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500+ Free Exquisite Vintage Textures and Backgrounds

The scariest thing about time is how fast it goes. It’s so fast that most of us doesn’t even know what we’ve missed, and before we know it, they’re all gone in a blink and all that is left are vintage images of the past which will just oftentimes, bring nostalgic feelings of the good ol’days. Sorry, I just can’t help feeling nostalgic this new year prompting me to gather some good ol’stuff like this round-up of 500+ free exquisite vintage textures and backgrounds that you can download and use right away without the hassles of going to antique shops or searching in your granma’s attic. These are all free, but please make sure your read each of their terms before using. Blast your way to the past, download and enjoy. 8 Old Books Textures by Flowersong This old book texture pack contains eight huge hi-res textures, each about 3000px on its longer side, on transparent backgrounds. 5 Vintage Sheet Music Pack by Neonescence 253 Various Vintage Textures and Objects by Playingwithbrushes

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s Free Texture Library Buy Every Texture Buy every texture on this website for only $33. Bulk Downloading Please don't try to download every texture, our server will automatically block you. The download limit is 20 textures every day (per IP address - you may be sharing this with others).

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