New Desktop Wallpaper

Cotton & Flax - downloadable desktop background

If you’re like me, you’re spending more time than you’d prefer in front of your computer these days. Why not beautify your desktop with a boldly patterned desktop wallpaper? I’m happy to share three of my original pattern designs, which you can download to make your workspace a little more fun.

Cotton & Flax downloadable desktop background

Cotton & Flax downloadable desktop wallpaper

Download: Rice pattern wallpaper // Stripe pattern wallpaper // Party pattern wallpaper

Plus, a matching iPhone wallpaper, so you can take Cotton & Flax patterns with you wherever you go!

Cotton & Flax phone wallpapers

Download: Rice pattern phone wallpaper // Party pattern phone wallpaper

To Download: Click the link and it will take you directly to the image. If you are on your phone, you can simply save the image to your phone, and set it as your wallpaper in the settings area of your phone.

Just a note: this wallpaper should work for many phones, not just the iPhone (although it may get cropped depending on the screen size). You can always download the many other free wallpapers from previous months, too!

Free Patterned iPhone Wallpaper – Zig Zags

linen zigzag iphone wallpaper from Cotton & Flax

It took me a bit longer than I’d hoped, but I finally found some time to create a new iPhone wallpaper! This one uses the new Zig Zag pattern that debuted this spring, and is prominently featured on two oblong pillows in the shop.

Click here to download the Zig Zag iPhone wallpaper.

To Download: Click the link and it will take you directly to the image. If you are on your phone, you can simply save the image to your phone, and set it as your wallpaper in the settings area of your phone. If you’re on a computer, save the image to your computer, then email the photo to yourself. Open the email on your phone, save the photo to your phone, and set the photo as the wallpaper!

You might be asking, “Why is iOS7 stretching my wallpapers?!” Unfortunately, recent iOS updates changed the way your phone plugs in wallpapers, and each images is auto-zoomed to fit with the new 3D motion aspects of iOS7… luckily, there’s an easy fix! Before uploading your new wallpaper, simply follow these four steps:

  1. Launch the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPhone.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Tap on Accessibility.
  4. Choose the option for Reduce Motion and turn the option to On.

Then just upload the photo and set to wallpaper as normal. This change will keep your iPhone from automatically resizing the photo!

Just a note, this wallpaper should work for many phones, not just the iPhone (although it may get cropped depending on the screen size). You can always download the many other free wallpapers from previous months, too!

Free Patterned iPhone Wallpaper – Mint Diamonds

mint diamond wallpaper from Cotton & Flax

Back by popular demand: my series of free patterned iPhone wallpapers! This mint diamond pattern is part of my most recent Fall/Winter collection, and will soon be featured in a few one of a kind pillows!

Click here to download the iPhone 4 and 4S wallpaper.

What’s that? You have the iPhone 5 or 5S? Well, aren’t you fancy! Click here for your download.

To Download: Click the link and it will take you directly to the image. If you are on your phone, you can simply save the image to your phone, and set it as your wallpaper in the settings area of your phone. If you’re on a computer, save the image to your computer, then email the photo to yourself. Open the email on your phone, save the photo to your phone, and set the photo as the wallpaper!

patterned iphone wallpaper from Cotton & Flax

You might be asking, “Why is iOS7 stretching my wallpapers?!” Unfortunately, the iOS 7 update changed the way your phone plugs in wallpapers, and each images is auto-zoomed to fit with the new 3D motion aspects of iOS7… luckily, there’s an easy fix! Before uploading your new wallpaper, simply follow these four steps:

  1. Launch the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPhone.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Tap on Accessibility.
  4. Choose the option for Reduce Motion and turn the option to On.

Then just upload the photo and set to wallpaper as normal. This change will keep your iPhone from automatically resizing the photo!

Just a note, this wallpaper should work for many phones, not just the iPhone (although it may get cropped depending on the screen size). You can always download the many other free wallpapers from previous months, too!

