When they first saw it, “our place,” an estate sale, had but a single bedroom and bath. Subsequently, walls were relocated or eliminated to carve out a nursery, a second full bath and an office that doubles as guest quarters. Pocket doors were installed to create private nooks and to maximize floor space; the ceilings were raised three feet, and a long wall in the kitchen acquired a veneer of thin brick. (It fools everybody.)
“We designed this apartment within an inch of its life,” Ms. Levy said. But really in the best possible way: It is well thought out without appearing studied or precious. And because Ms. Levy is a bit of a neat freak, there is a place for everything and everything in its place.
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The neutral-toned furniture — some new, some picked up at flea markets or found through a moms’ group on Facebook — is a pleasing backdrop for art and knickknacks like the vintage ice bucket and the brass urn that holds a plant.
“It’s all about the mix,” Ms. Levy said. “If you have too many of any one thing it starts to feel either too dated or too modern and cold.”
A fellow cast member in the London production of “Ghost,” Adebayo Bolaji, was also an artist, Ms. Levy learned. She and Mr. Reiser bought one of his paintings; it hangs on the wall outside their bedroom.
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