Andreana Lefton


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 and follow her on Twitter.

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JUNE 30, 2020 | TUESDAY
Enter Bob Vila's $4,800 "Power To Do It All" Giveaway with CRAFTSMAN today!

Whether you’re building a deck, updating your kitchen, or getting your yard in shape, you need a set of tools you can rely on. That’s why CRAFTSMAN designed the V20* System of cordless, b...

JUNE 28, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Shower Caddies for Corralling Bathroom Clutter

Whether your daily shower is an energizing morning necessity or a relaxing evening ritual, you want the experience to be pleasurable, simple, and safe. Unfortunately, a bunch of bath prod...

JUNE 16, 2020 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila's $2,500 Home Safety Giveaway with Daich Coatings

Your home is your safe haven. Especially these days, as the world gets more unpredictable, you want your home to work for you, not against you. One of the easiest ways to boost home safet...

JUNE 5, 2020 | FRIDAY
Buyer's Guide: The Best Tower Fans

Many people use a fan to assist in circulating indoor air and increasing comfort. Of all the different types of fans that exist on the market—window, pedestal, box, and wall-mount varieti...

MAY 31, 2020 | SUNDAY
Enter Bob Vila's 2020 Reboot Your Home Office Giveaway with VASAGLE today!

Staying in? For many of us, home has become the place we do everything, from schooling our kids to keeping up with work. If your home office needs an affordable reboot, we’ve got just the...

MAY 28, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Sponges for Your Household

Sponges are an ancient solution to everyday cleaning and hygiene needs. The Greeks and Romans used sea sponges—real living creatures—for bathing and housekeeping. In modern times, sea spo...

MAY 28, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Bidets for the Bathroom

Use less toilet paper and change up your hygiene routine by adding a bidet to your bathroom. This simple fixture attaches to your toilet or shower, providing a dedicated stream of water f...

MAY 21, 2020 | THURSDAY
Buyer's Guide: The Best Natural Cleaning Products

Going “all natural” to protect your family is a noble goal—one that's not always easy to achieve. Many products claim to be “natural,” “eco-friendly,” or “non-toxic,” but the cleaning ind...

MAY 21, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Dish-Drying Racks for the Kitchen

A dish-drying rack simplifies your kitchen clean-up routine by giving you a place to set clean dishes and utensils to air dry. The best ones also minimize the possibility of dishware bein...

MAY 15, 2020 | FRIDAY
Enter Bob Vila's 2020 Humidity-Be-Gone Giveaway with Santa Fe today!

Beat the heat and humidity, and make your home a comfortable nest all year long. This month, we’re excited to bring you our 2nd annual Humidity-Be-Gone Giveaway with Santa Fe. Banish humi...