Feeling unusually festive (even though it’s months before Halloween when I posted this), I rounded up some of the most awesome Halloween-inspired backgrounds and textures available for download in deviantArt for free. Please click the image to redirect yourself to the download page and please spread the love and give credit to the owners of the image before using them.
Halloween Paper by Aramisdream
An adorable set of textures that screams Halloween.
Gothic Texture by AshenSorrow
Vertical stripes of black and white overlaying a grunge-Gothic pattern.
Scratch Texture by AshenSorrow
The noise and scratches in a black background creates the effect of horror and mystery.
Smoke Texture by AshenSorrow
A ghostly smoke texture.
Vintage Text Texture by AshenSorrow
Starred by Cattereia
Light reflecting on rippling black water
Halloween Sparks by Cynnalia-Stock
Lantern-like texture with a spider’s web pattern
Halloween Texture Pack 1 by Dragonfly113-Stock
Halloween Texture Pack 2 by Dragonfly113-Stock
Fading Heart by exchanged-stock
Grunge and dull texture with fading vintage text.
Gummy Bears and Chocolate by exchanged-stock
Yet another dark and grunge texture with smears of red on what appears to be aging wood or concrete.
My View by exchanged-stock
Cracked Granite Rock Texture by FantasyStock
Rusty Fabric Texture by FantasyStock
Scary-Looking Tree Roots by FantasyStock
Seamless Hot Coals Texture by FantasyStock
Halloween Texture by GlamourousAcid-Stock
A rather cheery texture fit for a Halloween feast.
Halloween Texture Entry 1 by honey-stock
Ghostly patterns on aging wood.
Border Skeletal 1 of 8 by inspyretash-stock
DS Halloween Sheet 2 by inspyretash-stock
Texture Border Ornate 1 by inspyretash-stock
Fall Time 20 by Inthename-Stock
Silhouette of dead trees in an overlay of dark and grunge background.
Grunge Blood by R2krw9
Halloween Damask by R2krw9
Halloween Paint Drip by R2krw9
Halloween Stripe 02 by R2krw9
Bloody Hand PNG by simfonic
Noisy Orange by Stock7000
Orange grunge texture reminiscent of the orange glow in jack-o-lanterns.