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Frankenstein Wine Cork Craft

Wine Cork Frankenstein Craft

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Frankenstein wine cork craft is a fusion of rustic charm and gothic fantasy. Repurpose those saved wine corks, gather some felt, googly eyes, and glue, and bring your mini monster to life. Not only is this craft eco-friendly, but it’s also a whimsical addition to your spooky season decor. Let your creativity flow like fine wine and breathe life into these unique Franken-corks.

Frankenstein Wine Cork Craft

These little Frankensteins are easy to make for family, friends, co-workers, or kids’ teachers. These mini monsters can stand proudly as table placeholders for your Halloween feast. Add a name tag to each, and let your guests find their designated spots. You could also attach magnets to the back of each Frankenstein and let them haunt your refrigerator or metallic surfaces.

Frankenstein Craft Supplies

wine cork Frankenstein craft supplies

Wine Cork Frankenstein Directions

Glue the Corks Together

Wine corks set out in 5 rows of 4 with a glue gun

Set out the 20 wine corks on your work surface. Place them in five rows of four corks each.

Wine corks in rows with a glue gun

Glue 4 wine corks together to create 5 rows of corks.

Wine corks glued together in a rectangle with a glue gun

Then stack and glue the rows together on top of each other to create a rectangle.

Paint the Corks

Wine corks in a rectangle with ends painted green, green paint, and a paint brush

Paint the ends of the corks with muted light green acrylic craft paint using a paintbrush. 

Add the hair, eyebrows, and mouth

Frankenstein patterns cut out of black felt and a pair of scissors

Download, print, and cut out the FRANKENSTEIN PATTERNS. Trace or pin the patterns to black craft felt and cut them out with scissors.

Frankentsein felt hair glued to top of wine cork rectangle and a glue gun

Glue the zig-zag edge of the hair to the top row of corks.

Frankenstein hair glued on top of wine corks and a glue gun

Fold the felt over the top of the cork rectangle and glue it to the top of the corks.

Sides of Frankenstein hair glued down and a glue gun

Finish off Frankensteins’ hair by gluing the remaining felt tabs to the right and left side of the top row of corks.

Create Frankenstein’s Face

Small wood bead painted green, green paint, paint brush

Paint the wooden bead with muted light green acrylic craft paint. Set aside to dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.

wood spools painted silver, silver paint and paint brush

Paint the two mini wooden spools with silver acrylic craft paint. Let the paint dry and apply a second coat, if necessary. It is possible that you could use large thumbtacks and paint them silver.

Frankenstein wine cork face with googly eyes and a glue gun

Once the bead and spools are dry, create Frankenstein’s face. Glue two googly eyes and his mouth to the front (green part) of the wine corks. Add the eyebrows over the top of the eyes.

Glue gun, wooden spool and Frankenstein wine corks

Next, glue on the nose (bead) centered just under the eyes.

Finished Frankenstein wine cork craft

To finish the Wine Cork Frankenstein, attach the mini wooden spools to the right and left side of Frankenstein with a glue gun and glue sticks.

And that’s it! Your mini-monster is ready to haunt your home, office, or classroom until Halloween arrives.

Frankenstein Wine Cork Craft

Frankenstein wine cork craft is a fusion of rustic charm and gothic fantasy. Repurpose those saved wine corks, gather some felt, googly eyes, and glue, and bring your mini monster to life.

Active Time45 minutes

Total Time45 minutes

Yield: 1 Frankenstein head

Materials

  • 20 Wine Corks
  • Acrylic Craft Paint Muted Ligth Green and Silver
  • Craft Felt Black
  • Googly Eyes
  • 1 Wooden Bead
  • 2 Wooden Mini Spools

Instructions

  • Set out the 20 wine corks on your work surface. Place them in five rows of four corks each.

  • Glue 4 wine corks together to create 5 rows of corks.

  • Then stack and glue the rows together on top of each other to create a rectangle.

  • Paint the ends of the corks with muted light green acrylic craft paint using a paintbrush. 

  • Download, print, and cut out the FRANKENSTEIN PATTERNS. Trace or pin the patterns to black craft felt and cut them out with scissors.

  • Glue the zig-zag edge of the hair to the top row of corks. Fold the felt over the top of the cork rectangle and glue it to the top of the corks. Glue the remaining felt tabs to the right and left side of the top row of corks.

  • Paint the wooden bead with muted light green acrylic craft paint. Set aside to dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.

  • Paint the two mini wooden spools with silver acrylic craft paint. Let the paint dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.

  • Glue two googly eyes and his mouth to the front (green part) of the wine corks. Add the eyebrows over the top of the eyes.

  • Glue on the nose (bead) centered just under the eyes.

  • Attach the mini wooden spools to the right and left side of Frankenstein with a glue gun and glue sticks.