February 10, 2017 Kim Cox

Heart Shaped Napkin Fold -2 Ways

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A heart shaped napkin fold?  It’s easy peasy lemon squeezy!   You can do it in the time it takes you to read this paragraph.  In fact, it’s so easy, I can show you not just one, but two ways to do it!  We Gracious Girls always have a few tricks up our sleeves!

Why not surprise him with a cute and easy heart shaped napkin fold! Napkin folds are an easy way to instantly upgrade your table. You’ve got to use a napkin, why not make it a heart shaped one? A special napkin fold is just another way to take it up a notch.

HEART SHAPED NAPKIN FOLD #1

Here’s a sneak peak at the napkin fold that I’m about to show you. See how it transforms this table? It’s so beautiful and it takes no skill and only a few seconds to do. Let’s get to it!

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To see more pictures of this tablescape, click here. 

  1.  Start with a square napkin.

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2.  Fold it diagonally to create a big triangle.

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3.  Accordion pleat it until you have only the tip left.

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Heart napkin fold

4.  Make sure the point is on top. You may have to flip it over.

Heart napkin fold

Heart napkin fold
5.  Holding the point, pull the tips of the napkin upward until the tips meet. It will look like a leaf.

Heart napkin fold
6.  Making sure to keep the point stable, twist the ends of the tip.

Heart napkin fold
7.  Tuck the twisted ends of the tip under.

Heart napkin fold

8. Soften and manipulate the edges so that the heart forms.

Heart napkin fold
9.  Make sure both sides of the heart are uniform.

Heart napkin fold
10.  Accessorize with flowers, feathers, or whatever you have available.

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Who wouldn’t feel special dining at this table?

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HEART SHAPED NAPKIN FOLD NUMBER 2.

  1.  Start with a square napkin.

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2.  Fold it in half.

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3.  Fold in half, then in half again, creating a long rectangle.

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4.  From the center point, fold the napkin diagonally.

Napkin-Fold-Heart-45.  Repeat the fold on the other side, creating a point.

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6.  Working on the two diagonally folded ends, fold the outer edges inward, creating a point.

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7.  Repeat on the other side.

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8.  Flip it over and voila!

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10.  Accesorize it with flowers, or whatever you choose.

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There you have it!

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To learn the secrets to creating this Valentine’s Day table for two, click here. 

Now you have everything you need to set a stunning table for two!  When you set yours, take a pic and share it with me!

Photo credit:  Karen Thomas at KPFUSION.com

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