Hi there, Sweet Friends, I’m Cynthia Nessel, the founder and editor of Create with Cynthia. While you are looking around, my hope is that you will be inspired to create with me. I started this website to show off my favorite vintage furniture makeovers and diy home decor projects. I love showing you how I decorating for the seasons. Whether you’re re-designing your front porch or your dining room table, the process is such a thrill. I love sharing tips and step-by-step tutorials for my readers. And of course, I love bragging about my Little Family of Five.
Finding junk on the side of the road and repurposing it into useful decor is what I love to do. Creating seasonal home decor keeps me busy when there is no junk to be found!
This space is an expression of who I am and what I love to do. ❤
I write about my favorite things and make videos about my favorite projects using products which I believe to be top notch. All in hopes that I can inspire you to Create With Me!
My dream is to continue to partner with Brands to showcase their products on the blog and in my videos.
The Red Door Antiques, Vintage & More!
Beginning in May 2021, you can find me in the The Red Door, Antiques, Vintage & More in Elk Grove, California. I will be primarily selling and teaching classes with Iron Orchid Design products. I no longer have an online store, but you can call The Red Door to place an order of any Iron Orchid Design products.
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 11-5, Sunday 11-4, Closed Monday & Tuesday
Call us to make purchases or with questions:
If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can join me for one of my live crafting workshops in the Central Valley of California. Whether you’re looking to master a hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, I’m here to help!
Although I started this crazy website of mine in April of 2015, with the assistance of Chantilly Patino my website was redesigned in July of 2018. I can’t take credit for all of its beauty.
After spending over 20 years in the Corporate World as an Human Resources Recruiter for companies like Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Health Care and University of California, San Francisco, I finally escaped Cubicle Nation to work on my Website and You Tube Channel Full Time.
Walt Disney said it right when he said, “All Our Dreams Can Come True, If We Have The Courage To Pursue Them.”
Together, with my two boys (Luke and Troy) and our adorable pups (a Havanese named Oreo and a King Charles Cavalier named Sofy), I continue to work on this new chapter of my 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.