"This is a 'before' shot of our bedroom. We liked the nautical feel with the blue walls and the seagull photograph by Corey Arnold, but the room felt a little drab in the winter. Since I work from home, I spend a LOT of time in the bedroom, so we wanted to brighten things up and make it cheerier."
You and your husband are both writers with a young child. And you recently redecorated. How do you make it work in the expensive West Village?
"Our secret to making it work is our good friend Jenny Komenda, who is an incredible interior decorator. She is a genius at finding shabby vintage furniture and, with sanding or a fresh coat of paint, transforming them into beautiful pieces. She also pulls off amazing DIY projects -- like our window shades, duvet cover, and even the tufted headboard! She has definitely made our little old apartment feel like a home."
Photographed by Oh Darling! Photography.