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10 ways to fold napkins that will wow your guests


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Napkins are that little special something on the dinner table, that personal touch, that spark of color and originality that we can change according to the mood we're in, what we're serving or even the occasion. 

The art of folding napkins is not just for professionals. Honestly, it's extremely easy and the only thing it requires is a little bit of patience. It's up to you to pick the design that you want and off you go! Whether it's for a Sunday lunch or a holiday meal, we love folding napkins into beautiful shapes, so here are 10 great ideas to wow your guests. 


The Iris


A napkin shaped like an iris is a beautiful addition to any holiday table. Whether you're using paper or cloth napkins, it works every time. 

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The basket

La corbeille

Presenting freshly-baked bread in a folded napkin basket is a really original idea! 

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The Fan


There's nothing easier than folding a cloth napkin into a fan, and it adds an exotic touch! 

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The Water Lily

Le nénuphar

Here’s a beautiful water lily napkin to decorate your dinner table. All that's left is to make a frog napkin and you'll be transported lake-side in no time! 

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The Bread Warmer

Le chauffe-pain

It's THE folded napkin to serve warm bread in. Keep your bread warm and your table crumb-free with this creative napkin fold. 

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The MiteR

La mitre

The miter is the famous headpiece that the Pope wears. A classic in folded napkins and an original way to present desserts and other treats like bread or cookies. 

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The Wave

La vague

How about this pretty wave for your next table decoration? It works for any occasion, whether festive or not! 

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The Sailboat

Le voilier

Bring a touch of vacation to your table with this napkin folded in the shape of waves... 

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The Orchid


A beautiful cloth flower on your guests' plate is cheaper than going to the florist!

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The Swan

Le cygne

The swan is the most classic folded napkin, but does that mean you know how to do it?  

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So, have you decided which folded napkin you'll do next? 

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