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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DECEMBER 3, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Shade Sails of 2022

Harness the same look of a sail shade’s beauty and ingenuity at home. A shade sail is similar to a boat’s sail except it’s attached to a roof or an outdoor structure to form a canopy. Til...

DECEMBER 3, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Air Fresheners for the Home

From funky kitchen odors to rank bathroom smells, our homes can get pretty musty, especially in the fall and winter months. Air fresheners can improve our environment’s scent through chem...

DECEMBER 3, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Fence Paints for Your Home

Protect your fence from the elements and boost your home’s curb appeal with a coat of paint. Whether water-based or oil-based, the best fence paint should prevent mold, mildew, and rot in...

DECEMBER 2, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Shower Curtain Liners of 2022

A good shower curtain liner is akin to a superhero’s cape: almost indestructible and possessing special powers that enable you to save time, money, and avoid potential slips and falls whi...

DECEMBER 2, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Curtain Rods of 2022

Window treatments can make your home feel welcoming and add privacy. Before you select your drapes, you need to decide what kind of curtain rod you want to hang them on. Curtain rods are ...

DECEMBER 1, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Smart Light Switches of 2022

Swapping to smart switches can make a lot of sense. For one thing, you can boost your entire home’s energy efficiency since lights can be operated remotely via an app on your smartphone. ...

DECEMBER 1, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Key Finders for Locating Lost Sets

It’s all too easy to misplace keys and other important items as we go about our day. In addition to investing in a key lockbox, drain some anxiety from your day with a handy key finder. T...

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best USB Hubs for Your of Your Gadgets

Data is the real currency of the modern world. And with the proliferation of data-driven devices, keeping track of all your info can sometimes be a challenge. Enter USB hubs. Yes, it’s an...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Clothes Steamers for a Crisp Wardrobe

Clothes steamers have fast become the go-to alternative to ironing. Shop owners and fashion experts were once the primary users of these handy machines that rid clothes of both wrinkles a...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Bed Pillows for a Comfortable Sleep

A quality pillow does more than prop up your head; it provides ergonomic support for your entire body, whatever your preferred sleep position may be. When shopping for a new pillow, howev...