How To Do A Snowflake Napkin Fold….And Others Too!


I don’t know about you, but my thoughts are still focused on Friday’s tragedy that I’m finding it difficult to be as productive as I need to be right now.  However, I’m trying hard and getting things crossed off my list.

You may know by now that I love to do tablescapes,such as my Christmas scape from last December (remember those skiis?) Part of that includes fun folds for my linen napkins.  Today I have another step-by-step tutorial on how to create a snowflake fold. 

But…

It is a fold that can also be called a “flower” fold or a “star” fold.

Whatever floats your boat and serves its purpose.

First, let me acknowledge that there are a lot of pictures but don’t let that discourage you.   This is a really easy fold, I just wanted to make sure I showed each step – and then some Smile

Second, it is a beautiful fold and adds “dimensional drama” to your table.  It looks as though you are using more than one napkin.

Third, the pretty hands you see in the pictures belong to Cassidy.  My hands were too busy taking the pictures – and they aren’t that pretty!

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So let’s get started…

1.  Start out with a wrinkle-free square linen napkin.

How To Make A Snowflake, Flower Or Star Napkin Fold By Turnstyle Vogue

2.  Fold all corners to the center.

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3.  Now fold all four corners to the center again.

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4.  Holding the center, flip the napkin over.

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5.  Fold the four corners to the center one final time.

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6.  While holding the center, place your hand underneath and grab the open edge of the napkin.

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7.  Pull the corner out, working your way around.

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8.  Now, place your hand underneath the side and grab the open corner of the napkin.

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9.  Pull the corner so that it is exposed, but do not pull it all the way out.  The fold should remain.

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10.  You now have your snowflake.

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Use a red napkin and perhaps it is a Poinsettia?

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Or another flower with the textured green?

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Or a Christmas star?

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Formal New Year’s Eve attire with black and a crystal embellishment?

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However you choose to use them…

Whatever you choose to call them…

They are PERFECT for the season, or anytime of the year.

In case you want to mix it up, or set more than one tablescape for the holidays, here are the other tutorials for these five napkin folds:

 

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Oh…and remember my hand model?   I caught her giving the pooch a smooch as soon as I left the room.

Christmas At Home

Sure is hard to find good help these days.

Be inspired,

 

Linking to:

MONDAY
Cowgirl Up! at Crafty Texas Girls
Get Your Craft On – Today’s Creative Blog
Metamorphosis Monday
Home Stories A To Z
Thrifty Decor Chick - First Monday of Every Month

TDC Before and After

TUESDAY

Tip Junkie handmade projects

DIY By Design
Project Queen
Tip Junkie
My Uncommon Slice Of Suburbia
Elizabeth & Co.
Not Just A Housewife
Coastal Charm: Nifty Thrifty Tuesday
WEDNESDAY
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
Restore Interiors
domestically speaking: power of paint party
THURSDAY
From My Front Porch To Yours
The Brambleberry Cottage
No Minimalist Here – Open House Party
 Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps On The Porch   
My Repurposed Life
beyond the picket fence
Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Creek Cottage
house of hepworths 
36th avenue

FRIDAY

Inspiration Friday At The Picket Fence
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Tater Tots and Jello
stuff and nonsense

SATURDAY

Funky Junk Interiors
The DIY Showoff
Be Different Act Normal
SUNDAY

Debbiedoo’s
Sisters of the Wild West – Sister Sunday Link Party
Nifty Thrifty Things
Under The Table And Dreaming

 

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Comments

  1. Those are very clever Shari. I love them.

  2. I was going to compliment your hands, and am glad that you showed your beautiful model!

    This is so helpful, and beautiful, thanks for taking the time to post this enjoyable tutorial. Love all of them; the envelope is so cute.

  3. Brenda J. M says:

    Love that style for the napkin folds. I can just imagine your table-setting being outstanding at Christmas. Shame to mess it up huh? :)
    I also love the look of calm contentment on that puppy-dogs face and your daughters’ obvious affection for that beaut of a dog.
    What a great sight for under a Christmas tree – love of people and our pets.

  4. Love it! Thank you for sharing!!!

  5. Kimberly Bruhn says:

    Thanks Shari! Did you get snow? We have a couple inches and a 2-hour delay down here in Ashland…not enough for sledding down our street, but it sure is pretty!

  6. Thanks for sharing this tut! I love finding new ways to fold napkins and this one looks so pretty.
    Debbie :)

  7. Great tutorial, but I really love the smooch for the pooch!

  8. Sherri, This is perfect!!! I love the snowflake idea! I can think of so many ways to use this pretty napkin fold!!!
    Please stop by StoneGable for TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS… my weekly linky party. Your great napkin tutorial would be such a welcomed addition!!! Link goes live tomorrow at 8:00 pm… hope to see you there!

  9. Wow!! Super idea. Happy Holidays from my home to yours! This is lovely. I am visiting you via Wow Us Wednesdays and I look forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas!

  10. What an awesome touch this is going to add to my Christmas Breakfast table. Thanks so much for sharing!

    Katie
    http://www.funhomethings.com

  11. Pretty, pretty napkin fold–I am pinning this and then practicing! I love the idea of using it as a flower for an early-spring table. Thank you so much for the great tutorial, Shari!

  12. Fabulous, Shari! I think I’ll be borrowing this idea for a bridal shower next year. ;)

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

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