Andréana Lefton

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andréana Lefton is a writer and educator, focusing on human rights and creating spaces of refuge—in our homes and communities. As a documentary researcher, she has freelanced with The Guardian as well as NPR- and BBC-affiliates. She’s written for On Being, the United Nations, and many non-profit clients in the US, UK, Europe, and Middle East. All that she knows of garden care and interior design she learned from her artistic mother, Jacqueline. She now applies these skills to her life in Chattanooga, TN, where home is an urban art studio with books piled everywhere. Read more at www.aelefton.org and follow her on Twitter.

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MARCH 26, 2020 | THURSDAY
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MARCH 18, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
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MARCH 13, 2020 | FRIDAY
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MARCH 12, 2020 | THURSDAY
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MARCH 10, 2020 | TUESDAY
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Bring back your favorite decade—but with a twist—by coating a few walls with one of these 7 retro colors that have been remixed for the 21st century.

MARCH 9, 2020 | MONDAY
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MARCH 2, 2020 | MONDAY
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FEBRUARY 24, 2020 | MONDAY
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FEBRUARY 13, 2020 | THURSDAY
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Transform both your home and your health with smart home improvements, large and small.