I’m so delighted to share Something Pretty’s makeover today! While the look and feel are very similar to my previous design, there are a few subtle changes, as well as a some fun new features. Here’s a little overview of what’s new!
The top navigation bar: This is where you’ll find some of the most important pages on the site. The bar moves with you as you scroll, so it’ll always be super easy to head back to Home, find my About page, or contact me. I also included my Daily Reads (maybe more for me than for y’all? Regardless, head over there if you ever feel like checking out some of my favorite blogs!), and a new Shop page–more on that below!
The header navigation bar: This is where you can easily find posts by category. I included Style, Celebrations, Weddings, and Lifestyle, since those are the four things I blog about most (or have blogged about most, or will be blogging about most, depending on the category!). Weddings has a landing page, as well as a dropdown menu where you can choose from My Wedding, Real Weddings (from Something Pretty’s past life as a wedding blog), and Inspiration Boards (ditto). While I don’t post much in the Wedding category anymore (with the exception of my wedding, which I’m excited to share more about soon!!), it’s where my blog started, so it’s important to me that it’s all still there for y’all to see. Lifestyle has a dropdown menu as well, which includes Home, Travel, and Fitness.
The Style page: This is one of the biggest reasons I decided to redesign! I’ve learned over the last few months and through diving into my PowerSheets that I feel called to share a lot more style content on Something Pretty. I know there are a bajillion fashion blogs out there, and for a long time, I thought I couldn’t possibly add to that space, but I’ve realized that I do bring something unique to the table: 1. I think fashion is fun, but it’s so far from the most important thing in the world. 2. Wearing something that is trendy is not important. Wearing something that makes me feel comfortable, confident, and true to my identity as a daughter of God is. 3. Going to my closet can be a joyful part of every day! With all that said, my goal is to post a new outfit every week, and I sincerely hope these posts are fun and encouraging to read. You’ll find them all at a glance on the Style page, which then links to a straightforward, shop-able post and a link to the original blog post. I’m so excited to add to this page!
The Shop page: Between searching for ideas for my own content and reading tons of other blogs, I’m always finding unique items and new things I love. Now, I’m housing them all in an easy-to-find, shop-able page that I plan to update at the beginning of every month! On the Shop page, you’ll find that month’s fashion, beauty, and home favorites–sometimes, it’ll be 50 products, and sometimes, it might be only 10, but I promise to only share things I genuinely love (and want to buy, or have bought, for myself).
That about covers it! I really hope y’all like it :) Click around and explore, and let me know what you think!
I love it! Looks great Lisa!! And can’t wait for you to share more style. I feel like my style is a bit similar, and I’m always looking for new ways to pair up whats in my closet. :)
Thank you so much, Kelly! I can’t wait to hear what you think of the style posts coming up! :)
I love that fact that you’ve changed certain features but keep the overall design and feel of the blog! Looks great!
Thanks, India! I appreciate it so much! :)
Yay, Lisa, it looks great! I love your view on fashion and I’m definitely looking forward to those weekly style posts :)
Thank you so much! Can’t wait to hear what you think of them! :)
I love this, Lisa! Your perspective on style is so fun and refreshing, and it is definitely unique in the world of fashion blogging :) I am so excited that you will be sharing more!
Aww, thank you! I have always loved your style, so I especially hope you like the posts! :)
Go, Lisa! I so enjoy following your blog and am loving these impactful changes!
Love seeing your name pop up, sweet friend! Thank you so much for your encouragement! :)
I love it!!!
I like the new place of the comments! Looks lovely! Time to explore now :)
Yay!! So glad you like it!
LOVE THIS SO SO MUCH! You’re awesome! XO
Aww, yay!! Thank you, friend! :)
Looks beautiful, my friend! I love the font of the blog post titles! :)
Thank you!! The new fonts are one of my favorite parts :)
I’ve been meaning to post my three cheers for your gorgeous redesign on the announcement page, but it’s taken me forever to finally get to it! Needless to say it’s a wonderful reflection of you and Something Pretty, and I can’t wait to see where one of my favorite online spaces will go in the future! xox
Thank you so much, Lena! I’m so glad you like it–as one of my longest-time readers, your thoughts mean so much to me! Hope you and John are doing wonderfully in Michigan! :)
I love the new style section! Especially your focus on how your style is true to your identity as a daughter of God! Modest and beautiful ways to dress is an ongoing and passionate search of mine, and I can’t wait to see how you’re doing it too!
Thank you so much, Brooke! I hope you enjoy it! :)
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