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Player piano with 18th century bust Costume Photo 9 of 10

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, Player piano with 18th century bust Costume

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

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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 »