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We are so excited to introduce our special “Magic of Santa” portrait sessions, created with your children (whether two-legged or four-legged) in mind. During this magical portrait session, toddlers and school age children will join Santa in his workshop and have the opportunity to visit with him, share his/her wish list, “paint” toys, read a book, sing, and even have a snack of milk & cookies. It will be an experience they will never forget. Babies and pets will still join Santa in his workshop, but their activities will vary based on age.  Either way, there will be lots of awe-struck expressions and bashful giggles. And we’ll be on hand to capture it all.

Each session will be approximately 45-60 minutes long and is perfect for an individual child, pair of siblings, or well-behaved pets. The non-refundable session fee is $250 for up to four children. If you have more than four, please contact us for pricing for a longer sitting. The session fee is due at the time of booking.

After your portrait sitting with Santa, we’ll schedule a time for you to return to the studio to view your images and place your order with us. We offer exquisite wall portraits, gift portraits and storybook albums that you’re sure to cherish for years to come. You may create your own custom fine art collection or choose from one of our special packages created just for this event. Custom holiday cards may be added on to your portrait order as well. We accept Visa/Mastercard/AMEX, checks and cash, and also offer no-interest payment plans as well.

This is an event you will not want to miss! We have limited times available and they are filling up fast. To schedule your session, simply email ( or call (919-285-1670).

It’s Fashionista Friday, y’all!! And this week, we are showcasing Pronovias bridal gowns.They have mastered the art of a beautiful wedding gown, and brides around the world have been wearing their stunning creations for nearly 50 years. Here are a few of our favorites from their 2017 collection!

The OTILIA:  An elegant, timeless creation, she is a tailored, classic wedding dress created in Mikado, a heavy-weight fabric similar to peau de soie. It is fitted to the waist and features a bateau neckline and a wide A-line skirt has has stunning detailed floral lace motifs on the back. We love the simplicity of this one, especially the unexpected lace detailing on the back and, of course, that charming little bow in the front!

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The OTREA classic style that has been updated for the modern bride, She is a refined Mikado princess-style wedding dress, fitted to the waist, with a round neckline. With handy side pockets and intricate floral and gemstone elements detailing. Seriously y’all– a floral cap sleeve that leads into a low back and POCKETS???? Yes, please!

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The OSINI: A bohemian-inspired style, she is a magnificent Chantilly and Guipure wedding dress featuring a figure-flattering mermaid shape. Osini has a low waist and gorgeous halter neckline with delicate guipure embellishment, particularly on the straps at the back.

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The OFELIA: A masterpiece fit for a princes, this gown is a tremendously feminine, evocative design in Tulle combined with Chantilly and Guipure. Her splendid floral motifs are an ode to springtime with floral motifs and details in thread embroidery and gemstones.

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The OSLO: The true definition of stunning simplicity, she is a flowing gauze wedding dress perfect for the easy-breezy bride who wants to float on air on her wedding day. Oslo is a sublime, floaty creation with an A-line skirt that is fitted to the hips, a vee neckline and flattering straps that reveal just the perfect hint of a sexy back.

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The MILDRED: If you’re wanting a simple yet sexy gown with high impact style, Mildred is the gown for you! She is a romantic, flower-like creation—a figure-hugging mermaid dress with a sweetheart neckline and a bodice that skims the bride’s figure before fanning out into a frilly skirt at the bottom. Va-va-voom! You are sure to be the center of attention in this gorgeous gown.

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The OREA: An exquisite tulle creation that is pure fantasy, I just can’t resist this blush gown. And if the color doesn’t make you swoon, check out its hourglass silhouette with waist and a simple vee neckline. You will truly be the belle of the ball in this one.

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So tell us…Which one is your favorite? If you can’t wait to try on one of these stunners, run don’t walk to Nitsas in Winston-Salem!

All photos courtesy of Pronovias web site.



Hey y’all! We are teaming up with Kendra Scott and Makeup for Your Day for a very special weekend of portraiture to help put an end to Ovarian Cancer. These special portrait sittings are perfect for Moms, Daughters, Sisters, and Best Friends.

