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pretty edges pt. II

So remember when I said that I wanted to add some color behind the Homegoods mirror that I purchased?

Well, I bought a yard (I got lucky with the end of the roll, so  I ended up with some extra) for $6.99 .  Gorgeous dandelion print, huh?

For my plan of attack, I cut down the fabric so that it would be a little easier to work with. Then I centered the mirror. Truth be told, I wanted to hang it with the fabric overlap, but then I convinced myself not to take the easy way out. ;)

When I found the perfect position, I flipped the fabric and mirror over to get my trace on!

Cutting it out took a little while, but I was diligent. I made sure to cut inside the lines a bit so that I wouldn't risk the possibility of having the fabric overlap the edges of the mirror.

When I was done, the fabric looked a little doily-like. Awesome huh?

Next I turned the fabric face side down to the mirror's back and cut a small slit where the mirror's hanger was located. To adhere the fabric to the back of the mirror, I took very small bits of white sticky tack  and pressed them to the back of the mirror near the edges (throwback sticky tack from college to be exact). Finally, I ended up with something like this:

And I absolutely love it.

Best part is, as we change styles, I can take the fabric off, retrace another piece, and re-hang the mirror. What do you think? I'm completely smitten.


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