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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!

When a bride has been dreaming about her wedding since she was 13, ¬†you know it’s going to be like something out of a fairy tale, and this dreamy Florida wedding most certainly is. From the elegant venues of the Carillon, to the most breathtaking mixture of pink and red blooms, to a night of […]

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There have been quite a few days in Austin where it feels like winter is long gone, and thinking of spring makes me think of peonies. I know they’re used all the time, but this dramatic bloom is definitely my favorite. They are so versatile, and even a single peony can make such a gorgeous […]

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After the dinner party wedding I went to a few weeks ago, my mind has been spinning with ideas for a low key, family-only, intimate dinner reception. I took some inspiration from this picture of my icon, Jacqueline Kennedy, preparing for one of her infamous dinners to put this inspiration board together–doesn’t she look like […]

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One piece of advice that I sometimes give to brides who ask me about their wedding plans is that every single detail doesn’t need to be a revolutionary new concept–instead, focus on one or two statement elements and make them extra special. I’ve noticed that many weddings I’m drawn to follow that sort of pattern, […]

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This gorgeous wedding is from Granville, Ohio, and since I spent two years of college in Ohio, I couldn’t resist asking photographer Shannon Sano if I could share it with y’all today! The lovely bride and groom worked with the¬†quintessential Midwestern charm of the bride’s hometown to create a wedding that is romantic, vintage-inspired, and […]

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