Thursday, April 7, 2011

Hair Bows aren't just for Little Girls

I don't know why having a full time job makes me super productive, I guess because I feel like I have less time to do everything I want to do. I have been making these hair bow bobby pins like crazy and I am in love with how little and delicate they are. I am mostly making them for a wholesale order, but will be putting some in my shop.
(Or, if you want some, you can email me amount and color and I can do a custom order. I have just about every color leather/suede.)
Anyways, I love wearing little bitties in my hair, and these bows are pretty perfect! And they keep my fingers busy. (My house is still a mess though, but honestly, who cares!)
So, today, my second day in the bakery, was part a success and part a nervous wreck. I went into it feeling really nervous again and kind of frustrated. I feel like starting anew job makes you question your abilities and feel like a newbie at stuff you have been doing for years. For example, I have been decorating cakes for a long time. I think I'm pretty capable of basic decorating techniques, but with the other lady staring at me and pulling tool out of my hand (thanks, I already have a Mom...) I get super frustrated. The thing is, I am replacing someone who has been a pastry chef for 25+ years. I have been alive only 25+ years. I am not, and will not be, the last guy. I know he taught her everything she knows, but there is a reason they hired someone new and young. They hired me because of stuff like this:
And YES, I know I need to bring my good camera to work and not my shitty cell phone camera. But seriously, How freaking cute. I love little miniatures, and these chocolate covered strawberry miniature bride and groom make me so happy. I sent this photo to Dougie while we were both at work. I hope he didn't get the wrong idea...right idea...wrong idea. haha!

I'm going to get my fingers busy again while my boy is out skateboarding!!
xo,
Bec

10 comments:

  1. those strawberries are awesome.

    as are the little bows...

    you've got talent!

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  2. If I could eat that picture of strawberries, I would. Good luck with the new job! I hope the transition smooths out.

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  3. i really like the bows and the little woodgrain cut out you put them on!! although i have to admit i was kind of expecting a photo of monster wearing them with that blog title ;) hold it down at work girl! i've had similar experiences with training people in coffee... it's like no i get it, you do know something but i'm here to teach you something new... guuh. those strawberries are fun as is the "wrong idea... right idea.. wrong idea" comment haha!! <3 you

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  4. I don't even like strawberries and I want to eat those.

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  5. love the bows & the strawberries are definitely adorable!

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  6. i love the bows, i loveee your creations! what a perfect job for you Beca!!! also, i got my AMAZING new clutch!!! i LOVE it!!! and as you know about the dark clouds my way-- it made my day! absolutely. thank you! i'll send a thank you your way soon ;) xoxoxo

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  7. those hair pins are so cute!

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  8. thanks and thanks and thanks!

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  9. Ohhh, so cute!! LOVE the bows (and their display on the wood card) and the strawberries and accompanying comment are very sweet :) I want the pink & silver hairbows. Trying to decide if I can get away with buying them (I'm still out of work although I am trying very hard to change that!).
    xox.

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  10. OH, PS, wholesale order, yay!!

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