I did an interview with the Etsy NY team and it’s now up on their blog. Head over there to read a little more about my inspiration and thoughts about my greeting card business and to enter a huge giveaway! I’m raffling off $100 of Cynla paper goods. Happy […]
Phew – we’re moving our home and studio in a bit. Moving is one of my least favorite things, but I’m paring down, simplifying, making decisions and starting anew.
Send me some good moving vibes! Or better yet, take advantage of my moving sale. Had your eye on my new Turtle Print? or […]
I’m so thrilled to announce that my cards will be at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston! I’ll have to go visit them soon. I went to college in Boston and this is truly a dream come true for me. Plan a museum trip, stop by the gift shop on […]
I accomplished a very big goal last week. I finally submitted my first project to the Global Talent Search by the amazing Lilla Rogers Studio. The theme was “Little Terrarium” and I had to create a design based on the creative brief. (The above sketch is […]
I woke up this morning, checked my email and my usual favorite paper blogs… and was so excited to find myself on Pretty Paper Things! If you aren’t familiar with her blog, Krissy features the most drool-worthy paper products and design. I have to stop myself from buying everything on […]
A quick photo from Day 1 of the National Stationery Show. My booth is all set up with my yellow walls, new logo and lots of greeting cards and paper goods. Met a lot of great people and shop owners so far! If you’re heading to the Javits this week, stop by and say […]
You may have noticed a new logo popping up.. I’m excited to announce a slight “refreshing” of my logo! I created my first cynla logo when I started my business and drew the first greeting cards. I remember thinking it was hard to create a logo […]
I have a spring bookmark for you! Free with any order from my etsy shop: www.cynla.etsy.com.. until they run out! They have a good hidden message and it makes me so happy to use.
I haven’t been reading as much (been doing a lot of computer work and […]
I’ve been mentioning the Fun A Day exhibit opening on Saturday. Now’s the time to figure out a ride, clear your afternoon and plan on coming! I’ll be there with 31 new ink drawings.
And a special release — The work above is a colored version of one of the drawings I […]
Hope you had a wonderful holiday! I don’t know if whirlwind or roller coaster is a better metaphor for the past couple weeks, but emotionally and physically I am spent. I’m taking the next couple days to reflect on the year, figure out my life and business plans for […]
I’m participating in Fun-A-Day Hudson Valley. You pick a project, do it every day in January, then show your work in a big group show. Like their facebook page here.. they need lots of likes!
I have been meaning to do “100 drawings” of something, or 100 blog posts about another […]
You can catch me at one more holiday fair for the season – December 7 (this Saturday) – the Hudson Valley Hullabaloo!
I’ll be there with holiday cards, gift tags, and PLENTY of greeting cards for all of your card-sending needs in 2014. Seriously.. put it on […]
It’s small business Saturday! Shop handmade & shop small. Here’s one place I know of: www.cynla.etsy.com.
But seriously, shopping small keeps the money in your communities, promotes small business entrepreneurs, and prevents big names, who will rename nameless, from taking over every street corner and […]
Pumpkin festival today! I hope you were wishing for no rain all week!
I’ll be at the Beacon waterfront today 12-5. Come say hi, see my cards in person, and enjoy some beautiful fall!
[This photo I lettered over was taken at Fishkill Farms Pumpkin patch by me.]
Oh my goodness, the rain coming down (on Monday) in the Hudson Valley… Reminds me that I have to put up a blog post so everyone can hope for good weather on Sunday. I’ll be doing another fair – the Pumpkin Festival in Beacon, NY. Mark your calendar, put on a phone alert, […]
I’m updating my shop every Friday & Saturday with new listings! It’s about time, right?
This week, I’m offering you some special deals. If you wanted to try out some cynla cards, now’s your time to stock up! $21 includes shipping and peace of mind that you will […]
Spent some restocking time with Kristy today at her store Clay, Wood & Cotton. It’s such a proud moment to see my cards on the racks — and especially nice to see her run out of them! New Rings (bottom right) sold […]
Sunday, I’ll be at the Suffern, NY street fair. 10-5.
Bring your upcoming holidays on a list! I’ll be bringing lots of cards and all of my best-sellers.
Here’s hoping for some sun!
I’m now on instagram! Follow me for some photos direct from the booth.
I’m doing another street fair in Suffern, NY this weekend! If you’re in the area, please stop by.
Sunday, Suffern, NY, 10-5.
Above are some photos of my booth. I learned a lot from the first fair last weekend: how to prep, what to bring, what customers […]
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about meHi! Thanks for visiting. Drawing and creating has become a way for me to de-stress. I'd like to do it more often. This is a space for me to share my art and inspiration, my card designs, and to remind myself to stress less.
My card business and moving outside of NYC [gasp] is a new adventure in my life and I'm happy to be able to share it with you. Feel free to drop me an email cindy [ at ] cynla.com, leave a comment or two, or visit my website (www.cynla.com) and shop (cynla.etsy.com).
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