Subtle Dots #921
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

As simple and subtle as it gets. But sometimes that’s just what you want.

Source Designova

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Background pattern 201 (colour) #2497
 Grid  CC 0

A pattern formed from a squared tile. The tile can be accessed in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift-alt-i.

Source Firkin

Octagonal frame 2 #2356
 Dark  CC 0

Formed in Paint.net and vectorised in Vector Magic.

Source Firkin

Stone Wall & Gray #1562
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Paper 3 #2114
 Paper  CC 0

CC0 textures, backgrounds.

Source SliverKnight

Green Gobbler #85
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Luxurious looking pattern (for a T-shirt maybe?) with a hint of green.

Source Simon Meek

Stone Wall & Gray #1512
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Subtle Dots #921
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

As simple and subtle as it gets. But sometimes that’s just what you want.

Source Designova

Floral pattern 17 (colour) #1724
 Orange  CC 0

Derived from an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by mdmelo.

Source Firkin

Prismatic Curved Diamond Pattern 6 No Background #545
 Dark  CC 0

Prismatic Curved Diamond Pattern 6 No Background

Source GDJ

Prismatic Arrows [email protected] #802
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Arrows Background

Source GDJ

Decorative divider 230 #2150
 Dark  CC 0

From a design found in 'History of the Virginia Company of London; with letters to and from the first Colony, never before printed', Edward Neill, 1869.

Source Firkin

[email protected] #303
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Dark, square, clean and tidy. What more can you ask for?

Source Jaromír Kavan

Concretia 8 #1415
 Gray  CC 0

Gamedev - Concrete Textures. CC0 License.

Source Davit Masia

Beige Paper #83
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

This was submitted in a beige color, hence the name. Now it’s a gray paper pattern.

Source Konstantin Ivanov

Black Linen [email protected] #104
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

A new take on the black linen pattern. Softer this time.

Source Atle Mo

Honey I’m Subtle #1038
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

A mid-gray hexagon pattern.

Source Alex M. Balling

Old Husks #631
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

A bit of scratched up grayness. Always good.

Source Josh Green

Retro Circles Background 4 No [email protected] #423
 Dark  CC 0

Retro Circles Background 4 No Black

Source GDJ

Decorative divider 219 #2231
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'Maidenhood; or, the Verge of the Stream', Laura Jewry, 1876.

Source Firkin

Floral #1678
 Paper  CC 0

Paper-Wallpaper. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

[email protected] #706
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Detailed but still subtle and quite original. Lovely gray shades.

Source Kim Ruddock

Vaio #675
 Diamond  CC BY-SA 3.0

I’m guessing this is related to the Sony Vaio? It’s a nice pattern no matter where it’s from.

Source Zigzain

Seamless Green Tile Background #1326
 Green  CC BY-SA 3.0

Seamless Green Tile Background

Source V. Hartikainen

Subtle White Mini Waves #1322
 Unknow  CC BY-SA 3.0

Tiny circle waves, almost like the ocean.

Source Sagive

Seamless wool texture #1705
 Noise  CC 0

Made from an image on Pixabay

Source Firkin

Floors & Dark Stone #1594
 Wall  CC 0

Floors-Tiles. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Burried #831
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Have you wondered about how it feels to be buried alive? Here is the pattern for it.

Source Hendrik Lammers