Free Patterned iPhone Wallpaper – Simple Positivity

from Cotton & FlaxNeed a new wallpaper for your phone? Ask, and you shall receive – a free downloadable iPhone wallpaper background, designed by yours truly. I thought about sharing another bright wallpaper like last month, but I’ve decided to share a more simple, but upbeat wallpaper to help you enjoy a relaxed and positive summer.

Click here to download the Cotton & Flax iPhone wallpaper for June.

What’s that? You have the iPhone 5? Well, aren’t you fancy! Click here for your download.

Free iPhone background from Cotton & FlaxThis month, the wallpaper background features the white plus pattern on the lovely linen tea towels that I sell in the Cotton & Flax shop. I’ll call this pattern “Simple Positivity.”

This wallpaper should work for most cellphones, not just the iPhone (although it may get cropped depending on the screen size). You can always download the many other free wallpapers from previous months, too!

Free patterned iPhone wallpaper from Cotton & FlaxTo Download: Click the link and it will take you directly to the image. If you are on your phone, you can simply save the image to your phone, and set it as your wallpaper in the settings area of your phone. If you’re on a computer, save the image to your computer, then email the photo to yourself. Open the email on your phone, save the photo to your phone, and set the photo as the wallpaper!

Free Patterned iPhone Wallpaper – Colorful Mountains

Cotton & Flax free iphone wallpaper grey mountains

I love giving away free iPhone wallpapers – these are always my most popular posts, so I know you love them too. It blows my mind that there are so many of you who’ve downloaded the wallpapers, and carry around a little bit of Cotton & Flax with you all the time! This month, I’m offering a whopping THREE free downloadable iPhone wallpaper backgrounds designed by yours truly.

Cotton & Flax iphone wallpapers

Click here to download wallpaper #1.  Click here to download wallpaper #2. Click here to download wallpaper #3.

What’s that? You have the iPhone 5? Well, aren’t you fancy! Click here and here or here for your downloads.

Cotton & Flax iphone wallpaper kraft mountains

These wallpaper backgrounds feature the popular mountain pattern that is currently featured on postcard sets that I sell in the Cotton & Flax shop.

Cotton & Flax free downloadable iphone wallpaper pink mountains 2

This wallpaper should work for most cellphones, not just the iPhone (although it may get cropped depending on the screen size). You can always download the free wallpapers from previous months, too!

To Download: Click the link and it will take you directly to the image. If you are on your phone, you can simply save the image to your phone, and set it as your wallpaper in the settings area of your phone. If you’re on a computer, save the image to your computer, then email the photo to yourself. Open the email on your phone, save the photo to your phone, and set the photo as the wallpaper!

Free Patterned iPhone Wallpaper – Kraft Triangles

April iPhone Wallpaper from Cotton & Flax

It has been a while since I offered a new iPhone wallpaper – this year has proven to be a bit more chaotic than last, and I haven’t had a moment to design a new one until now. As a thank you to my readers, I like to offer a little thank you freebie from time to time – a free downloadable iPhone wallpaper background designed by yours truly. This month, to make up for lost time, I’ll be offering TWO new iPhone wallpapers for you to enjoy.

free iphone backgrounds

Click here to download wallpaper #1.  Click here to download wallpaper #2.

What’s that? You have the iPhone 5? Well, aren’t you fancy! Click here and here for your downloads.

free iPhone wallpaper from Cotton & Flax

This month, the wallpaper background features a triangle pattern that is currently featured on postcard sets that I sell in the Cotton & Flax shop.

This wallpaper should work for most cellphones, not just the iPhone (although it may get cropped depending on the screen size). You can always download the other free wallpapers I’ve designed, too!

To Download: Click the link and it will take you directly to the image. If you are on your phone, you can simply save the image to your phone, and set it as your wallpaper in the settings area of your phone. If you’re on a computer, save the image to your computer, then email the photo to yourself. Open the email on your phone, save the photo to your phone, and set the photo as the wallpaper!