You're so pretty, and your hair is really lovely! What a nice color. Having seen it, I think you probably could get it to look at least a bit more like the girl in those pictures, depending on styling techniques. You probably will want to do some kind of styling that stretches your roots a bit and gives the curls lower down more definition. What products are you currently using, and how do you style it from wet to dry? This girl has a styling technique that might work for you:
Medium/coarse, low porosity, dense, mix of 3s
CG (again) since Nov. 2012

Cleanse: SM Moisture Retention, Elucence MBC, KC Come Clean
Condish: Giovanni DL, Cure Care, Ion Treatment, GVP Balm, AOHR
Stylers: KCCC, SM Souffle, AOMM, SS CEJ, JCRR, JCCC

Trying out steaming!