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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OCTOBER 17, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Bed Frames for Support and Elevation

A good night’s sleep is the foundation of a healthy life, and the foundation of a good night’s sleep is your bed frame. While consumers tend to give a lot of attention to their mattress c...

OCTOBER 15, 2020 | THURSDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s 2020 “Take Back Your Yard” Giveaway with LawnMaster today!

As the trees turn red and gold, thoughts turn to yard upkeep. Power through falling leaves, grass clippings, and debris of all sorts with LawnMaster. Their innovative line of No-Pull™ lea...

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila’s $2,000 Love Your Living Room Giveaway with VASAGLE

Your living room is where life happens. From entertaining guests (at a safe distance, of course) to curling up with a good book, your furnishings should reflect your personal style—and ad...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Area Rugs for Your Home

Whether you have wall-to-wall carpeting or genuine hardwood floors, nothing adds warmth and character to a home like an area rug. Rugs—distinguished from carpeting as smaller, portable, a...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Wallpapers of 2022

Forget the grandmotherly chintz. Innovative materials, vibrant colors, and designer patterns make today’s wallpaper a thing of beauty and sophistication. Not all wallpaper is created equa...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Beach Chairs for Seaside Lounging

Ah, the beach, where you can sit on the sand and chill to the sound of the waves. But don’t settle for laying on a towel. Up your comfort factor with a beach chair so you skip the sandy g...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila's $3,500 Ultimate Fall Project Laser Giveaway with Kapro Tools

Fall is here and with it, the season for home improvement. Any time you tackle a project, large or small, there is one thing you will definitely need: precise measurements. However, tradi...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Linen Sheets for Clean, Crisp Bedding

It’s no wonder the ancient Egyptians revered linen cloth. Traditionally woven from flax fibers, linen is durable, absorbent, and fast-drying. Its cooling, hypoallergenic properties make i...

AUGUST 31, 2020 | MONDAY
Bob Vila’s $3,000 “Inside and Out” Fall Cleaning Giveaway with HOOVER

Every season has its rhythm. In fall, there’s a sense of purpose in the air. It’s time to organize, declutter, and clean from top to bottom, inside your house and out. All that cleaning c...

AUGUST 21, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Reusable Straws to Use at Home and On the Go

Americans use more than 100 million single-use plastic straws per year, most of which end up in a landfill. Reusable straws are an eco-friendly alternative. Of course, among reusable stra...