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Ep 253: Bringing Your Unique Artistic Vision to Life Is Not A Piece of Cake with Albena Petrova

Unconventional Life with Jules Schroeder

Release Date: 12/28/2020

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I highly recommend heading straight to our website at unconventionallifeshow.com to see our guest's incredible work for this week's episode. Albena Petrova, born in Bulgaria, was raised in a family of artists. Her passion for cakes began after she got her diploma from Pearson School of Culinary Arts in Montreal, specializing in Pastry Making. She uses her unique artistic vision to bring cakes to life and cakes with a message. Attention to details is a vital part of her work. And as her skills progressed, she can design cakes according to her customers' visions and dreams. Topics Discussed in...

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I highly recommend heading straight to our website at unconventionallifeshow.com to see our guest's incredible work for this week's episode.

Albena Petrova, born in Bulgaria, was raised in a family of artists. Her passion for cakes began after she got her diploma from Pearson School of Culinary Arts in Montreal, specializing in Pastry Making.

She uses her unique artistic vision to bring cakes to life and cakes with a message. Attention to details is a vital part of her work. And as her skills progressed, she can design cakes according to her customers' visions and dreams.

Topics Discussed in this Episode

  • Why she chose cake as her medium to express art
  • How she started Albena Cake Design
  • What she feels about starting a career at age 37
  • How to distinguish yourself in a unique way in a market that is already popular
  • How she goes about her creative process

More from Albena

Follow her on Facebook at Albena Petrova

Follow her Instagram @albenacakedesign

Visit her website at albenacakedesign.com

Resources Mentioned

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

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