Lonny Magazine Feature!

Thank you, Lonny Magazine!  Ken and I are so excited (and can’t believe) that we were featured in their June magazine.  The piece was on young families that try to make their homes hip and chic, while also family-friendly and functional.

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My favorite picture of the photo shoot!

The article featured both our New York apartment, and our home in Pound Ridge, NY, which the Natoris have owned for more than 25 years (Ken’s parents just completed building another home on the property).  We have spent the past few months redoing and redecorating the house, and are so excited with how it turned out.

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Cruz’s bedroom in NYC; my favorite room in our whole apartment. The colors and patterns bring such happiness and joy to the room, and to us!

We worked with 2 amazing interior decorators.  Nicki Hill Rose helped us with the first renovation in New York (pre-Cruz), and Allison Tick did the second renovation (pre-Zoe), and the full project in Pound Ridge. We would not have been able to do it without their help!

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Our bedroom in NYC, not shy of vibrant colors.

We are so thrilled with how everything turned out.  The article has a lot more pictures (32 pages!) so please check it out and support Lonny!

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Pound Ridge, NY. Master bedroom. Love the LOVE.

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Pound Ridge living room, outside. And yes, hello plastic red and yellow airplane. (Cruzzie loves this plane so much he sleeps with it every night. No joke. He cuddles it like a teddy bear. Safe to say he is a dedicated airplane lover).

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Cruz’s teepee, Pound Ridge guest room. I found the teepee on etsy and love it more than Cruzzie does. If I go missing, that is where I will be…huddled up in the teepee with a jar of peanut butter and some babka.

Thanks to the amazing Lonny team!  To read the whole feature, go here.

Anika Yael Natori, aka, The Josie Girl

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  1. AMAZING! Holy moley. That is a serious feature. Wonderful pictures and thank you for sharing.

  2. Congratulations! That is a really neat feature. I love the decor. I wish I had an escape like that!

  3. I love reading Lonny. Best home decor publication out there. Tell your contacts there that they need to print actual magazineS!

  4. I love how your son looks so grumpy in these professional pictures, but so happy in the pictures you take. Classic 3 year old.

  5. Your designer Ali looks ridiculous. Thanks so much for sharing, am definitely going to look her up!

  6. You have 2 beautiful homes. Your family is so happy. I love that coat rack. Would you happen to have the source for it? Thanks.

  7. I’m in home decor, and this article and all of the decor is stunning. Perfect family pics too!

    • Thanks, Heidi-ho! Isnt the teepee place a perfect place for a babka feast?

  8. Great Pictures! What wonderful taste you have,you did a great job. You guys are just the coolest. Enjoy the summer.

  9. Lovely home! Would you mind sharing the wall paint colors for the rooms pictured?

      • Oh thank you! Would love to know the wall colors for… Cruz’s room in NYC, Pound Ridge entryway and the room with that awesome blue wallpaper panel (wherever did that come from?). Oh and the master bedroom with the LOVE pillow!

        • The wallpaper is a wallpaper from Christian Lacroix. Stay tuned for the rest!

          • Cruz’s bedroom in NYC- BM #867, GLACIER LAKE
            ALL of Pound Ridge IS BM CLOUD WHITE, #967

  10. Hello from Sweden! Love your house (and Lonny Magazine of course!) Am curious about the lovely wall paint colors in the Manhattan living room, Cruz bedroom and the master bedroom?

    • Hi to you in Sweden (my parents met and married in Sweden):

      MBR in Manhattan: Walls: BM Fantasy Blue (716)

      LR: BM Shale 861 eggshell

      Cruz’s bedroom is wallpaper, surprisingly.
      Let me know if you have any other questions!

      Thanks for reading!

  11. Hello again…where are those prints from in your NYC Master Bedroom…LOVE the one of NYC! Must get for my hubs! And the NYC Master Bedroom bedcover?? Just love that room and that blue! Much appreciated…

  12. Loved the article in Lonny! What color did you use for the walls in the Manhattan living room?

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