My name is Nicole and I am the founder and blogger at Faedra.

Faedra is my scrapbook. It is my space to explore modern homemaking and the stories of the vintage objects I treasure.

As a mom of two young kids, I am always searching for ways to bring creativity into our home. My son is a budding food blogger and video game designer, and my daughter is a multimedia artist. This blog is my personal creative endeavor. It is where I write about the things I love – the things that have mattered to me since I was a child, roaming antique shows. There is nothing like combining vintage art, color, and texture to create a unique and welcoming space.

This is a black and white picture of blogger Nicole Leigh wearing a vintage prairie dress in the redwood forest.

My Family

Most Important

A Cup of Tea

every Morning

Brontë & Austen

Read on Repeat

Vintage Hunting

All the Time

Collecting vintage is collecting stories, living in a mindful and sustainable way, and living beautifully.

I was raised by an antique dealer, roaming thrift stores and antique markets, and discovering the stories behind abandoned objects. Today, we know that vintage shopping and conscientious consumerism are essential to the health of our planet. Opting out of the fast fashion and decor worlds is a decision all individuals can make to have a positive impact on the environment. In addition to having a positive impact on the environment, a vintage life is infused with stories and beauty. The choice to shop vintage is the choice to embrace a sustainable and creative life. If these things matter to you, you are in the right place. At Faedra, I explore vintage stories and revel in their beauty. 

Connect with me!

You can find me on Instagram @FaedraFlower. I take pictures and videos of my latest finds and of the flowers I encounter on my long walks. Stop by and follow along on my vintage-hunting adventures!

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