Creative way of doing up table napkins - This simple embellishment gives classy touch to even ordinary ones!
large square fabric napkins, ironed
flat ornaments, up to 4 to 5 inches in diameter
Lay napkin on a flat surface.*
Fold napkin in half diagonally into a triangle.
Fold long folded side (bottom of triangle) halfway to point of triangle.
Turn napkin overso the widest side is on top.
Fold right and left points up to the point in center, forming one point.
Fold right and left sides in half so the edges meet in the center of the napkin.
Pick up at center fold and turn napkin over; napkin will have a pocket on the bottom half and the top half forms a point.
Tuck ornament just inside of pocket; lay silverware to sides of plate. Repeat with remaining napkins and ornaments.
*If using patterned napkins, place patterned side down and fold as directed.
Learning the knack of napkin art is fun and can dress up a dining table without a big time commitment or cost! It’s as easy as a flip of the wrist. Try one of these embellishments instead of the snowflake.
•Snowman or Santa magnet
•Miniature grapevine wreath, up to 4 inches in diameter
•Miniature pine wreath, up to 4 inches in diameter
•Individual wooden or magnetic letters
•Fresh or artificial flowers
Good-quality, heavy paper napkins can be used instead of fabric napkins for casual occasions or for a kids’ table.
Your napkins don’t need to match. It can be even more fun to use a couple of coordinating colors or patterns and alternate them on the table.
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