These DIY Disney • Pixar’s “Inside Out” Inspired Shoes are deceptively easy to recreate and a fun craft for fans of the movie.
Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Disney•Pixar’s original new film “Inside Out” ventures inside the mind to find out.
Based in Headquarters, the control center inside 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five Emotions are hard at work, led by lighthearted optimist Joy, whose mission is to make sure Riley stays happy. Fear heads up safety, Anger ensures all is fair and Disgust prevents Riley from getting poisoned—both physically and socially. Sadness isn’t exactly sure what her role is, and frankly, neither is anyone else.
When Riley’s family relocates to a scary new city, the Emotions are on the job, eager to help guide her through the difficult transition. But when Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley’s mind—taking some of her core memories with them—Fear, Anger and Disgust are left reluctantly in charge. Joy and Sadness must venture through unfamiliar places—Long Term Memory, Imagination Land, Abstract Thought and Dream Productions—in a desperate effort to get back to Headquarters, and Riley.
DIY Disney’s “Inside Out” Themed Shoes
1 pair white tennis shoes
tape (duct tape or painters tape will work)
acrylic paint (or fabric paint)….black, red, yellow, green, blue, and purple.
small paint brushes/stencil sponges (round tip)
Remove the laces from each shoe.
Tape around the sole of each shoe so that paint will not get on it.
Stuff each toe with old newspaper.
Outline the Inside Out head with pencil. Left shoe place the outline of the head to the left side just an inch or so to the centre. Right shoe place the outline of the head straight on the centre.
Using the Inside Out colours and a stencil round head sponge dot on the colours randomly on each shoe. Avoid the outline of the head.
Outline the head first and colour in the head in black paint.
Allow to dry overnight.
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!