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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!

Happy Thursday! I’m looking forward to going home this weekend (seriously, one of the best things about being in Austin is the three hour drive to my house!), so this week has been dragging on just a bit in anticipation! But can you believe it’s October 20th already? I should probably figure out what I’m […]

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The South has lots of fun wedding traditions–my Ohioan boyfriend had never heard of a groom’s cake before I told him I have the best idea ever for his in the future! One of my favorites is the wonderfully fun tradition of bridal portraits. First of all, a little confession… I love getting my picture […]

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Something that has been synonymous with weddings for decades is that perfectly coiffed updo… aka hair sprayed stiff and pulled up elaborately with a bajillion bobby pins that you will probably be finding in your hair for days later. Not cute! That’s why I love when brides embrace simpler, more natural styles. Here are some […]

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There’s not much to dislike about diamonds, but one of my favorite things about engagement rings is definitely how sparkly they are. A recently engaged friend of mine has texted me tons of pictures of ┬áher ring in all different lighting, just because she gets so excited when she sees it sparkle differently… it never […]

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Wedding inspiration can come from all kinds of places. Movies, books, magazines, music, paintings, and yes, even blogs (especially blogs, actually!), can make the amount of “input” a bride gets regarding her wedding day just a tad overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to identify a concept towards the beginning, and then run with that throughout […]

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Happy Thursday! This might be the easiest Thursday Love List I’ve ever written, because there have been so many beautiful things online this week! Not only have I been inspired by some breathtaking, colorful weddings, there have also been some amazing resources popping up that I hope you will love as much as I do. […]

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Happy Thursday! Hope everyone is doing well despite this sudden turn of bad weather. I’m a little bit in denial about it, and it’s taking all my willpower to not wear skirts or go outside without my coat! Sigh. April will be here so soon! Here are some pretty things I’m loving on the blogosphere […]

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One beauty trend this season that I’m having so much fun with is bold lips. Since my eyes are one of my favorite features, I’ve always gravitated towards playing them up and leaving my lips bare, but over the past few weeks, I’ve discovered that minimalist eyes and pretty lipstick bring out my eyes even […]

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