Make a Giant Character!

{ranai} Last Thanksgiving my mom and I purchased a Silhouette Cameo to share (and mayyyybe only I use it). I've been having a blast creating all sorts of crafty things with this amazing gadget. One of those things is a giant (kid sized) cut-out of Minnie with layered cardstock and foam board that I made … Continue reading Make a Giant Character!


Tribal Woodland Baby Shower

{ranai} Ahhhhh this baby shower! I loved everything about it, well, except maybe for the extreme wind we had that day. Jessica is having a baby boy! It's still hard for me to wrap my brain around that completely, but I am insanely excited about his arrival. This shower was a little harder for me … Continue reading Tribal Woodland Baby Shower

Game of Thrones Dessert table

Game of Thrones – Desserts of the North

{ranai} It's time for our annual tradition- a Game of Thrones party! We were so stoked to see what was going on in all of Westeros and Essos for season 6 since most of what we would see goes past book canon, but we were most excited about the happenings at the wall. We were … Continue reading Game of Thrones – Desserts of the North

Spa “Treatments” Birthday Party

{ranai} I've got a quick little post today for you about a surprise spa birthday party done in white, black, and gold! The Women's Ministry team at Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene asked me to put together some decorations and dessert table for a surprise spa party for Hope, the senior pastor's wife. They … Continue reading Spa “Treatments” Birthday Party

Purple and Orange Summer Wedding

Summer Lovin’

{ranai} Theme: Vintage Colors: Cream, Purple, Lavender, Orange, Peach Location: Reece Family Farms, Farmington, CA Florals:  Qute Hoots, Fresh Ideas Flower Co Invitations and Menus:  Qute Hoots Photography: Photography by Jeana Catering: Fagundes Catering This past summer Jessica and I had the pleasure of coordinating and decorating the wedding of my coworker's daughter, Stephanie. She … Continue reading Summer Lovin’

Magical Harry Potter Bridal Shower

{ranai} My friend Denia came to me a few weeks ago and asked for help with a bridal shower. Her proposed theme was purple and orange, the color of the bride's wedding. I pride myself on being somewhat knowledgeable about wedding etiquette, so I immediately told her that her plan was a no-go. You can't … Continue reading Magical Harry Potter Bridal Shower

Qute Hoots in 2014

{ranai} I think 2013 felt like a really blessed year for Qute Hoots! We did some incredily fun projects and parties and even got paid for some (a huge step for us!). I know I expanded my craft making skills and organizational abilities. And since 2013 was a year of learning, I hope that 2014 … Continue reading Qute Hoots in 2014