Adorable Carl and Ellie Homemade Costumes From the Movie Up

In our homemade costumes, my Wife is wearing the House (Ellie) Costume. I (Rhett) is wearing the Carl costume. We love the Disney movie up so we wanted to be the loving characters. My wife hand painted the shirt to look like the house from Up and held balloons so she could better portray herself … Read more

Best Homemade Carl Fredricksen Costume

Best Homemade Carl Fredricksen Costume

I made this Carf Fredricksen costume from a few boxes. Carl was a family affair for bookweek. A  clay molded face was created on top of a box to make the head and lots of hot glue.  Carl’s face slowly came together. The box was heavy but it sat nicely on my daughters shoulders and … Read more

Awesome Growing “UP” Toddler Costume

Awesome Growing "UP" Toddler Costume

As I get older, it seems the days get shorter, and it reminds me of how fast time flies and life passes by. My toddler is Growing “UP” at rapid speed, and every day as I watch him grow I think to myself,  “If I could only have him as a baby for a little … Read more

Last Minute Russell From UP Costume

Last Minute Russell From UP Costume

For our high school’s annual spirit day dress up, one of my best friends and I decided to put together a couple costume but had a hard time thinking of something that could be prepared within three days. We then decided to dress up as characters in UP, since most parts of the costume can … Read more

Homemade Up Characters – Russell and Carl Couple Costume

Homemade Up Characters - Russell and Carl Couple Costume

Halloween is a big deal for us :)  Each year we have a few parties to attend and we like to have a different costume for each one and no repeats!  This year we were the Exorcist, Pixar/Disney’s UP and the Day of the Dead.  This is our version of the movie UP characters.  Russell … Read more

Homemade Kevin and Russell Adult Couple Costume

Homemade Kevin and Russell Adult Couple Costume

My boyfriend and I decided that we wanted to be the characters from “Up”. Initially, I was going to be Russell and he was going to be Mr. Fredricksen, but I changed my mind and decided to make a last minute Kevin costume two days before Halloween! A lot of the materials that we used … Read more

Mr. Frederickson from Disney Up Toddler Costume

Mr. Frederickson from Disney Up Toddler Costume

My 15 month old’s favorite movie is the Disney movie, Up, so we knew we had to dress him as old man Mr. Carl Frederickson! He has the perfect comb-over hair style that matches Mr. Frederickson’s so well! This was a great DIY costume because we had some of the pieces on hand. He had … Read more

Bonding with Grandpa: Homemade Up Couple Costume

Bonding with Grandpa: Homemade Up Couple Costume

This year we got the family involved in the costume making fun. Creating Russell’s costume was a bit more painstakingly tiresome than rummaging through my grandfather’s closet to find brown slacks, but hand painting each badge was worth it in the end. The sash was cut and sewn out of brown fabric found at a … Read more

Pixar’s UP Themed DIY Costumes

Pixar's UP Themed DIY Costumes

Here are our Pixar Up costumes: For Kevin we cut out individual feathers (about 300 of them) out of felt and glued them to a structure that we carved out of floral cones. We then fit the cone through the hood of a sweatshirt allowing it to stand straight up. Then we covered the sweatshirt … Read more

Cute and Easy “Up” Costume for a Toddler

Cute and Easy "Up" Costume for a Toddler

With little money and this being my son’s first Halloween it was stressful trying to think of a costume. I was thinking what would interest him enough that he wouldn’t take it off or cry long enough so we would change him into regular clothes. He is use to wearing church clothes each week, he … Read more

Cool Homemade Costumes for Kids: Characters from Disney’s “Up”

Cool Homemade Costumes for Kids: Characters from Disney's "Up"

Halloween is this mom’s opportunity to use my creativity. My boys and I always brainstorm early, and this time we came up with these cool homemade costumes for kids: The characters from UP. Starting with my oldest son, he was Mr. Fredrickson. We shopped at the thrift store for a blazer and dress pants. Bought … Read more

