I’m on Etsy Wholesale today! So excited to be on the homepage in their Fresh Finds.
Speaking of wholesale, I just heard that one of my shops will be closing. It really is a gorgeous shop and I’m really sad to see it go. I’m sharing this because of my hope that more […]
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 […]
There are a lot of people in my life that I can honestly say make the world a better place to be a part of. I’ve been seriously thinking about what that means to me lately. I can’t wait to send this card out.
It’ll be available soon as part of my Spring release. […]
My top sellers of 2014 are my Fireflies Card and Brighter Place. I really enjoyed making these two designs. When I first moved out of the city, I couldn’t get over how many fireflies there were. They really are a magical thing — Seeing fireflies (and stars) is one of those things that never […]
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 […]
Some dental postcards I created for San Ramon Dental. My favorite is the whitening one. I crack myself up everytime I look at this invisalign postcard – yes that is a tooth guy with a brace attached to it.. with his friend trying to convince him to get the invisible […]
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 […]
The 4th card in my series of Classic Kitchen appliances. I’ve had this coffeepot for years. It started leaking (just a little and only sometimes) so it had a plate under it for the last couple months. My mother-in-law just bought me a fancy, wonderful coffee maker that has the coffee magically inside and […]
I could probably eat ice cream every day. If I invite people to go with me, then it’s ok…
Part of my new Get-Together series of skinny flat notes. There is space to write a short note on the front and lots of space on the back.
This card will be debuting at the […]
My Japanese mom had this old rice cooker she used while I was growing up. It has always made perfect rice and the ding announces when dinner is ready. When I went off to college, she decided to upgrade and I dragged it to my dorms with heavy bags of Japanese rice. I […]
Brunch and dessert both have to be in the top 10 of my favorite things. These are part of a new series of skinny flat notes that I made. They have space on the front and back to write and come with a mint envelope. All of my NSS previews can be seen in […]
That’s right. A crockpot card. Have a warm and happy birthday. Part of a series I’m doing of classic kitchen appliances and foods. These are inspired by my mom’s vintage kitchen. She had this vintage crockpot that she didn’t give up until the bottom finally just dropped out. Sweet n sour meatballs all […]
Here are some photos from the Bazaar-On-Hudson. My friend Aileen never forgets to take pictures – I’ll have to remember to take some good ones next time as well. (She’s in the 3rd photo with me – Thanks Aileen!) Thank you to everyone who came out and […]
I’ll be participating in the Bazaar on Hudson market on Sunday.. and many Sundays after that. Hopefully they’ll be some nice weather and some new cards you’ve never seen before! I finished the Hudson Valley cards and prints (above) just in time for the market. See them in person on Sunday!
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 […]
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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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