Hi, I’m Cynthia Nessel, the founder and editor of Create with Cynthia, a DIY craft and blog, where I share tips and step-by-step tutorials for vintage enthusiasts. This space is an expression of who I am and what I love to do. ❤
I also sell high quality vintage milk paints, chalk and clay paints, decor transfer, stamps, moulds, handmade decor and restored furniture pieces. And I’m an ambassador for Essential Stencil, the maker of gorgeous farmhouse stencils.
As a host for A Makers’ Studio, I teach passionate makers how to create gorgeous vintage decor projects. If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can join me for one of my live crafting workshops. Whether you’re looking to master a hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, I’m here to help!
A New Journey
I recently went through some important life changes, which gave me the opportunity to pursue more of my passion projects.
Creating this website and online store has been a big dream of mine. I’ve been fortunate to find a space in Redwood City, California to sell my handmade creations and furniture restoration projects, as well as be a Retailer of my favorite products; Debi’s Design Diary DIY Paint, Iron Orchid Designs, and Sweet Pickin’s Milk Paint, just to name a few. You can watch my Video on the store here.
Together, with my two boys (Luke and Troy) and our adorable pups (a Havanese named Oreo and a King Charles Cavalier named Sofy), I began a new chapter of life. What would life be like without those that you love? These four get me out of bed each morning and provide exactly what I need to gain a sense of happiness and fulfillment.
Through my creative endeavors, my hope is that you’ll be inspired to create with me, whatever that may be.