First, the layout:
I'd bought the top My Mind's Eye patterned paper because I loved it, but didn't have any coordinating paper to use with it. So, when I created my own patterned paper, I pulled my colours from it, so they would go together.
I used PTI cardstock (rustic cream, kraft), stamps (modern wood mats) & dies (half & half, alphabet block). The twine & brad are both My Mind's Eye.
Here are a few close-ups:
And the journaling:
And here's one of the cards I made:
And here's the other card:
I used some stamps from Botanical Silhouettes and Wonderful Words to create my sentiment, as well as a Love Lives Here die.
Thanks for looking!