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On this week’s episode

  • On this week’s episode of You Have a Cool Job, meet Kristina Thayer, a modern candle-maker. Kristina owns Candelaria, an artisan boutique for candles and other locally-made crafts located in the Santa Fe Art District of Denver. She shares her background with candles, and why she decided to open her own store.
  • Kristina works with local artisans who are able to sell their work in her store, and hosts classes for candle making, painting, embroidering, and more.
  • She explains why connecting with the community is important to her, and discusses her charity project, Burn Brightly. Kristina also talks about the location aspect of a boutique store like hers, and how her location works for her customer needs.

About the show

You Have a Cool Job is a podcast hosted by Taylor Sienkiewicz from Peterson’s. The show highlights professionals who have a unique, interesting, uncommon, or otherwise cool job.

Our goal is to motivate you and show how interesting, fulfilling, and anything-but-average your career can be, and we’ll do this by talking with people who took a path less traveled. We ask these fascinating individuals how they got to where they are in their career based on their education, experience, and influences;  why they love their job; and lots more.

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Candles setting at Candelaria.