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2012 • Newsletter

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Oreo® Brownie Cookie Bar

Recipe

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Join us at one of the most beautiful outdoor attractions in Dallas

April 14, 2012

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Sweet Pea Sessions page 2 Welcome Laken! page 2

2012 Fashion Show page 3

From Callie page 3 Registry Services

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Children, Families, Seniors, Brides, and Engaged couples are all welcome to join us this year at the Dallas Botanical Gardens for a day of nature and

portraits. Imagine having your portraits captured among the 400,000 spring blooming bulbs and thousands of other annuals and perennials spread throughout the 66 acre gardens. The Gardens are one of the nation’s most magnificent. On the shores of an enchanting lake that overlooks Downtown Dallas, these gardens are the perfect backdrop for any session. Creative Portraits only visits once a year, so don’t miss your chance to join us April 14, 2012 at the Dallas Arboretum.

Only 9 appointments are available, so call now!

Investment: $395 ( $120 session fee, $275 portrait credit )

First 5 clients that book will receive a $50 CP gift certificate Investment must be paid at the time of booking your session. In case of bad weather you will be issued a studio credit. No refunds. Not valid with any other promotion. Ticket price not included.

Our Studio

Contact

Find us online

PO Box 388 1250 US 287 East Iowa Park, TX 76367

Creative Portraits by Julie Gilmore

www.CPbyJG.com CreativePortraitsBlog.com Facebook.com/CreativePortraits

CPbyJG@aol.com 940-592-3686


Oreo® Brownie Cookie Bar 1 box Fudge Brownie mix 1 packet Sugar Cookie mix, Family Size 1 package Oreos® 1 jar Hot Fudge Preheat oven to 350° Combine the cookie mix ingredients according to package directions. Do the same with the brownie mix, but add 1/4 cup of the hot fudge to the batter and stir. Line a 9 × 13 baking dish with wax paper and begin to layer: First the cookie dough, then the Oreos® and finally the brownie batter. Bake for 45 - 55 minutes, or until done in the center (test with toothpick). Drizzle each serving with hot fudge.

Enjoy!

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Recipe and photo from Pinterest.

Sweet Pea Sessions Remember the special milestones that hallmark your baby’s first year of life. Welcoming your newborn into the world will be one of the most special moments of your life. Each stage of your baby’s first year will pass in a blink of an eye. The Sweet Pea sessions with Creative Portraits are a wonderful investment to capture the growth and changes of your little one. Sweet Pea includes four sessions: newborn (0 - 2 weeks); sitting (5 months); crawling (9 months); and one year all for $179. We offer special add-ons such as: 24) birth announcements; 24x24 canvas; and our most popular 8x8 album.

Call us today to sign up your soon-to-be for Sweet Pea Sessions (940) 592 - 3686. Baby registry is available.

Hair & Make-Up Artist on Staff! The Creative Portraits family would like to welcome our newest staff member. This is Laken. She is an Iowa Park native with a cosmetology degree from the I.T.S Academy of Beauty. Laken’s fun, bubbly personality is great to have around the studio, and her hair and make-up artistry is an exciting new feature for our clients.


tips

for your

portrait session

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4th Annual Fashion Show This year marks the 4th Annual Fashion Show by Creative Portraits benefiting CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Wichita Falls. With more than double the number of models since our first year, 2012 promises to be the biggest, best Fashion Show yet. We would love for you to join us for fun, fashion, and raising money for a great cause.

Visit the Creative Portraits blog for tips and tricks for styling your portrait session.

Thursday, March 8th Shopping starts at 6:30pm Fashion Show begins at 7:30pm Admission is $10, proceeds benefit CASA of Wichita Falls Visit www.CASAwf.org for more information

CreativePortraitsBlog.com

2 Ladies, apply make-up slightly darker than what you normally wear for the best photographic results.

3 Gentlemen, don’t get a hair cut the day before or day of your portrait session to avoid that “straight from the barber” look.

Fashion Show Veteran Having never modeled before, I was thrown into a whole new world the first year I participated in the Creative Portraits Fashion Show for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates). The moment I walked into the CP studio the staff made me feel at home. Getting to have your make-up professionally done and then being treated like a superstar during your shoot, is one of the coolest feelings. It’s great to know that even while you’re having fun this event is benefiting a good organization, CASA. The past three years I have seen the Fashion Show grow bigger and bigger, and I’m so excited to see how it will be even better this year! Visit www.CASAwf.org

- Callie Cunningham

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Creative Portraits Registry Take the boredom out of wedding and baby shower gifts with the Creative Portraits registry! We created our registry service so gift givers can purchase something truly meaningful and memorable for our soonto-be brides or moms. The gift of Creative Portraits by Julie Gilmore is one that any bride or soon-to-be mom will be able to cherish forever. Setting up a registry with CP is as easy as calling our studio at (940) 592 - 3686.

PO Box 388 1 2 5 0 US 287 East Iowa Park, TX 76367

PRSRT STD U.S. Postage PAID Iowa Park, TX Permit No. 388


February 2012 Newsletter - Issue 3