Make my Monday - Mynette wanted something related to Jane Austen's Persuasion, which floored me totally. I studied English literature under protest many many years ago, and hated Jane Austen's Emma with passion (one of the set books) and have never touched one of her books since......and had no intention of reading it for this challenge!
Fortunately, Val provided the inspiration for this card - thanks Val!- when I saw her bicycle card, I realised this penny farthing stamp from Stampin Up fitted the bill nicely - definitely Victorian.
The square card base is 6x6 coredinations card and the backing papers are from the discontinued SU mocha morning set. The penny farthing was stamped on white using vintage photo distress ink - it was originally torn out and inked round the edges with more vintage photo, but I felt it was too large, and ripped more off the edges, then decided I quite liked the white edges on the smaller piece. It was mounted onto a linen finish gold card cut using the window frames framelits die, also SU