! If necessary, select the Clone tool from the toolbox and use it to clean up any blemishes.

One slight blemish I can see in our example is the little bit of lichen that was duplicated and yet is not in the middle of the top edge of the image. Time to use the Clone tool.

Clicking the Brush Menu on the left side of the Options bar and creating a 40-pixel width brush with 50-percent hardness should get you the perfect Clone tool for the job.

Using the Clone tool's default 100-percent Opacity and Flow settings, press Alt/opt + click just underneath, but not on, the sliver of lichen at the top edge of the added canvas area. (The idea here is to grab a little piece of the granite pattern.) Release your keys and drag the Clone tool over the lichen. Doing so replaces the lichen with the cloned granite pattern.

If the mirroring of the flipped background is too obvious for your liking, use this same Clone tool and settings to replace some of the more obvious mirrored image components with random clone locations from around the granite background.

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