(mini) sneak peek: lena corwin


We have a little extra peek this morning! Lena Corwin is giving us a glimpse into her home in Fort Green, Brooklyn. Lena’s been a little busy lately — she has a fantastic new book of hand-drawn Maps (don’t miss the book giveaway) and a new baby — so she’s made sure that her home is a particularly calm oasis with mostly white walls and light, natural woods with a few splashes of color. Honestly, I feel a little calmer just scrolling through the photos! Thanks, Lena! — Amy A.

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  1. LOVE LOVE the moldings!! and those beautiful hardwood floors!! Great use of space! Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Hanna says:

    The crib looks to be this one from Ikea:
    http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60091931

  3. Lena says:

    i wrote a comment this morning, but it doesn’t look like it posted.

    thanks for the really nice comments everyone!

    – the space saving toaster is the “bagel best’ by sanyo

    – the bed is from crate & barrel

    – the paint in the living room is farrow & ball

    – the big basket was from the brooklyn flea

    – the crib is kiea

    – the fish mobile is flensted

  4. Eva Lindeman says:

    what a cool place!

  5. Rikke says:

    Wow – what a beautiful and warm home. Love the wood and the simple look. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Emily says:

    Lovely home Lena! Where did you find the wooden activity-bar in the crib?

  7. Liz says:

    Super lovely use of light. I wonder if you could tell us what shelving and cutting table you have in your kitchen.

  8. Phillylass says:

    Gorgeous! What’s the paint used in the work room? It’s perfect.

  9. chantal says:

    I LOVE the paint color behind the metal shelved. What color is it? So lovely!!

  10. Beaufitul baby’s room !!!
    La chambre du bébé est merveilleuse!!!
    La habitacion del bebé es preciosa!

  11. Lovely space in my old home town, but that last photo is a perfect example of why I moved to California!!!!!

  12. charlene says:

    those floors, those windows, that ROCKER! *swoon*

  13. angelica says:

    oh this is a lovely home!

  14. Julian Hazlett says:

    Lena, I love your home.

  15. lindsay says:

    hi Lena, do you know the name of your bed from Crate & Barrel? Thanks!

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