi, these textures add a unique, gritty touch to your work.

10 Folded Paper Texture Backgrounds

10 Folded Paper Texture Backgrounds

This is a dynamic paper background texture pack featuring a versatile collection of textures ideal for enhancing craft projects, business cards, artistic prints, and other merchandise. This fully editable set allows you to tweak colors and modify the scale to meet any resolution. It comes in both JPG and PNG formats.

18 Rough Paper Textures

18 Rough Paper Textures

A collection of high-quality paper texture scans ideal for adding a realistic touch to your project backgrounds. Bundled for easy download, these unique assets bring a distinct, tactile feel to your work. Simple to use but impressive in effect, they’re perfect for crafting backgrounds for various graphic design projects.

10 Burnt Paper Textures

10 Burnt Paper Textures

This set features 10 high-resolution JPG and PNG paper textures with burnt paper designs, perfect for use as overlays, backgrounds, and more. Manipulate these textures with user-friendly blending modes within any graphic design software supporting JPG files.

10 Craft Paper Textures

10 Craft Paper Textures

This bundle provides a selection of dynamic craft paper backgrounds suitable for a variety of applications, from marketing materials to design projects and even TV banners. Included in this pack are 10 distinct JPG textures, each 3000px x 2000px at a crisp, high resolution of 300 DPI, promising versatility and quality in your creative tasks.

Old & Grunge Paper Textures

Old & Grunge Paper Textures

This paper background texture pack offers a unique collection of 30 high-resolution, grunge-style paper textures. These versatile, top-quality JPG files, sized 6000 x 4000 pixels at 300dpi, can be used as backgrounds or masks in a myriad of projects from print and web design to photo overlays.

15 White Wax Paper Textures

15 White Wax Paper Textures

Explore your background design creativity with these 15 unique white wax paper textures. Each background, presented in high-resolution JPG format (6000 x 4000), features a distinct feel of wax paper texture, enhancing the depth and realism of your design work. These assets, offering a neat blend of simplicity and detail, are a great addition to any designer’s toolbox.

20 Antique Paper Texture Pack

20 Antique Paper Texture Pack

This is a marvelous collection of paper background textures for designers. Contained within are JPEG format files, compatible with Photoshop and other graphics programs, the files come in JPG format. With crisp, high-resolution sizes (6000 x 4000 px), these antique paper textures can add wonderful depth and a nostalgic aesthetic to your graphic projects.

Creative Collage Paper Textures

Creative Collage Paper Textures

This is a collection of 30 unique, high-resolution paper textures featuring collage-style paper textures. Ideal for diverse projects, you can use these textures for backgrounds in print design, web design, graphic design, as photo overlays, or fill texts or shapes.

50 Black & White Paper Textures

50 Black & White Paper Textures

Featuring 50 high-resolution black and white textures, this bundle is your go-to toolbox for effortlessly enhancing your background designs. All textures are encapsulated in one layered Photoshop file, making it simple to blend and customize for fresh looks. Perfect for backgrounds, illustrations, and graphics, this versatile collection adds depth and character to any project, simplifying your design process.

Free Newspaper Background Textures

Free Newspaper Background Design

Free Newspaper Background Design

This free newspaper-themed background features a mixed collection of torn-out strips of newspapers. It will make for a great background for your design projects, especially for ones that are related to news and trending topics.

Free Newspaper Background Texture

Free Newspaper Background Texture

This newspaper background texture includes parts of old French newspapers put together to create a simple, vintage-themed design. You can use it to create backgrounds for your graphics as well as for packaging designs.

Free Creative Newspaper Background

Free Creative Newspaper Background

This creative newspaper background design includes large pieces of newspapers with what appears to be Russian text. It also has a realistic-looking design as well. This background is available in JPG format.

Newspaper Pieces Free Background

Newspaper Pieces Free Background

This free newspaper background is great for showcasing your projects, products, and various other designs. It features the top and bottom covered with pieces of newspaper, leaving the middle section empty for your design presentations.

Free Torn Newspaper Background

Free Torn Newspaper Background

This background is also great for design presentations as it comes with empty space for your creative works. You can also use it as a background for various graphic designs and even for creating social media posts and PowerPoint slides.