During the holiday season, dinners and lunches are inescapable. However, they can also be fun to prepare for, not only because of the cooking, but also because of the presentation of your table. If you were wondering how you can make your Christmas dinner table more welcoming, we’ve got all the ideas sorted for you. The following simple napkin folding techniques are just what you need impress your guests at your next dinner party!
1. The Standing Fan
You will need to try it out to see how this fan makes an instant grand effect on your dinner table. Place it standing on your guests’ empty plates to welcome them in style.
2. The Candle
There’s always room for another candle – this beautiful napkin arrangement will create a peaceful, warm atmosphere for a Christmas gathering, especially if the right colors are chosen.
3. Silverware Pouch
There’s no need for something elaborate to make your dinner table look appealing. This napkin technique is a simple one, but it gives a convenient and stylish place for your cutlery to sit.
4. The Rose
If you’re looking to amaze your friends and family with some fancy napkins, here’s where your search should end. This rose technique is incredibly easy to make, but creates the perfect classic look. Add anything from a candle to a wine glass in the center to keep the arrangement in place – perhaps you may make it look like a Christmas Poinsettia by using some more creativity.
5. The Elf Shoe
This tiny elf shoe arrangement will not only amuse young kids at the table, but just about any other guest. Make it even more exciting by placing a little treat inside the napkin to give some special surprises.
6. The Basket
This is a unique napkin arrangement you can use for any kind of occasion, from Christmas, to Easter, birthday celebrations and anniversaries. Personalize it by placing something related to the occasion inside.
7. Bird of Paradise
Beautify your table by folding up your napkins into an outstanding bird of paradise. It’s one elegant way to make your guests feel welcome and well-treated.
8. Christmas Tree
You may have never thought of transforming your napkins into mini Christmas trees, but now that you’ve seen it, you will want to try it out. Pick a nice green napkin color, top your tree with something fancy, and let the complimenting begin!