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Transform Your Tablescape with 4 Easy Napkin Folding Ideas - Bluum Maison

Transform Your Tablescape with 4 Easy Napkin Folding Ideas

Hey there, fabulous hosts! Want to know a secret to make your dinner parties unforgettable or turning everyday meals into something special? It's all about the presentation. And what's a surprisingly easy way to amp up that presentation? Gorgeous, expertly folded cloth napkins!


These aren't just your run-of-the-mill table accessories. Oh no, they're little style statements that tell your guests, "I've got an eye for detail." Plus, they're eco-friendly, which is always a win!


In this blog post, we're going to take you on a journey through four fantastic cloth napkin folds that will impress your guests with little effort.


So, get ready to roll up your sleeves and add some wow to your dining experience. Let's get folding!

The Bow

Cloth Napkin Fold

The Bow fold is your go-to for an effortless and sophisticated touch. Let's get you creating this napkin masterpiece in no time:

Step 1: Start with a square cloth napkin.

Step 2: Begin at one corner and roll the napkin tightly all the way up, creating a long rolled strip.

Step 3: Fold in the top corner of the rolled strip to meet the roll-up, creating a triangular shape.

Step 4: Bring each rolled-up side of the napkin into the center, aligning them to form a bow-like look.

Step 5: Pinch the center of the folded napkin to hold the bow shape in place.

Step 6: Tie a loose knot in the center, allowing the top corners of the triangular fold to peek through the knot.

Step 7: Adjust the knot and the edges of the napkin, gently pulling and arranging them to achieve a neat and symmetrical appearance.

Watch the Bow Tie Napkin Tutorial by Stephanie Commisso

 

The Heart
Cloth Napkin Fold

 

Perfect for special occasions or a romantic dinner, the Heart Fold adds a delightful touch to your table. Follow these steps to create a lovely heart-shaped napkin:

Step 1: Begin with a square napkin and fold it in half diagonally to form a triangle.

Step 2: Fold the napkin into rectangle shapes, moving upwards. This will create multiple layers.

Step 3: Pinch the center of the folded edge and bring both corners upwards, meeting at the top.

Step 4: Take the top corner (the one with the folded edge) and twist it outward and downward, creating a diagonal fold.

Step 5: Tuck the twisted corner inward, sliding it into the pocket formed by the layers of the folded napkin. This will create one-half of the heart shape.

Step 6: Repeat the same twisting and tucking process on the other side, ensuring that both halves of the heart are symmetrical.

Step 7: Gently adjust the edges and curves of the folded napkin as needed, shaping it into a more defined heart shape.

Watch the Heart Napkin Tutorial by Stephanie Commisso

 

The Simple Tie
Cloth Napkin Fold

For a sleek and stylish look, the Simple Tie is an excellent choice. Follow these steps to achieve this chic napkin fold:

Step 1: Begin with a square napkin.

Step 2: Roll the napkin diagonally, starting from the bottom corner and rolling towards the top corner.

Step 3: Tuck the top corner of the napkin into the rolled-up portion, creating a secure hold.

Step 4: Starting from the center of the rolled-up napkin, twist it outward in a spiral motion. This adds a stylish touch to the design.

Step 5: Loosely make a knot with the twisted roll-up. This knot will serve as the centerpiece of the fold.

Step 6: Adjust the center knot, ensuring it is balanced and creates a neat, tied appearance.

Watch the Simple Tie Napkin Tutorial by Stephanie Commisso

 

The Bundle
Cloth Napkin Fold

If you're looking for an easy and eye-catching napkin fold, the Bundle is the way to go. Here's how you can achieve this simple fold:

Step 1: Start with a square napkin and fold it diagonally to form a triangle.

Step 2: Pinch the bottom point of the triangle and gently pull it through your hand, creating a gathered effect.

Step 3: Take a ribbon or twine and loosely tie it around the center of the pinched napkin, securing the bundle.

Step 4: Carefully flare out the top of the napkin, spreading the folded layers to create an attractive display.

Watch the Bundle Napkin Tutorial by Stephanie Commisso

 

Bluum Maison cloth napkin folds add elegance and charm to any dining occasion. By mastering these four beautiful, yet simple napkin folds, you can effortlessly elevate your table settings and impress your guests. Remember, practice makes perfect, so don't hesitate to experiment with different techniques and styles. With a bit of creativity and attention to detail, you'll soon become a napkin-folding pro, adding a touch of sophistication to every meal. 

Which napkin fold are you going to try?

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