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  • The Story of Pearl House

    The Story of Pearl House

    In early 2020 I sold my first property (the 203k renovation) and we moved into a rental apartment in mid 2020. By late 2020 I was bored and ready for another renovation property. I networked with my local real estate investing community and was able to find an off-market property in the West Philadelphia neighborhood […]

  • How to Create Faux Aged Ceramic Pots on a Budget

    How to Create Faux Aged Ceramic Pots on a Budget

    I’m always looking for unique pieces to style side tables, mantles, or open shelving. Whenever I stop into thrift stores (Goodwill!) I’m looking for pieces with unique shapes that are in style right now. Even if I hate the colors or the patterns, I know that as long as I have a good base I […]

  • I’m Just Here for the Boos

    I’m Just Here for the Boos

    Looking for simple Halloween decorations? Print out or cut out a clever Halloween quote! I love this little DIY piece I put together with my Cricut, but I will share with you how to make this even if you don’t have a Cricut! Thrift flips are one of my favorite kind of DIY projects. If […]

Hi! I’m Kristy Pedersen. I’m renovating houses in Philadelphia and sharing the process one step at a time.