Monday, December 21, 2015

Festive Napkin Folding

The family is due to arrive any minute!

You've planned the meals, have the China out, polished the silverware, and are excited for their arrival.

While you wait, here is an idea to give that special touch to your table.

My chefy daughter learned the art of napkin folding. She has made some for you. We've also given the standard names for these folds. If you see one you like, go to You Tube for instructions. We have found some great instructional videos. Chefy daughter used them to practice will while studying for the napkin folding portion of her exam. She received 180% out of 100% on her exam. Wahoo!!!!

You know I only bring you the best. Without further ado, here is chefy daughter's napkin folding samples and their names.

The Rose - 
You Tube Link for The Rose fold

The Candlestick 
You Tube Link for The Candlestick Fold

The Triangle
You Tube Link for the Triangle Fold

The Fan
You Tube Link for the Fan Fold

The Bird of Paradise
You Tube for Bird of Paradise Fold

The Cardinal's Hat
You Tube Link to the Cardinal's Hat Fold

The Flower aka The Rosebud

You Tube Link to the Flower Fold

The Star-Instructions for this one will not be found on You Tube. Chefy daughter's instructor invented this one in an impromptu napkin folding challenge.

Many of these folds can also be done with paper napkins. Go ahead and give it a whirl. Surprise your family when a wonderfully folded napkin on their place setting.

If you missed any of the preparation for Christmas Festive celebration series simply scroll down to see: 
International Christmas Five Course Dinner, 
Eastern European Table Settings, and 
Unusual Christmas Traditions.

Merry Christmas!

I'll be taking a break until next Tuesday, celebrating Jesus's birthday with my family. I'll also be praying for all of you. Do you have any prayer requests?

See you next week!

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