Photographed by Amy Bartlam for Ae Design.
Pitch A Tent
Elbaum offers up sage advice for decorating parents. "Make it functional first," she says. "It is a space that has to operate for the small child living in it, and for the (often very tired) parents. It's easy to add color and warmth through paint, wallpaper and rugs, but first make sure that you have everything else in a place."

Lindsay Cowles Wallpaper; Serena & Lily Daybed; Etsy Teepee; World Market Sheepskin; Pottery Barn Kids Baskets; McGee & Co. Pendant Light; Client's Own Toys.