Crown Napkin Fold

Treat your guests like royalty with napkin crowns.

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  • 1

    Start with a square Chinet® Dinner napkin completely unfolded. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.

  • 2

    Orient the napkin so the open ends are pointing away fro you.

  • 3

    Fold the right corner up so that the point rests directly on top of the middle corner.

  • 4

    The edge of this new flap should lie on the centerline of the napkin.

  • 5

    Repeat on the other side, bringing the left most corner up to meet the middle corner.

  • 6

    This creates a diamond shape.

  • 7

    Flip the napkin over (horizontally) keeping the open part of the napkin at the top.

  • 8

    Fold the bottom of the napkin up about two-thirds of the way.

  • 9

    Press this fold down well.

  • 10

    Fold the smaller triangle down.

  • 11

    The point should rest on the near edge of the napkin.

  • 12

    Curl the left and right sides of the napkin up so they meet in the middle.

  • 13

    Tuck one into the other.

  • 14

    Flip over.

  • 15

    Stand up napkin and pull down on sides.

  • 16

    Tug at napkin where needed to even it up and round it out.