Leila Nichols Leila Nichols is a prop stylist based near San Francisco. Throughout her career, she's worked with many notable brands, publications, and photographers, including Amazon, Sephora, Parents, and Better Homes & Gardens. Leila graduated from Vassar College, then continued her education at the California Institute of the Arts where she received a masters in fine arts. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.