Hi, I’m Phephe!
I have to admit, I have an addiction to creating. I’ve been in love with the creative arts for as long as I can remember.
In 2009, I started selling art online, which was the beginning of building my personal brand. I picked up how to position myself as “the creative person they knew” to get referral work time and time again.
With sales and marketing training, I built two businesses to utilize my talents to serve others.
Now, my mission is to inspire other creatives to follow their passions.
I CAN EXPLAIN…
As I said, I love to create, and there’s a valid explanation of why I do what I do.
My first love was drawing. I was a Visual Art major with SCPA at Chula Vista HS. I’ve continued to work on my craft through self-teaching and online learning.
I’m an active member of SCBWI and a past student of Children’s Academy and Storyteller Academy.
My second love became architecture. I earned my Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California in 2009, and practiced design over the years.
I currently run a boutique design practice, Brush Up Your Space™ for select clientele and service Real Estate investors/PMs for branding/marketing, interior design and architectural drafting.
As a result of my first two loves, a third was created: becoming an expert at branding real estate properties. My career started out in property management in 2009, understanding the value of a brand and marketing real estate.
Brush Up Your Brand™ offers branding and visual marketing services for real estate, specializing in student housing and short-term rentals.