Cool Homemade Fortune Teller Costume

Fortune Teller

Like any of my Halloween projects, they always start out easy. This costume was entirely home made. I purchased a large box from Home Depot and it went from there. 1) Reiforced the inside corners of the box 2) painted the entire box black with dollar store paint, painted the bamboo legs black 3) attached … Read more

Top 7 Movie Character Costumes Tom Hanks Needs for Halloween

Top 7 Movie Character Costumes Tom Hanks Needs for Halloween

  In this collection of homemade costumes, we’ll be Tom Hank’s bosom buddy and guide him through some of his movie character costumes. Even Tom Hanks knows it’s time to retire the David S. Pumpkins costume. But what’s the nicest guy in Hollywood supposed to wear for a Halloween costume instead? Never Fear. While his list of … Read more

Amazing Carnival Fortune Teller Machine DIY Costume

Amazing Carnival Fortune Teller Machine DIY Costume

This “CARNIVAL FORTUNE TELLER MACHINE” Costume was relatively easy-to-make. The costume won first place in a costume contest! I decided to be a Fortune Teller for Halloween this year and wanted to go a step further than just wearing the outfit, so I created a costume that looked like a Fortune Teller in a Carnival … Read more

Unique Pregnant Belly Fortune Teller Costume

Unique Pregnant Belly Fortune Teller Costume

This fortune teller costume was inspired by a book I read about fortune tellers. I figured since my belly was so big it would make the perfect crystal ball. Fortune Teller Costume Supplies I went to Goodwill with a $25.00 budget and just started piecing the costume together by thinking about what fortune tellers look … Read more

Zoltar Speaks Halloween Costume

Zoltar Speaks Halloween Costume

The best part about this costume was making it with my kids! We saw this machine at an amusement park we went to and thought what a perfect idea for a costume! We used a lot of card board and tape. My daughter is an artist so she painted the wall sconces and the words … Read more

Vintage Coin-OP Arcade, Esmeralda Fortune Teller Costume

Vintage Coin-OP Arcade, Esmeralda Fortune Teller Costume

This costume was super fun to wear, but challenging to make! It wouldn’t be that hard now, having gone through the process once, but being the all knowing 24 year olds we are, we felt that we would be perfectly fine waiting until the last minute, and that all we needed was duct tape, a … Read more

Creepy Fortune Teller Costume

Creepy Fortune Teller Costume

So I started looking at Fortune Teller ideas online, I wanted to be live and Interactive and scary looking all at the same time. About a month before I went to local hardware store and bought all the wood I needed, plywood and decorative molding, wheels for the bottom of the booth to make it mobile since … Read more

Evil Madame Zoltar Costume

Evil Madame Zoltar Costume

For the past four years we’ve been participating in our community Halloween costume contest. We always try to pick a costume that no one else has done and try to make it stand out as much as possible. An old creepy Madame Zoltar seemed the best way to go. We looked at pictures online and … Read more

The Amazing Time Traveling Prophesier Costume

The Amazing Time Traveling Prophesier Costume

This is my 2015 Halloween Costume. I really enjoyed this build because it allowed me to exercise my creative ability to its fullest. This costume took 2 months to build and several trial and errors. In the video and pictures submitted you will see a futuristic Time Traveling Prophesier(i.e.Fortune Teller). This costume incorporates Magic and … Read more

Interactive Arcade Game Couples Costume

Interactive Arcade Game Couples Costume

We went to my sister’s house on Halloween night, where the street gets hundreds of Trick or Treaters, all the neighbors are out on their porches blasting Halloween music, it’s the kind of crowded, festive streets you see in the movies. We had a constant line for hours of children and teenagers (and a few … Read more

My Cool DIY Zoltar Costume

My Cool DIY Zoltar Costume

Here’s my Zoltar costume from 2014. We always dress up for work and in 2013 no one got what I was – a stick man. Epic failure. I was adamant to ensure that whatever I was going to be in 2014 I would be instantly recognisable. I’ve always been obsessed with Zoltar machines and I’d … Read more

Coolest Madam Mysteria Fortune Teller Costume

Coolest Madam Mysteria Fortune Teller Costume

Our sixteen year old daughter is a magician and escape artist by profession. She loves anything magical or mystical, so naturally she wanted to dress up as something that showed her personality. She decided to be a fortune teller, but we took it a step further and made her into an old fashioned fortune telling … Read more

