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37 Best Cardboard Textures (High-Resolution Backgrounds, Overlays, and More)

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When you need just the right cardboard texture for an important project, you need a source that provides you with an excellent range of choices.

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That's exactly what Envato Elements and GraphicRiver do. Check out this collection of 37 cardboard textures from both services, and you're bound to find a few that are exactly what you had in mind.

Unlimited Cardboard Textures at Envato Elements

Envato Elements offers a wide selection of cardboard textures as well as other premium digital assets like graphic templates, mockups, logos, photos, fonts, and much more.

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What makes this service outstanding is that for one low monthly fee you can download as many of these digital assets as you like, as often as you like. Let's take a look at some of the terrific cardboard textures available from Envato Elements.

Clean Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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From white cardboard textures to grey and light brown, this package offers the kind of range that creatives need. Inside this package, you will find 15 high-resolution clean cardboard textures that can be used as backgrounds in graphic design or web design projects or as photo overlays.

30 Cardboard Photoshop Brushes (ABR)

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Up next, 30 cardboard Photoshop brushes for you to create stunning artwork and designs. The brushes have been created with high-resolution images, and really the sky is the limit in terms of what you can do with them.

High Quality Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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When you need high-quality cardboard textures, look no further than this pack of 26 different cardboard textures. It contains brown and white cardboard textures that can be incorporated into digital art, web design, print design, etc. to increase the quality of tactility.

High Resolution Cardboard Texture (PNG)

Check out this collection of 20 high-resolution cardboard textures offered as 20 PNG files. An excellent choice for scrapbooking, digital art backgrounds, and cardboard overlays.

Background Cardboard Image (JPEG)

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These simple background cardboard images are excellent for projects that require just a hint of cardboard texture. The pack contains 21 cardboard textures in high-resolution JPEG files.

Background Box Texture (JPEG)

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This cardboard box texture would make a cool background for just the right project. With this pack, you have a choice of 30 textures which are presented in high-resolution JPEG files to give you the greatest flexibility of usage possible.

Coloured Cardboard Box Texture (JPG)

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Maybe you love the cardboard box textures, but you need them in different colours as opposed to the usual brown cardboard colour. Well, fear not. Envato Market has got you covered. Here are 30 high-resolution JPG files in a range of colours that will breathe life into your projects.

High Resolution Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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If you are into that grunge look, this pack of high-resolution cardboard textures is the right choice for you. The back contains 15 high-resolution JPEG files at 6000x4000 pixels and 300DPI.

Damaged Background Cardboard Image (JPG)

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Continuing on with the distressed look, this collection of 15 damaged background cardboard images is more than you need to create a grunge look. Use them as backgrounds for your digital, web, and print projects.

Cardboard Texture (JPEG)

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Maybe the options above are a bit too grunge when what you're looking for is just a touch of grunge. Don't despair. This pack offers 21 high-resolution cardboard textures with just a touch of that distressed look.

Cardboard Background (JPEG)

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Let's move on to colour now for a moment. There are projects that call out for coloured cardboard. When that is what you need, this pack of 15 high-resolution colourful cardboard textures is waiting for you.

High Resolution Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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If you couldn't quite find the right colour for your project, here are a further 15 colourful cardboard textures for you. As is the case with the previous item, this one contains only high-resolution JPEG files offered in 6000x4000 pixels at 300DPI.

High Quality Cardboard Texture (PSD, PNG)

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This is a collection of ten high-quality cardboard textures that have been captured with a Canon 5D Mark II camera, then retouched and isolated with shadows on separate layers to allow for easy manipulation.

30 Simple Cardboard Photoshop Stamp Brushes (ABR)

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Here's something a bit different for you: a collection of 30 cardboard Photoshop brushes you can use for digital photo manipulation, to create visual effects, photo overlays, and photo manipulation.

Premium Cardboard Textures From GraphicRiver

If you are on a budget, GraphicRiver is another terrific service that offers fabulous cardboard textures and other premium digital assets that you may want to check out. That's because instead of a monthly or yearly subscription it offers single downloads for one low fee.

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Let’s take a look at some of the top-quality cardboard textures offered at GraphicRiver.

High Quality Cardboard Texture (PSD)

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For some, this simple and traditional cardboard texture will be all you need. Use it for scrapbooking, to create amazing digital, web, and print projects, and more.

