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  • Getting the House Ready for Sale in COVID-19

    Getting the House Ready for Sale in COVID-19

    What a strange time it is. In Philadelphia, all non-essential businesses were closed in March, which included real estate transactions. When it first happened, everyone was a little freaked out about going anywhere. People were hoarding toilet paper and cleaning supplies.. not leaving their houses.. and it was impossible to really get anything done. I […]

  • Zero Dollar Update in my Basement Stairway

    Zero Dollar Update in my Basement Stairway

    Hello, it is day 58 of stay at home orders and we have been trying to stay busy, and trying to stay on track of finances! That’s why this week I decided to make a #ZERODOLLARUPDATE to my house!!! I love when I can use up materials that I have on hand AND transform a […]

  • How to Make a Hanging Pot Herb Garden

    How to Make a Hanging Pot Herb Garden

    I live in a rowhome in Philadelphia with a small teeny tiny backyard. It measures about 10 feet by 14′ and is surrounded by concrete pad and 3 concrete cinder block walls. I wanted to add a little warmth to the space by creating a feature wall with hanging plants. I saw Jenni Yolo at […]

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