Dropping dry ice in water is a classic Halloween party trick to add some foggy, mysterious fun. But why settle for a plain old bubbling punch bowl when you can whip up this simple DIY dry ice Frankenstein centerpiece with nothing more than a glass vase and a few crafting supplies?

Pair Frankenstein with our DIY mummy vase centerpiece and your Halloween table is sure to be spook-tacular!

Frankenstein centerpiece instructions
  • large, sturdy glass vase
  • black adhesive foam sheets
  • X-acto knife
  • 2 empty thread spools
  • silver paint
  • glue gun
  • glue sticks
  • googly eyes
  • green food coloring
  • warm water
  • dry ice
  • tongs
  1. Make Frankenstein’s hair by wrapping foam sheet around the vase to measure for size.
  2. Cut rectangular piece large enough to cover the entire top quarter of vase.
  3. Cut a series of triangles out of bottom of foam strip.
  4. Remove cover on adhesive backing, and apply to top of vase.
  5. Use X-acto knife to cut additional foam sheets into stitches and mouth.
  6. Apply stitches and mouth to vase with craft glue.
  7. Paint thread spools silver, allow to dry and secure them both sides of vase with craft glue.
  8. Glue googly eyes to vase, and set aside for at least an hour to dry.
  9. Fill vase three-quarters full with warm water and add a few drops of green food coloring.
  10. Carefully add a few chunks of dry ice with tongs.
  11. Refresh dry ice as needed.


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