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Semi-Aquatic Baby of Action

By caseymullins |

I spent a lot of time and effort of Vivi’s Halloween costume last year only to have Halloween go horribly awry in regards to being a baby. I had tried to take a few photos of her in it but she was pretty much a lump that laid there for most of October. She could sit up in her Bumbo and maybe roll from one side to her stomach but that was the extent of her mobility. I was hoping to get photos of her in the costume I so carefully curated when she was a little more mobile but not quite to walking.

Today I saw my chance.

While the laundry tumbled and the dishes swished in the dishwasher, I dressed my baby up as a platypus who doubles as a super secret agent and followed her around with my camera.

For anyone unfamiliar with Perry the Platypus, he’s a character on Disney’s Phineas and Ferb. He’s a pet who doubles as a super secret agent, Agent P, to rid the world of the Evil Dr. Doofensmirtz. He has a sort of growl/purr/chatter sound that he makes and that’s next on the list of things to teach Vivi.

 

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Baby Perry the Platypus Costume

Hey! Where's Perry?

I dyed a onesie and pants from American Apparel the color I *thought* they should be based off of Rit.com. They came out a little...bright.

Etsy shop for the feet and tail, JdBaby

Etsy shop for the knit Perry hat, Baby Sew Cute

Wool Kangol Fedora from Zulily.

Onesie and pants from American Apparel.

Dye for fabric from RitDye.com

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Casey Mullins is a writer, photographer, and nice person living in Indianapolis with her two little girls, husband, and a one eyed cat. She writes regularly at her personal blog moosh in indy and can be found trolling local bakeries and napping whenever possible. Read bio and latest posts → Read Casey's latest posts →

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11 thoughts on “Semi-Aquatic Baby of Action

  1. Melissa says:

    So cute!
    So creative!

  2. Julie {Angry Julie Monday} says:

    She is adorable!!! I love your creativity!

  3. Ana A. says:

    Yay I’m glad we finally get to see her in costume. You had such a good family costume idea, I was a bit bummed you didn’t put up any pictures of it.

  4. Just Shireen says:

    I love her.

  5. Ami says:

    Now you just need to teach her Perry’s platypus sound and my life will be complete.

  6. Chrysta says:

    ohemgee, I’m so glad you finally posted photos of her in this. So worth the wait! Gotta send my little sister the link so she can see. She and her husband actually named their second daughter Isabella because they’re such huge P & F fans. …whatcha doin’?

  7. Nicole says:

    Love, love, love! Vivi, the costume, Phineas & Ferb. Perfect!

  8. Angela says:

    SO AWESOME!! I just love it!!

  9. April says:

    awww I loves it! We love Perry! So awesome, thanks for posting!

  10. Amanda says:

    What color did you use for the onesie and pants? Was it blue or green or had a specific name? Very cute. I would love to do this.

  11. Teazygeorgina says:

    best for you high quality replica bags for less with confident

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