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Crown Napkin Fold

Crown Napkin Fold

Treat your guests like royalty with table settings fit for a king. Napkin crowns are creative table décor that will make your next dinner party both formal and fun!

Download napkin folding tutorial here (PDF) or for visual instructions, click each image to open in a new window.


  • 1

    Start with a square Chinet Classic® Dinner Napkin completely unfolded. Fold the paper 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.