Here are the details-

Three days only — August 5th, 6th, and 7th

$100 sitting fee 

Each Mini-Session includes:

▪ A 20-25 minute custom studio portrait sitting
▪ Complimentary 15-minute hair and makeup touchup by Makeup for Your Day
▪ Complimentary piece of jewelry compliments of Kendra Scott
▪ In-studio ordering appointment 1-2 weeks after session

100% of all sitting fees and 10% of portrait orders will be donated to the Gail Parkins Memorial Ovarian Cancer Walk to be held on September 17, 2016.

Sittings are limited and filling fast. Reserve yours today!!

To book, email or call (919) 285-1670.

This cause is near and dear to our hearts and we would love to see you there!

by Haleigh Leonard


Happy Mother’s Day to all the sweet, beautiful mamas out there that we’ve had the joy of working with over the years and to the ones in our future at RSP. You’re not just celebrated today, but every day. Where would we be without you?

When we were little, who else would have brushed the endless knots out of our hair day after day? Who else would have known something was wrong just by the tone of our voice or the look in our eyes? Who else would have kissed all of our “boo-boos” to make them better? Who else would have asked us about our day as soon as we got home from school? Who else would have gotten lipstick on our cheeks every time she kissed us goodbye?

As we got older, we still would have been lost without you, moms. Who else would have drove us to every dance practice? Stayed up late working on every science project? Sat front row for every performance? Pretended not to notice when we snuck into your makeup before running out the door? Who else would have worried endlessly until we got home on friday night? Who else would have grounded us “for our own good” when we got home thirty minutes past curfew?

As we grew up and moved out of the house, we needed you just as much. Who else would always have a hot meal prepared when we came home from college? Who else would understand that using the emergencies only credit card for a date night outfit was really an emergency? Who else would defend our purchases to dad? Who else would we have trusted when they told us that this boy is the one? Who else would have spent countless hours wedding planning with us, loving every second? Who else would have cried when we found the perfect dress? Who else would have helped us pin in our veil and fasten our jewelry? Who else has been dreaming with us about our wedding day since we were little girls? Who else would be there grinning from ear to ear on one of the most special days of our lives? Who else would eagerly await the next big moment in our lives, as we become mothers ourselves?

Moms you’re amazing. You juggle it all. You always know exactly what to say. We grow up hoping to be just like you. And if we are lucky we’ll be able to fill your shoes. We cherish you today and every day. We love you ❤ Happy Mother’s Day!


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RSP is starting a new blog series, “Renee’s Favs”, where each Monday I talk about one of my favorite things. It’ll be a fun, lighthearted way to get the week started.

Warm weather is coming our way and that means its time for a fresh springtime mani! I know there are all these crazy trends and Pinterest DIYs, but I have to admit, I tend to keep it classic. Here is a sampling of my favorite shades

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Bubble Bath : Bubble Bath is the perfect shade of nude. It makes your nails look soft and clean. Oh, and it has the teensiest hint of pink. This shade is my year round favorite.


Screen Shot 2016-03-06 at 7.53.32 PMSuzi Nails New Orleans: This bubble gum pink is new in the OPI Spring 2016 collection. I like that it is light but still bright. I think this will be great for Easter!

Screen Shot 2016-03-06 at 7.50.24 PMDutch Tulips: Dutch Tulips is perfect for anyone who wants a bold nail but doesn’t want the harshness of a true red. This shade of bright magenta isn’t afraid to be seen!


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Strawberry Margarita : This Barbie pink is for the ultimate girly girl. Not only will this shade match your favorite Lilly dress, it will get you in the mood for sweet summertime and a drink by the pool. Because I like “pink-y toes,” you’ll see me wearing this color on my little piggies a lot in the summertime!


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Cajun Shrimp: Last but not least is Cajun Shrimp. This has been an OPI staple for years. I was in the nail salon just the other day and a lady was asking for this color. If you’re feeling sassy, this spicy shade of pink-y-coral is for you!

Those are my “favs”. What are your go to mani colors? Let me know what my next springtime shade should be!

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