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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!

August is always an exciting month for me! My mom, my brother, and one of my sisters are celebrating birthdays, summer school is finally ending, and at the end of the month, I’ll be starting the fall semester living with three of my lovely friends. I’m planning to cram as many fun summer activities as […]

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Monday’s sweet wedding got me thinking about other places to find rustic wedding inspiration. It brought me back to one of my all-time favorite bridal portraits, of a bride lounging on a turquoise bench in front of a field of sunflowers (found here). Yellow is such a happy color, and since I hardly own anything […]

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Turquoise and red is one of my favorite wedding color combinations. It strikes just the right balance between chic and playful, and set against a clean lakeside backdrop, it is pretty much perfection. I have been smitten with this sweet wedding for ages–Amanda and Ben look like the most fun couple ever, and K. Holly […]

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A little something darling for your Monday morning… {Lattice-Top Blueberry Pie in a Jar} Enjoy it at: a late summer afternoon wedding in a country barn, either as a delicious dessert or a homey favor. Pies have definitely taken over cupcakes as the wedding “it treat,” but even so, just like cupcakes will still never […]

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Happy Thursday…and happy September! It’s hard to believe that summer is really over, though it sure doesn’t feel like it with the string of 112 degree days we’ve been having in Austin! I’m definitely not complaining though–Austin has been everything I’d hoped for and more so far, and I feel like I discover something completely […]

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Happy Thursday! It’s my last week of summer, and I’m heading to Austin early on Sunday morning! It’s a little strange going to a new place for my senior year of college, but I feel blessed that I get to start fresh in a place that I already love. I’ve raved plenty about the Austin […]

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Have I got a treat for your Monday morning! I was so thrilled to receive this submission from Taylor Jackson of Barefeet Photography over the weekend, and I know you are going to love it as much as I do. The San Antonio venue, The Swanderosa, is a beautiful ┬áceremony and reception location, and I […]

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Happy Thursday! I have been smitten with gorgeous, summer-y images all week long, and they’re definitely getting me all pumped up for a friend’s wedding I’m attending this weekend! Enjoy this little round-up of romantic moments, fun engagement sessions, and pretty details. {I am in love with this picture from an adorable e-session on Hey […]

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