10 Free Original Hi-Res Fully Stained Paper Textures


This is the second attempt to get these textures on the blog, since i scanned them in months ago the electricity cut out while i was about to save them and i lost the scanned images! so ive sat down and got them all scanned back in for you.

These were created by soaking A4 pieces of paper in a tray filled with food colouring and then left to dry in the sun. The edges are most concentrated while the middle of the paper has a sort of tie-dye effect.

You may also like these 20 Free Original Hi-Res Ink Stained Paper Textures that i also created.

Dont forget to keep checking Texture Lovers too for free textures from around the web.

The Textures On Flickr

You can preview all these textures in the Flickr set before you download any of the files below or simply use them directly from Flickr, the choice is yours.

Rapidshare Download (28mb Zip File)


Mediafire Download (28mb Zip File)



Additional info:

  • Scanner: Epson Perfection 3490
  • Quantity: 10 Images
  • Resolution: 2550px by 3509px
  • Contains: Fully stained paper textures

Usage Terms

Free to use for commercial and non commercial work no credit or link back needed, but please don’t redistribute or sell them as your own.


Post a link in the comments to your work where youve used the textures, you dont have to but it would be nice to see them being used somewhere. Also let me know if you like them !

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Max Stanworth

I am the creator and editor of Design Shard, I created this blog to post my inspirations, work and free resources. I hope you find them as interesting and useful as I do. By day I am a UX focused product designer.

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