Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Napkin Fold Tutorial

Welcome to the 280th Tablescape Thursday! Two years ago, the day before Valentine's Day, I posted about a few Valentine's Day decorations in the guest room.  I decorated the foot of the bed with heart garland.   I placed a little teascape on a wicker tray along with a few sweet-scented daffodils cut from the garden.   For this cheerful tea setting, I created a cute, heart … [Read more...]


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4-Leaf Clover Napkin Fold for St. Patrick’s Day Table Setting

Last week for Tablescape Thursday, I shared a fun St. Patrick's Day table setting with a Shamrock Cookie Tree centerpiece.  If you missed that tablescape you'll find it here:  St. Patrick's Day Table Setting and you'll find the recipes for Shamrock cookies and icing here: Shamrock Sugar Cookies and Icing Recipes   The tablescape also included a napkin fold in the shape of a 4-leaf clover. … [Read more...]


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Starfish Napkin Fold

Recently, for Tablescape Thursday, I posted a table setting with a beach/coastal feel.   That table setting also included a fun, easy-to-make starfish napkin fold.  Here are the super easy steps to creating this fun napkin fold.   Lay your napkin out on a flat surface, with it turned on the diagonal.   Fold the top corner down until it meets the lower … [Read more...]


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Napkin Folding Tutorial: The Butterfly

  Recently, I created a table setting with a butterfly napkin fold. (You can view this tablescape in detail, HERE.)   I used this same napkin fold again for this table setting which can be viewed in full, HERE.   This fold is super easy to create.  I think it looks especially nice when created with a napkin that has a scalloped edge. Hope you enjoy this butterfly napkin fold … [Read more...]


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Sailboat Napkin Fold

This napkin fold is a great fold to create with a striped napkin but it will work with any pattern. I used a 20" square, blue and white striped napkin for this tutorial. Hope you enjoy this fun fold. It's a great one for summertime dining. Here's a second way to display this fold for a completely different look: You could even tuck a little surprise … [Read more...]


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Napkin Folding Tutorial: Double Sails

This napkin fold is a great fold to create with a striped napkin. I used a 20" square, blue and white striped napkin for this tutorial. (Sorry about some of the pics looking kind of weird. I took these pics on the porch and the shadows were coming and going. The camera couldn't figure out where to focus with all those stripes.) For more napkin folding ideas, click … [Read more...]


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Napkin Folding Tutorial: The Flower Basket

As you continue enjoying all the wonderful tablescapes linked for Tablescape Thursday, I thought I'd share another fun napkin fold. This one is called, The Flower Basket. It really helps if you use a napkin that is as square as possible. None of mine were perfectly square...but this one was pretty close. This fold looks especially pretty with a lace edged napkin. Happy Folding! :) Your finished … [Read more...]


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Napkin Folding Tutorial: The Artichoke Fold

Here's one more napkin fold I think you'll enjoy. This one is called the artichoke and I've taken a lot of pics of the in-between stages. Don't let it scare you that there are so many pics...I figure the more pics, the better. I really like this one...can't wait to use it in a future tablescape. For more napkin folding ideas, click on … [Read more...]


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Napkin Folding Tutorial: Triple Pocket Fold

While we continue visiting all the wonderful tablescapes posted for Tablescape Thursday, I have another fun little napkin fold to share with you today. This fold creates three pretty little pockets where you'll be able to tuck in flatware or place cards or flowers or even a little favor for your guests, if you like. Today, we are making the, Triple Pocket Fold. I didn't take time to press this napkin … [Read more...]


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Pocket Fold Napkin Folding Tutorial

A couple of weeks ago, I posted this summer tables setting for Tablescape Thursday. (You can see more pics of this tablescape here: Summertime Table Setting Tablescape with a Floral Centerpiece of Roses and Daisies.) Several folks expressed an interest in how this napkin fold is achieved. It's soooo easy...you're gonna love it. So, let's get started. By the way, if you have a napkin with a monogram or … [Read more...]


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