Grey Cardboard Texture (PSD, JPEG)

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Grey cardboard texture isn't what we think of when we think of cardboard generally, but there are times when you need the texture for various projects. For those times, you can use the aptly named Grey Cardboard Texture.

Cardboard Pattern Photoshop (PSD, JPG)

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How awesome is this collection of textures? The set offers 23 cardboard textures, including eight with cut tape textures and 13 with original tape textures. An excellent collection to keep in your resource box.

Background Cardboard Image (JPEG)

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Here's a vintage cardboard background that's perfect for those special occasions when you want to add a little oomph to your projects.

High Quality Cardboard Texture (JPEG)

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Add this corrugated cardboard box texture to the backgrounds of your digital art pieces, and give them that tactile quality that digital art can sometimes lack.

Black Cardboard Texture (JPEG)

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Here are black cardboard paper textures you can use to create stunning backgrounds for your web, digital and print designs. The collection contains 30 high-resolution JPEG files that are 6000×4000 pixels in size and 300DPI.

Grey Textured Cardboard Paper (JPEG)

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How spectacular are these inked and gray cardboard textures? Use these 22 high-resolution textures to create your own unique backgrounds and overlays.

Cardboard Pattern Photoshop

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Using cardboard patterns and textures is a great way to bring depth and interest to your work. This item is exactly what you need to add to your websites, business cards, flyers, posters, print ads, and more.

Seamless Cardboard Texture (PSD)

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These fabulous corrugated cardboard textures are seamless and tileable. The pack contains two resolutions of each of the ten textures, as well as ten expandable PSD files with gradients.

Textured Cardboard Background (PSD)

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Looking for the creases and grooves found in cardboard packaging that has been flattened? Then how about this textured cardboard background? It's just what you need when you want that authentic cardboard box texture.

Cardboard Background (JPG)

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Created specifically with web backgrounds in mind, these nine high-resolution JPEG files are easy to incorporate in your projects.

Old Cardboard Texture

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There's something wonderful about the old cardboard texture with its wrinkles and imperfections, and now you can bring that look to your own projects with these ten high-resolution textures.

Cardboard Texture Illustrator (EPS, PNG)

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When you need a cardboard background vector, check out this collection, which offers black cardboard texture vector files with inverse versions as well as PNGs. An awesome collection to keep in your toolbox.

Old Cardboard Texture (JPEG)

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Old Cardboard Texture offers four stunning high-res cardboard images for everything from websites to business cards, flyers, posters, print ads, and more.

Seamless Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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Looking for a seamless cardboard texture? Well, here it is. The pack contains four textures for the different channels, Diffuse, Displace, Normal, and Specular.

Black Cardboard Texture

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Bet on black when you download this collection of black cardboard textures. It contains 30 high-resolution textures that you can use as backgrounds, overlays, and more.

Brown Background Cardboard Image

We've shared all sorts of cardboard textures here, but this one is unique in that it captures cardboard textures in deeper and richer shades of brown than the others featured here. These six textures also contain varying degrees of distress for when you want to heighten the aged and tactile feel of your project.

Cardboard Overlay (PSD)

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This cardboard overlay falls somewhere between cardboard and chipboard, a great choice when you want subtlety of texture.

Black Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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For you lovers of black cardboard out there, here's another selection of black cardboard textures ready to add to your arsenal of resources. This pack contains 30 different textures, so lots of options for when you are creating something really special.

Seamless Cardboard Texture (JPEG)

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Download this cardboard texture to create wonderful backgrounds for your website, flyers, posters, print ads, and more.

Grey Textured Cardboard Paper (JPEG)

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Use this set of six amazing gray cardboard textures for scrapbooking or to create beautiful decorative paper and other projects.

Background Cardboard Image (PSD, PNG)

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Background Cardboard Image offers seven different corrugated cardboard surfaces that you can use for banners, billboards, presentations, business cards, postcards, leaflets, flyers, flash and web backgrounds, desktop backgrounds, and more.

Old Cardboard Texture (JPG)

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We thought we'd finish off this incredible list of cardboard resources with this wonderful mottled cardboard texture created by adding water droplets on cardboard. This is an excellent choice of texture when you want to push the envelope creatively.

Choose Your Favourite Cardboard Texture Today

Now you know just where to find the best cardboard textures when you need them, head on over to Envato Elements and GraphicRiver and download your favourite texture today. And if you are interested in discovering other textures, check out these super helpful articles below:

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