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by Madeline Link (subscribe)
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Published April 22nd 2013
See what your future holds

Dimly lit candles line the walls as gypsies in luxurious fur coats and velvet gowns sit across one another, each intrigued by the enigmatic mystery that is fortune telling. Here's how you and your friends can transform yourselves from the girl next door to gypsy queen for a fun night of fortune telling.

Set the Scene: Light a few candles, hang up some fairy lights and set the table with an array of knick knacks, old books and delicious snacks to convert a boring living room to a gypsy caravan. Don't be afraid to find some spooky or traditional Romani music to put you in the psychic mood. Your gypsy powers will flow more naturally if you really play the part.

Dress Up: Have fun with it! Grab a fur coat from the local op-shop or adorn yourself with jewels, dark lipstick and ragged shawls. The fourteenth century gypsies didn't give their most accurate readings in track pants.

Things You Will Need:

A deck of tarot cards Remember, it's all about interpretation so you don't need to be a legitimate psychic, just let the answers come to you. Maybe you see an in-ground pool in your friend's future, or perhaps a wild career change; you'll never know until you open up your ears to the universe.

Fortune Cookies - Not only are these delicious, but they can be a great source of inspiration as you test your fortune telling abilities.

Loose leaf tea Loose leaf tea is great for doing tea readings, after you've finished a cup don't be afraid to look in the bottom to find your fortune.

A crystal ball If however your local store is out of crystal balls, a Magic 8 Ball will do the trick.

A set of willing hands Reading palms doesn't have to be difficult and there are plenty of charts online to get you and your fellow gypsies headed in the right direction.

Pizza Predicting people's futures is no easy feat and as a rookie gypsy you'll need your strength.

Now you have everything you need, it's time to jump on the gypsy bandwagon, let your psychic powers come to you and see what the future holds. I predict nothing but intrigue and mystery.
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