Coolest Homemade Disney Up Family Costume

Coolest Homemade Disney Up Family Costume

My husband is a bit of a robot, he never cries not even when he watched me give birth to our children. However I made him sit down and watch the movie UP one night and he let the water works flow.  I cry everytime I watch that movie but wanted to know what about … Read more

Coolest Carl from Up Paper Mache Costume

Coolest Carl from Up Paper Mache Costume

I used a box, paper Mache, faux fur (hair), paint, paint sticks (frame for glasses), electrical tape, chicken wire, wire cutters, masking tape, Styrofoam balls (eyes), and went to a thrift store for the outfit. To start I found a big box enough to fit over my head and rest on my shoulders. A box … Read more

Coolest Hot Air Balloon UP Carl Costume

Coolest Hot Air Balloon UP Carl Costume

As a parent with two young children, I don’t get out very much. By some miracle (or a very well timed visit by Grandpa) my wife and I were able to sneak out for a few hours to attend a Halloween party at the local bowling alley which was having a costume contest. Problem was … Read more

Homemade Carl and Russell Couple Halloween Costume

Homemade Carl and Russell Couple Halloween Costume

The adventure began when we decided we were going to Mickey’s Halloween party at Disneyland. (Oct. 21 2013), dressed up. If you go to Disney we thought we should do a Disney character couple. I’m a big guy so we wanted it to look good and fitting. When we first got married all those years ago I could … Read more

Cool Carl and Russell from Up Couple Halloween Costume

Cool Carl and Russell from Up Couple Halloween Costume

We decided on the costume after watching the movie and trying to come up with a fun and loveable costume that hopefully nobody else would wear out this Halloween. All of the clothes  for both costumes we either had or borrowed from friends. A few things we had to make like the flag with paper … Read more

Cute Kevin Costume from the Pixar Movie UP

Cute Kevin Costume from the Pixar Movie UP

It all started with me trying to decide what to be. With much deliberation, I finally decided I wanted to be something colorful. Who could possibly be more colorful than the bird Kevin from the Pixar movie UP? No one I could think of! I first found the corset online, and it happened to come … Read more

Inexpensive UP Family Costume

Inexpensive UP Family Costume

This is my husband, daughter, and me.  We made these costumes from home.  My daughter’s hot air balloon was made from things we found at home.  A box, construction paper, glitter, and a glue gun.  As for my husband we went out and bought him a dress at the second hand store and made him … Read more

Cute Homemade Toddler Costume: Russell from UP!

Cute Homemade Toddler Costume: Russell from UP!

It was less than 2 months away to my son’s first birthday and I still had no idea what the theme party would be. One evening while switching channels, Disney Pixar’s Up was on TV. I’ve seen the movie several times and am a huge fan; and then it clicked! The Russell character would be … Read more

Best Halloween Up! Costume for Under $20

Best Halloween Up! Costume for Under $20

This year I decided to make my 4 year olds Halloween costume. He loves the movie UP and when looking at different ways people have made the costume I decided to being as much as possible from the movie into this one costume. I made the house from foam board and cardboard. The only thing … Read more

Cool Homemade Baby Snipe Costume from the movie UP!

Cool Homemade Baby Snipe Costume from the movie UP!

My wife and I love the movie UP. We had our little girl a few months ago, and we wanted to make her first Halloween very special. So while my wife and I dressed up as the main characters, we wanted our daughter to go as a Baby Snipe. This is how we did it: … Read more

Coolest UP! Carl Fredricksen and Russell Couple Costume

Coolest UP! Carl Fredricksen and Russell Couple Costume

My sorority has a Halloween Date dance every year and instead of dressing as something generic I wanted to go all out with creativity, so I decided to be Russell from Up and my boyfriend, Josh was Carl Fredricksen. We ended up finding most of our costume at Salvation Army or by using stuff we … Read more