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Player piano with 18th century bust Costume Photo 6 of 10

Threading clear wire around/through the cardboard under each white key, Player piano with 18th century bust Costume

Threading clear wire around/through the cardboard under each white key

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Photo #1 - Player piano with 18th century bust: final costume Photo #2 - Cutting the styrofoam keys Photo #3 - Attaching the keys to the flap of the box Photo #4 - Making the black keys Photo #5 - Duct taped coins to counterweight the keys Photo #6 - Threading clear wire around/through the cardboard under each white key Photo #7 - Covering box in construction paper and added letters Photo #8 - Added more cardboard box for front and sides of piano Photo #9 - This is the hidden area of the box where my phone with speaker sat (instead of my cat) and where I was able to push up on each duct taped stick, causing each white key to depress Photo #10 - Exacto knife cutting random pattern in scroll of paper for player piano scroll
Costume type:  Costumes for Adults
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for adults entered our 2019 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Lynn, the 'Piano' costume creator:
I have no idea how this idea came to me. I thought it would be cool to be a piano that people could interact with, but then I couldn't figure out how to make appropriate... Read more »