Andreana 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 19, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Duct Tape for Household Repairs

If you’ve heard the expression “like water off a duck’s back,” you may be surprised to learn that it was the original inspiration for duct tape. This durable, cloth-backed tape was origin...

MARCH 15, 2020 | SUNDAY
Enter Bob Vila's $3,000 Complete Yard Care Giveaway with Greenworks today!

We’ve survived winter, and now it’s time to prep for spring. What better way to welcome the season than with a complete yard and garden reboot. We’ve got just the tools for you, and, than...

FEBRUARY 29, 2020 | SATURDAY
Enter Bob Vila's $3,000 Fireclay Kitchen Sink Giveaway with Bocchi today!

For practical, lasting luxury, look no further than a fireclay kitchen sink. The perfect blend of classic and contemporary home styling, farmhouse sinks, made of resilient fireclay, are m...

FEBRUARY 15, 2020 | SATURDAY
Enter today! Bob Vila’s $4,000 Clean Water, Healthy Home Giveaway with Aquasana

Few things can impact our health as much as water. Our bodies are almost 70% water, and having clean, safe, tap water is a luxury we often take for granted. But how clean is our household...

FEBRUARY 9, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Solar Path Lights for Your Lawn and Garden

Many homeowners strive to enjoy their outdoor space as much as possible, whether that means reading on the porch late into the evening, cooking on the patio after dark, or playing lawn ga...

FEBRUARY 3, 2020 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Increase Humidity in a Dry House

Q: During the winter, the central heating in our home makes the air super dry. Not only do my nasal passages get inflamed, this year, I’m pretty sure that drops in temperature and humidit...

JANUARY 31, 2020 | FRIDAY
Enter Bob Vila's 3rd Annual $5,000 Bathroom Remodel Giveaway with Badeloft today!

We spend up to an hour in the bathroom each day – so why not make this space beautiful, functional, and luxurious? From tubs and faucets to countertops and accessories, Badeloft has all t...

JANUARY 15, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Enter today! Bob Vila's $5,000 "New Year, New You" Mattress Giveaway with Ashley HomeStore

Who doesn’t feel like a new person after a good night’s sleep? Sadly, too often we make do with old mattresses and inadequate support. Everyone should have a chance to feel energized and ...

JANUARY 15, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Snow Shovels for Clearing Driveways

Removing snow from your driveway the old-fashioned way might not be fun, but it's a good-for-the-earth way to clean up those wintry messes. Not all methods of ice and snow are removal are...

DECEMBER 31, 2019 | TUESDAY
Enter today! Bob Vila's $3,000 Get Organized! Giveaway with CleverMade

This year, cross “get organized” off your to-do list. With CleverMade’s Home Essentials, your home and  garage will function better and look their best, thanks to collapsible crates, laun...