Cool Esmeralda the Fortune Teller Costume

Cool Esmeralda the Fortune Teller Costume

I went as the fortune teller Esmeralda. My inspiration came from Zoltar in the movie Big. My boyfriend Kevin constructed the frame and box out of wood I purchased at a hardware store. I wanted it sturdy because it had to go over my wheelchair. We used big pieces of plywood and different sizes of … Read more

Awesome Fortune Teller Costume

Awesome Fortune Teller Costume

I wanted to create a unique and interactive costume this year so I decided on a fortune teller costume. I wanted people to be able to receive a paper fortune so I built a booth out of three medium sized moving boxes from Lowe’s. I created a small table by folding one of the lid … Read more

Awesome Functioning Zoltar Costume

Awesome Functioning Zoltar Costume

We came across one of these classic fortune telling machines while on a family vacation.  Our oldest daughter thought it would be a hoot to dress as one for Halloween.  Whoa boy, was she right.  With 5 kids to costume, we knew we needed to keep costs down as much as we could so wherever … Read more

Cool Zoltar the Fortune Telling Machine Costume

Cool Zoltar the Fortune Telling Machine Costume

I saw a Zoltar machine on Cannery Row in Monterey, CA last year, and it gave me the idea of trying to build a wearable Zoltar costume that would also be usable at the house party I wanted to attend. Many of the costumes I saw were either stationary or needed a smooth surface to … Read more

“Ask Zoltar” Fortune Telling Machine Costume Idea

"Ask Zoltar" Fortune Telling Machine Costume Idea

After watching the movie, Big, with Tom Hanks, I decided to make my husband the “Ask Zoltar” fortune machine for our 2011 Halloween Party. This costume got a lot of great feedback and it wasn’t too time consuming to put together.  Most of it was done in the course of one day. The machine itself … Read more

Easy Homemade Fortune Teller Costume

Easy Homemade Fortune Teller Costume

My furnace died a week before Halloween and all my costume fund $ had to be diverted into “fix the furnace so you don’t freeze fund.”  So I found stuff I had around home, stole a box from work, bought a $2 light fixture from the Habitat for Humanity Resale store , and  grabbed a couple rolls … Read more

Cheap and Easy Zoltar Fortune Telling Costume

Cheap and Easy Zoltar Fortune Telling Costume

I got the idea for making the Zoltar costume from the movie Big, then it just happened from there. I made my costume out of a refrigerator box that I got from Lowe’s, and the rest of the items in the fortune telling machine are just some things that I found laying around the house. … Read more

Fantastic Fortune Teller in Booth Homemade Costume Idea

Fantastic Fortune Teller in Booth Homemade Costume Idea

To really appreciate this Homemade Fortune Teller in Booth Costume and the Adventure it was outside of it being an AWESOME  costume, you first have to know that my wonderful loving husband repeatedly assured me there was no way I could make “all that crap ” into a costume. Okay, so I admit at first … Read more

Cool Last-Minute Homemade Fortune Teller Machine Costume

Halloween is my favorite holiday so I usually have my costume idea at least a month in advance.  Last year however with work, and life etc.. I f

Halloween is my favorite holiday so I usually have my costume idea at least a month in advance.  Last year however with work, and life etc.. I found myself two days before Halloween without a work costume for the contest. I decided to go through my closet and garage for some ideas and items I … Read more

Coolest Female Zoltar Costume from the Movie BIG

My dad and I are a team when it comes to Halloween. Since I was a young girl, I would tell him what I wanted to be and he would paint, cut, hot glue,

My dad and I are a team when it comes to Halloween. Since I was a young girl, I would tell him what I wanted to be and he would paint, cut, hot glue, and/or build whatever I needed to create the most authentic costume possible. For this female Zoltar costume from the movie BIG … Read more

Cool Homemade Zoltar Halloween Costume

Homemade Zoltar Halloween Costume

We made this Zoltar Halloween costume using a box from a microwave. We painted it to roughly match the colors of the Zoltar video game machine from pictures we found online. I’m not sure if this game even exists anymore, but everyone recognized it immediately. I used a box cutter to cut out the window … Read more

Coolest Zoltar Speaks and Gypsy Halloween Costume Ideas

Zoltar Speaks and Gypsy Halloween Costume Ideas

Zoltar Speaks and Gypsy Halloween Costume Ideas: ZOLTAR COSTUME- BOX: Using duck tape, I taped together 3 boxes that I got from a clothing store at the mall (I just asked the manager and he was happy to give them to me). I spray painted the box with gold spray paint, taped a red piece … Read more