Grubby, Crinkly, Crumply Paper Textures!
A selection of crinkly and bumpy paper textures will keep designers ready for any of their background or print needs.
Now, we’re releasing this list of crinkly paper textures that you can use in Photoshop for all your design needs. Whether you want to slap one of these on a t-shirt or use one as a website background, we’ve got you covered.
Check out our free and premium crinkly paper textures below and let us know how you plan to use yours!
We’ve done it again!
Medialoot’s very own Tony Thomas has created the most delicate and gorgeous rice paper textures ever. And you can quote me on that. The pack comes with 12 seamless textures that were recently updated to be of an even higher quality! Download this freebie for your craft, recycled, or rice paper needs.
This brown paper background has a beautiful texture to it, with little imperfections and slight lines that hint at cardboard.
Grubby seems like such a dirty word for this subtle, soft paper. But the texture is just light enough to add a slight dimension to any project.
The old, crumpled look of this paper texture are ideal for backgrounds and small bits of texture for any project. And it is just so gentle that it is extremely versatile.
If you really want crinkled, look no further than this option. The high resolution background looks like a photorealistic brown paper bag texture.
Another crumpled option, this texture can be used for backgrounds. However, I think the vintage feel of this freebie would be ideal for social media posts.
Not only will you get a range of different paper textures with this set, you’ll also get different colors of paper. The five options will entrance you and give you enough variety for your designs.
Dark and crumpled, like my heart, this texture is beautifully grungy. Not at all subtle or delicate, this powerful texture is perfect for backgrounds.
Simplicity is bliss. So this white paper texture must be bliss, because it is so beautiful in its simplicity.
You’ll have to pay for this set, but what a bargain! The pack comes with 18 seamless paper patterns, offering a multitude of different texture types and colors.
The subtle gradient in this crumpled paper make it both delicate and stunning. It reminds me of unicorns. There are so many possibilities for using this paper!
What makes this crinkly paper texture so unique is that it can be used as a background or as a texture. Just put your photos on top, multiply the effect, and your picture will look like it printed on textured paper.
Reminiscent of gift tissue paper, this crinkled pink paper would serve as a beautiful background. And it’s free, so you really can’t go wrong.
I know it’s unfair to have favorites, but this is my favorite. The crumpled music paper is so unique and so beautiful, I want everyone to have it and to use it.
The purchase of this set comes with 11 abstract paper textures. The variety of paper textures will give you so much to work with and they are all very high quality.
Not happy with just one or two crumpled papers? Well, here are 10 for you! The set varies from dark, less wrinkled craft paper to light, thick paper.
Recycled paper is so exceptional because it takes on characteristics of all the papers used to create it. This recycled paper is a great example of that blending of paper types and textures.
More crumpled sheet music! And more! The free pack comes with about seven different papers, all aged, wrinkled, and torn.
What makes this paper special is that it was taken from the demolished Odense Konservesfabrik. The yellowed and aged paper is beautiful in its authenticity.
Another example of how a simple piece of crinkled paper can have so many possibilities. Whether you want to use this as a background or to add texture to designs, it’s a great choice.
Coming with four background options, the images used in this pack are of different colors and textures. A little variety never hurt anyone!
We’ve included a dark pink option on this list, now here’s your baby pink! Despite it being an image, you can almost feel how delicate and soft the paper is.
The sturdiness of this brown paper bag texture makes it one of the hardier options on this list. But it’s still understated enough that it could be used as a background.
The aged, almost papyrus-like look of this paper make it seem like it’s from another time. It’s perfect for any of your vintage inspired designs.
You’ll get 10 high quality textures with this pack. And each paper has its own unique texture and pattern, so you’ll have plenty of options.
We’re back at that old, aged look again. It’s a vintage look that can serve as a background for websites, social media posts, or even in print. You’ll get four with this set.
With a fold right down the middle, this seamless paper vector will add just the right amount of texture to your backgrounds, without drawing attention or being overwhelming.
Another example of a simple piece of crinkled paper. The image is so understated that it really has endless possibilities for how you can use it.
The four paper backgrounds in this set are all of different textures, so you truly get your money’s worth. Plus, each of them is quite understated, making them versatile.
The idea for this set of 10 paper textures came from that childhood project of aging paper with coffee. The result are these grungy, textured papers that can be used for postcards, pamphlets, or web design.
There’s not much to say about this texture. Except maybe it looks exactly like the bottom of a paper lunch bag.
How could we end this list without tooting our own horn again? The same maker of the Rice Paper Textures you saw above has created this beautiful pack of seamless craft paper textures. The 12 images were also updated to be of an even higher quality, so they’re good for print and textiles.