With privacy and luxury in place, how does the actress, wife, and mother of two use her retreat?
“I can be here for 12 hours in a day,” answers Marcia, “so I use it for everything—eating, sleeping, time on the computer—but most important, for squeezing in some sacred family time. Yesterday my desk became a changing table while the girls were visiting. The lush curtains were perfect for their naptime.”
Photograph: Joe Schmelzer
Lamp (“Robin’s Egg Lamp’’): Lamp Works Inc., 847/295-7600, trade only. Available for $360, through Grace Home Furnishings, 310/476-7176.
Chair (“Dining Chair’’ #7841, $2,296, by Thomas Pheasant): Baker, 800/592-2537, bakerfurniture.com.
Desk (“Montauk Writing Desk,’’ $2,800); daybed (“Sutton Place,’’ $6,800); daybed fabric (teal velvet); pillow (“Posey,’’ by Ankasa); box pillow ($95); drapery trim (teal velvet); porcelain cup and saucer; aqua coffee tables; tray tables; silver coffee service and tray; scented candles; wall sconces: Grace Home Furnishings, 310/476-7176.
Drapery and wall panel (“Heart’s Journey’’/Shadow): Robert Allen, 800/333-3777, robertallendesign.com, trade only.