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Monogram Mini Banner Revive

While doing yard work this weekend, I noticed that our fabric mini banner had seen better days ....

It started out fresh and new as a crisp black bordered banner surrounding an ivory panel containing a black monogram and decorative stitching.  

After a few years in the sun and serving as a perch for our feathered friends, it was certainly overdue for replacement.  The stitching had held up well, but the black border was totally faded.

While it's true that buying a replacement banner isn't exactly a budget buster - they can be found for $10 or less - I couldn't convince the frugal side of me to toss it when the center panel was in good condition.

One option would have been to replace the outer black border with new fabric.  But, an even quicker option was to paint the faded black border using fabric paint - my kind of project!

The items used:
Black fabric paintSmall paint brushScotchgard Fabric Protector
This paint is awesome and in the past I used it on a bamboo typography mat b…