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 have been an avid letter writer since I was seven, when my family moved from Virginia to Singapore. Since this was long enough ago before kids had e-mail addresses, my best friend and I started writing letters to keep in touch. We wrote about our teachers, about the Spice Girls, about my old neighborhood […]


In these first few days of the new year, I have been working my way through Lara Casey’s steps for goal setting in 2013. It has made me reflect a lot about both the kind of life I want to live in 2013, and about what I want for Something Pretty. One of the biggest […]


As you may have noticed, Something Pretty is home to some lovely new ads! I’m so excited to introduce you to each of them, and to show off my very favorite products. First up is Wedding Paper Divas, an extensive source for all wedding-related paper products–some of the designs even correspond with wedding website templates. […]



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