Get to know me a little bit better

Hi, I’m Jenniffer!

I’m the creative blogger + digital artist for Life is Messy and Brilliant. I started my blog in 2017 when I was in my senior of college. I was studying Biomedical Sciences but part of me was craving art.

Long story short, I failed a biology class which made me feel like a failure. I needed to find an outlet to get my confidence back. One day in 2017 I sat in my office chair, opened my computer, and started to create printables in Microsoft Word.

Quotes I live by:

  • “The mirror is my only competition”
  • “I’m not scared of a future that hasn’t happened yet”
  • “Treat others the way you want to be treated”
  • “Ask, the worst thing you can get is a no.”
  • “A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.”

Fun Facts About Me

  1. I love listening to Kpop and watching Korean and Chinese series.
  2. You will always find me reading books about vampires and werewolves
  3. I am Colombian, but people often think I’m Filipina.
  4. Spanish is my native language. English is my second language.
  5. Brunch is my favorite time of the day!
  6. My favorite colors are pink, blue, and white.
  7. My room looks like an office supply store, I love collecting pens!
  8. I went vegan and started buying cruelty-free products about 6 years ago after meeting my dog, Rocky.
  9. I love animals, but elephants are my favorites. They are gentle introvert giants.
  10. I don’t know where I see myself in 5 years, I live one day at a time.
  11. I’m addicted to quotes! I use them everywhere all the time.
  12. It’s ok if you don’t know what you want to be when you grow up, we all eventually figure it out.

Recent blog posts

“When you’re struggling with something, look at all the people around you and realize that every single person you see is struggling with something, and to them, it’s just as hard as what you’re going through.”
— Nicholas Sparks (Dear John)