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October Square Set contains twenty four textures/backgrounds of various colors and designs.

Shadowhouse Creations: October Square Set

Shadowhouse Creations

shadowhouse creations: Scratch & Frame Box Overlay Set

Shadowhouse Creations: Textures

Shadowhouse Creations: Shadowhouse Creations Text Brush Set

free bokeh textures

Photoshop - Applying Textures Tutorial Part 1

Photoshop.....great tutorial (part 1) ........There is a part 2 which adds text.

Textures for pictures

Enhance a photo by crossing it with another photo with a better color palette. You'll get pleasantly interesting results.

Some photographers might shun the whole texture overlay thing, but I have a lot of fun experimenting with them. SLR Lounge has recently released a really useful set of handmade textures that can be used royalty free by photographers...

Vintage Texture Pack by `cloaks on deviantART

Vintage II Texture Pack by `cloaks on deviantART

free texture by Lukas834, via Flickr

green square by darkwood67, via Flickr

Marble II Texture Pack by `cloaks

Stock Texture by rubyblossom., via Flickr

Free Hi-Res Rough Edge Old Paper Textures

The Art of Photo Manipulation: People

free water colour textures!