DIY 'Romantical' Napkin Folding

Milena Kukurekovic

Valentine's Day is a date to express love and affection. Therefore, as we draw closer to Valentine's Day, the best advice we can give you is to spend some quality time together in an intimate and romantic dinner at home with your beloved by your side! Yes, falling in love is truly a magical feeling, but capturing the essence of love is about adding a dash of romance to your relationship. Therefore, you need more intimate and artistic yet simple ways to express your love. And as always, Smarty Had A Party has got you covered! To turn the romance up by several notches, we have put together a beautiful DIY Romantical Napkin Folding featuring a lovely red color palette that oozes a whimsical aura and will make your date night unforgettable. Since these are romantic napkins, you can use a flower in their decoration, such as a rose flower, margarita, tulips, etc. Especially if a romantic dinner is preceded by a special occasion, then you can insert or better hide a small gift in the napkin!

Napkins are an inevitable part of every meal. So, by making different shapes of napkins, you get an exciting decoration on the table, and you provide your guests with a pleasant meal.
You can get a completely different decoration by folding the napkins with each cutlery placed on the festive table. 
Bending napkins has become not only a fun and creative task for every housewife but also an inevitability that significantly contributes to a better impression at the table.
One way to show your creativity is to make decorative napkin rings, which will give your delicate creation an even greater uniqueness!
So, if you have no idea how to decorate a romantic dinner, you can try one of the following solutions. Choose paper or linen napkins and add a more festive look to your table.
And that's not all, Smarties. Since you will be more relaxed and enjoy more time with your beloved by ordering tableware and party supplies you need ahead of time through Smarty Had A Party, we decided to organize a fantastic Valentine's Day Sale

Shop now for Valentine's Day, and don't forget to use our COUPON CODE: VAL15 to get 15% OFF SITEWIDE!

DIY 'Romantical' Napkin Folding

Here are three 'romantical' (I make up words when the moment calls for it) napkin folding tutorials to help your table look extra flirty for that special someone of yours.

The Rose Napkin Fold 

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1. Fold the napkin in half lengthwise. (Check out all of Smarty's colorful napkins or use the one featured in the picture above: Classic Red Paper Cocktail Napkins)

2. Continue folding half lengthwise until the napkin is approximately 3 inches wide. 

3. Holding the napkin taut at one end, roll the napkin up along the length of the fold.

4. Place the napkin in a cup (Pick one out from Smarty's excellent selection of Elegant Plastic Drinkware! I used Smarty's Square White Plastic Coffee Mug) and separate/ loosen the folds of the napkin as desired to create a rose-like appearance. 

The Layered Heart Napkin Fold 

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1. Position the napkin with one corner facing you and fold two opposite corners to meet in the middle of the napkin.

2. Beginning with one side, fold the napkin like a fan along the length of the napkin in approximately 1 ½ - 2-inch sections to the midpoint of the napkin.

DIY Valentine's Day Romantic Heart Napkin Folding Steps 1-2 by #SmartyHadAParty

3. Repeat with the second side.

4. Fold the two halves of the napkin together with the folds facing outward.

5. Flatten the napkin along the long edge. 

6. Fold each end of the napkin toward the midpoint of the napkin

7. Place napkin along its side, fluffing gently outward to create the appearance of a heart. Place the heart folded napkin on one of Smarty's Plastic Dinner Plates or use the sharp modern look of the square plates featured in these photos: 9.5" Square Red Plastic Dinner Plates8" Square White Plastic Plastic Plates10.75" Square White Plastic Dinner Plates.


The Flat Heart Napkin Fold

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1. Lay down an unfolded napkin; spread it out flat on the table

2. Fold the napkin in half lengthwise.

3. Fold in half lengthwise again.

4. Fold one end of the napkin at a 45-degree angle to the midpoint.

5. Fold the other end of the napkin at a 45-degree angle to meet the other folded portion.

6. Fold each half of the napkin inward at a 30-degree angle to create a triangle in the middle of the napkin.

7. Fold the outer portions at a 45-degree angle to meet the triangle's edges created in step 5, making the points at the top of the heart.

If you were thrilled with this blog post, then make sure to check out the rest of our Valentine-inspired tableware, complete Smarty's entire romantic table setting look, and make this most romantic holiday of the year even more dreamy and unique.

Shop this selection of Valentine's Day beautiful plastic plates: 

Red Square Plastic Plates Dinnerware Value Set White with Red and Gold Chord Rim Plastic Dinnerware Value Set Solid Red Holiday Round Disposable Plastic Dinnerware Value Set
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