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11 Christmas-Themed Napkin Folding Tutorials

Be the host that went above and beyond the usual merry festivities.
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You've set the Christmas table the same way year after year, most likely with the same red and gold porcelain and the same slowly dimming silverware—oh dear, did you forget to polish them again? This year, give your Christmas table a little extra holiday cheer with these festive napkin folds. Whether you're an amateur napkin-folder or origami mastermind, these tutorials make even the most beautiful folds incredibly easy. Plus, they'll look so intricate, no one will guess they took you just minutes to learn!

CLASSIC CHRISTMAS TREE

Ideal for any holiday party.

ELF SHOES

Festive holidays would be nothing without an elf reference here and there.

ELF HAT

Don't like the thought of elf shoes on your plate? Try the elf hat instead!

HOLIDAY BASKET

Fill this cute napkin basket with goodies and party favors for your dinner guests. Don't forget to tie around a red ribbon.

ARTISTIC CHRISTMAS TREE

A simpler Christmas tree for those who are short on time (or just don't care to learn).

CHRISTMAS STAR

A perfect choice if you plan to use paper napkins.

NEXT LEVEL STAR

For those who want to turn the Christmas star up a notch.

CUTE CHRISTMAS TREE

Using napkins with dual-colored sides, you can make your tree look like it's got a fresh coating of snow on its branches. Tip: Place a green or red peppermint stick at the base for an even more festive trunk.

THE NAPKIN POCKET

This is the most simple and elegant way to display your silverware.

THE CLASSIC PYRAMID

A more traditional fold.

INTRICATE FAN

If you're looking for a challenge, this beautiful setting is bound to impress. Try a white napkin with some holly placed in the center.

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