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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!

I’ve spent most of my life in warm climates–Singapore, Qatar, and Texas are not too big on winter! With that in mind, I definitely know the challenge of feeling festive and holiday-ready when it’s 75 degrees outside. I think that’s why I was so drawn to this gorgeous Santa Barbara wedding, photographed by Jessica Lewis […]

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‘Tis the Friday before Christmas…are you ready? :) I put together an extra-long love list this week to squeeze in enough Christmas inspiration to last me till next year. Enjoy! {A darling Christmas tree-finding engagement session by Sarah Hasstedt via¬†Grey Likes Weddings} {I’m all about unique receptions, but when it comes to ceremonies, there’s nothing […]

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To be honest, black and white is one of my least favorite wedding color schemes–maybe I’ve just been turned off by boring damask prints or calla lilies (sorry calla lily fans, they’re just my personal least favorite!). It also seems like one of the last color schemes that would be Christmas-y. I challenged myself with […]

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Good news, y’all…I have found the PERFECT winter bouquet! And thanks to the lovely ladies over at The Wedding Chicks, I also have the recipe for re-creating it. I wish I knew the names of more flowers so that I could write bouquet recipes myself! Is there a flower encyclopedia or something, and if there […]

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I’m making a few little updates around here, and one of them is changing Thursday Love Lists to just “Love Lists” which will be posted on Friday. The main reason? I want to include things posted on my favorite blogs on Thursdays! :) Plus, it’s just a nice way to wrap up the week. There […]

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Raise your hand if you love Kate Spade. And how about Christmas? What about puppies in tutus? Yes to all three? Me too! My one-year blog birthday is coming up next week, so I’ve been looking through old posts and saved links to my early inspirations. I posted a picture from a shoot I saw […]

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Happy Thursday, and happy December 1st! I’ve wrapping up the end of the semester, and since I only have one final that’s not till next week, I’ll be headed home tomorrow to get started on my Christmas break a little early! I’m so excited–not having finals in my four other classes is great, but it […]

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It might be the hardest thing ever to keep December Weekly Sweets weekly, rather than, well, daily. There are just too many tasty treats out there that are perfect for winter! I’ll be pinning all my favorite ideas on my “Holidays” board on Pinterest, so if once a week just isn’t enough (it sure isn’t […]

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