How To Create Your Own Textures in Photoshop

Making your own textures in Photoshop is really easy to do! In fact, I make all of mine now! Here is a quick tutorial on how to make your own.
STEP ONE
Take multiple pictures of different types of concrete or anything with texture. This image here is from the side of a wall on an old building.
And this image is from the side of an old wooden barn.
STEP TWO
Open both of the images (or as many images as you want) in Photoshop.
STEP THREE
Pick one of the images and go to SELECT > ALL > EDIT > COPY. Click on another image and go to EDIT > PASTE. For example, I selected the wooden barn texture and placed it on top of the blue wall from the old building texture. 
My layers panel looks like this now:
STEP FIVE
I am going to take the top layer (highlighted in blue) and I am going to set it to blend mode HARD LIGHT and bring the opacity of that top layer down to 33%. Like this:
Now my image looks like this.
STEP 6
I am going to stay on that top layer and go to LAYER > LAYER STYLE > PATTERN OVERLAY.
I am going to click on the pattern box.
If you notice, on the right hand side of the pattern box there is a downward facing arrow. I am going to click on that arrow. A box should come up that looks like this:
I am going to click on the circular cog wheel in the upper right hand corner. Once that has been clicked a dialogue box should come up that looks like this:
I am going to click on ARTISTIC SURFACES.
I selected the first box on the top row on the left hand side (outlined in blue).
I kept the BLEND MODE on NORMAL and set the OPACITY to 40%. The SCALE of the texture was set to 381. You can see my settings here:
Now my image looks like this:
STEP 7
Now I am going to colorize the texture and get rid of the white blob in the center. I simply did this by taking the patch tool and removing the white blob. Then I went to LAYER > NEW ADJUSTMENT LAYER > COLOR BALANCE.
I went into my midtones and here are the settings I used. 
Now my images looks like this:
STEP 8
The last thing I am going to do is go in and add a vignette. I am going to do this by going to my MARQUEE TOOL and draw a square inside the image (more towards the edges), like this: You can see my selection with the little marching ants.
Then I am going to go to SELECT > INVERSE. Then I am going to RIGHT CLICK and select REFINE EDGE. I am going to feather my selection to a feather of 200.
Finally, with my selection made, I am going to go to LAYER > NEW FILL LAYER > SOLID COLOR and I am going to choose a black color and set the blend mode to soft light. 
Now my image looks like this:
My final step will be to flatten the image and save it.
And here is what my texture looks like on the SOFT LIGHT blend mode on this flower. 

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