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DIY Tree Napkin Tutorial from <em>Holidays</em> 2017

A time-honored ode to a classic Christmas icon inspires a tablescape brimming with verdant delights. For a final touch to top off the setting, craft a merry napkin fold to resemble the tree that inspired the scheme. All you’ll need are fabric napkins in a green hue that coordinates with your tablescape. Guests at your holiday gathering will be delighted by the seasonal presentation. Follow our easy DIY tree napkin tutorial to create a the same arrangements in our Settings for the Holidays feature in the Holiday 2017 special issue. Go to the next page to see the instructions. 

Step 1
Start with a square fabric napkin, and fold it twice to form a smaller square.




Step 2
Fold each layer’s bottom corner toward the top corner, making sure to leave space between each layer; turn the napkin over while holding the folds in place.





Step 3
With the napkin facing down, fold both side corners over, aligning the tops of each layer in a way that forms a small triangle at the top.



Step 4
Flip the napkin again, and fold up the first layer to form the top of the tree, then fold up the rest, hiding each tip under the fold above it.



Go to the next page to see the final product in a gorgeous seasonal settings.

Get more seasonally inspired ideas, recipes, and features by picking up your copy of Southern Lady’s Holidays 2017 today! Our special issue instantly available via digital editions, online, and on newsstands!