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3 Fun Ways to Fold Napkins Into Christmas Trees

Need some easy ideas for a festive table setting? Looking for that little creative extra to impress your guests? In this tutorial, we present three ways to fold napkins into Christmas trees. We used paper napkins, but these techniques work just as well with cloth ones.

Get a 30-second preview of the steps in this stop-motion video and then follow the instructions below for the details. Try not to be discouraged if your first attempts don’t go as quickly as you’d like. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to fold the napkins in no time — at least, that’s what happened to me.

For the perfect holiday table setting, have a clear idea of the colors you want to use — pick no more than three — and choose napkins and other decorations accordingly. It’s also important to have a shiny “spotlight” that draws light onto your setting. Think about adding a gold, silver, metallic black or crystal element to the decor.