While working at DeNovo Coffee in Tomball, Brooke Cegielski met her then-future husband, Robert Cegielski, who showed her his woodworking business.
Seeing potential in the scraps of material left behind, Cegielski began making jewelry.
“I started learning some things from him on the custom furniture side with his business and wanted to do something smaller,” Cegielski said. “I started doing jewelry and some things with ... wood and leather scraps that we had.”
Cegielski started making jewelry through her business Beautiful Bliss in June 2020, after which she applied for her first market and sold her products while working at DeNovo.
“I was bringing the earrings to the drive-thru, giving it to them with the coffee, so that was fun,” Cegielski said.
After nearly a year, Cegielski said she went full time with the business in April 2021. Over another year later, she opened her storefront along Main Street in September.
“Seeing the joy that it brought everyone to be here and celebrate together, it was perfect,” Cegielski said of the grand opening. “It was truly perfect.”
Inside, Beautiful Bliss features a large floral mural on one wall, while another wall is adorned with faux foliage and a “Hello Sunshine” neon sign.
“I want people to walk in and just be able to take a deep breath, a pause from all the hustle and bustle of the world,” Cegielski said. “That’s why I wanted the bright colors and nothing that feels overstimulating.”
When it comes to merchandise, the business sells a variety of homemade jewelry and home decor items both online and in person. Customers can buy products ranging from earrings and necklaces to cutting boards and baby announcement signs. And every Saturday, Cegielski can be found at the Tomball Farmers Market.
“Everything in here is built by my husband and I,” Cegielski said. “It’s a lot of work, but when you see the fruits of your labor and you see it all come together, it’s rewarding.”
Cegielski said she makes at least 200 jewelry pieces a week, using materials such as wood, leather, epoxy and metal.
“The epoxy resin ones are my favorite to make because I have a little more creative ability with those,” Cegielski said. “I have more control over the colors, the texture and things like that.”
Cegielski said the jewelry made with bright colors is among the most popular. Nearly all of the products in the store can be customized to be a specific color or include personalized text.
“On my keychains and signs, I’ve done anniversary dates or special coordinates, so all of those little memories,” Cegielski said. “And that’s what the special thing is to me. It’s not just selling a piece of furniture or a piece of jewelry—it’s the pieces that make people happy.”
310 E. Main St., Ste. B, Tomball
Hours: Tue.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed Sat.-Mon.; at Tomball Farmers Market Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.