Create a beautiful seamless pattern based on surreal imagery from Adobe Stock.
Find an object that you can customize
Search for an asset in Adobe Stock and enable the Isolated Only filter to help find solitary objects.
Find a few more related images
Find additional objects to include in your pattern that relate to your main subject.
Remove the background
Using the Select Subject option in the Quick Selection Tool, create a selection and add a Layer Mask to the image layer.
Repeat this process for the other images that will appear in your pattern.
Create color variations in one of the images
Add a new solid color fill layer that is clipped into the image layer, apply a custom color, then set the blend mode to Vivid Light.
Repeat this process to create additional color variations, then save each version as a transparent PNG file.
Import, position, and embed images in Illustrator
Place, rotate, scale, and position your images in Illustrator, then select them and click Embed from the Properties panel.
Create a repeating pattern
Use the Pattern Options panel to design your pattern, then click Done to add a new swatch to the Swatches panel.
Apply your new pattern
Create a rectangle the entire size of your project and apply your new pattern swatch.
Create a gradient background
Apply a Freeform Gradient to another rectangle and choose some light colors, then position the gradient behind the pattern.
The final result
Now you have your own custom themed wrapping paper!
Check out this curated collection from Adobe Stock with more images that you can use in your next project.