The dark brown background was influenced by Katie Pertiet "Friends" layout.
My photo is from dh family album. On the back it says "Howard didn't want to have his picture taken" I love his cute pouty face!
With a little research of the postcard back, I dated it to early 1900's.

Papers, rick rack, stitches, frame and letter h, from:
Botanist9 kit by Katie Pertiet.

Old letter and torn paper and corner stamp, mine.
Clocks from a clock catalogue.