Mistake or a New Design Element?

This:

Became this:

Because of this:

Instead of this:

There have been times when the amount of my backing is very close to the size of the top and I quilt keeping that in mind. Ideally your backing should be 2-4 inches larger on all sides to account for shifting. Somehow I missed the mark when I spray basted the layers together. Big whoops. My 2 1/2 inch border became a 3/4 inch border. I am still not sure how it happened but at this point it doesn’t matter.  No turning back.

What mishaps have you made into a new design element.

Enjoy the journey, Jackie