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I'm Lisa Kirk, a wife, mama, writer, and founder. Since 2010, Something Pretty has been home to my favorite memories, reflections, and inspirations. Thanks so much for reading!

In a few months, I’m having headshots taken for the new business I’m working on. While trying to plan an outfit that feels the most authentically like my style, I keep coming back to the same look: a relaxed white button-down, classic jeans, and a bright lip. I actually steered clear of white button-down shirts […]

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Last year, Dave’s parents moved from Dave’s childhood home to a cozy lake house in the nearby village of Skaneateles. They had always loved Skaneateles Lake, but never anticipated finding a house there. Midway through 2020, though, they found a unicorn of a property that needed some work, but that had easy access to the […]

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Friends! Let’s play a little catch-up. This spring has marked an exciting new season for me, both professionally as I’ve been working on something new (SO much to share in the coming months, I promise!) and personally as Charlie and Azelie have hit some fun milestones. Charlie wrapped up his preschool year last week, which […]

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A few months ago, I found a dusty blush velvet chair to fill the empty space in our bedroom where the glider had been since we moved in. I had always envisioned hanging a beautiful piece of artwork in that corner, and as that became the final step toward completing our bedroom, I grew all […]

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I hope you had a lovely Easter! Ours was wonderful and we are so grateful. We headed to 6:30 AM Mass (our barely-in-time arrival was captured by the news, ha!), enjoyed a big brunch at home, and then soaked in the sunshine at our friends’ house all afternoon. We have spent almost every Easter since […]

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For all of the many, many beautiful Easter tables I’ve admired online over the years, I don’t recall ever seeing one that was specifically faith-inspired. That is why I knew I not only wanted to share a Catholic Easter table for this month’s For This Feast post, I also wanted to round up some friends […]

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Yellow gingham flats

Gingham and spring go hand in hand in my mind–I love the way the print adds a little bit of casual charm to even the most polished pieces, like button-downs or blazers. After I first spotted these yellow gingham flats, I couldn’t get them out of my head, and scooped them up on sale a […]

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Something Pretty The March Edit

Over six months into curating them, I now always look forward to working on these monthly Edit posts! It’s the perfect excuse to peruse my favorite online stores and to search for common themes or color palettes in the pieces catching my eye. Loooongtime readers may remember that I used to share weekly wedding inspiration […]

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