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Before the coronavirus pandemic, my bathroom was an afterthought. But nothing makes you appreciate every inch of your 430-square-foot home than being told to avoid leaving it.
Since I bought and moved into my tiny, pre-war Brooklyn apartment in November 2018, I have used home decorating as a therapeutic tool. There is something innately soothing about it; a productive way to channel underutilized creative energy and create something visible and physical. So my first thought when we went into indefinite social distancing/self-quarantine in New York City was: What home DIY project can I dive into? Answer: the bathroom.
The couple who lived in my apartment before me did a beautiful job updating the place. But they, too, seem to have decided that they could update a few of the finishes and leave the