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Inspiring Conversations with Chrystle Cadet of Bling Apples

Today we’d like to introduce you to Chrystle Cadet. 

Hi Chrystle, it’s an honor to have you on the platform. Thanks for taking the time to share your story with us – to start maybe you can share some of your backstories with our readers?
Bling Apples started with a request from my best friend to do custom apples for her mother’s party. I’d never done this before and I responded “I have no clue how to make those.” She simply replied, “I believe in you.” Although I had no knowledge on the subject, I was creative enough to figure it out. YouTube became my best friend! Although not perfect, I didn’t do too bad for my first time. From there I received requests from my sister-in-law, other family members, and eventually strangers who came across my work. From those requests, Bling Apples was born! Our growth was completely organic. I never actually set out to form a treat business, it just kind of happened. But I am grateful that it did… 

We all face challenges, but looking back would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
The journey has been rewarding although there have be some challenges along away. The balancing act between parenting a toddler and perfecting my craft has been the most difficult part, to say the least. Both require a great degree of time and patience. I often feel guilty when creating treats interferes with playtime. I try to find ways to incorporate both, like letting her dip and decorate her own treats as I complete my orders. 

Alright, so let’s switch gears a bit and talk business. What should we know?
Bling Apples specializes in custom apples and treats! We are most known for our candied apples. Quality sets us apart in addition to our delicious taste, personalization, and bling options. We offer custom boxes, toppers, and specialty items, which tend to be a huge hit for weddings, graduations, birthdays, etc. 

Not only that, I believe our customer service sets us apart also. Ultimately, our customers come first and customer satisfaction is our highest priority. Our goal to make sure each customer is proud of their decision to do business with Bling Apples. 

What has been the most important lesson you’ve learned along your journey?
Stay in my lane! I cannot constantly compare myself to others, otherwise, I’m bound to crash. I’ve also learned to be flexible. There are multiple paths to success, everyone’s path will look different. I have to make my decisions based on what’s best for my brand and family. 

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