Easy napkin folding ideas for beautiful Easter table decor. Learn how to make a pouch out of a napkin to hold flowers, candy and more! 

Napkin Folding Ideas Easter Table Decor

Easter Table Decor Napkin Folding Ideas

Have you ever wanted to know creative ways for how to fold a napkin? Today I’ve got an easy napkin folding idea that you can use three ways for your Easter dinner table.

Unique napkin folds can make your Easter table decor extra entertaining. I’m happy to show you these fantastic fillable pouch napkins by Matthew Mead. 

3 Easy Napkin Folding Ideas for Easter 

These pretty napkins decorations are a perfect way to deliver Easter treats on your dinner table.

Napkin Folding Ideas - Easter Table Decor and Napkin Fold Tutorial

1. Fresh Flower Napkin Fold

Create a pretty Easter place setting by filling the pouch with a small potted plant with colorful blooms. Place a Happy Easter tag inside of the pot. Click Here to download my free printable Easter card pictured below.

Napkin Folding Ideas - Easter Table Decor and Napkin Fold Tutorial - Flower pot and free printable place setting tag


2. Candy Basket Napkin Fold

For a candy filled Easter basket, fill the napkin pouch with candy eggs and place blooming or leafy twigs in each side to form a faux basket handle. Attach a monogram sticker to the outside for each friend and family member at your dinner table.

How to fold a Flower Pot Napkin Pouch Tutorial


3. Party Favor Napkin Fold

For a take-away Easter dinner party favor, tie the napkin pouch with a ribbon and fill empty egg shells filled with real chocolate.  Add a personal greeting on each egg with rub-off letters.

Napkin Folding Ideas - Easter Table Decor and Napkin Fold Tutorial

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Napkin Folding Instructions – How to Fold a Napkin to Make a Pouch

Matthew turned a simple cream-colored linen dinner napkin into a beautiful creation! Enjoy this simple how to fold a napkin pouch tutorial. 

  1. Iron all napkins flat.
  2. Fold napkin on the diagonal.
  3. Fold straight edge of the napkin halfway toward the point.
  4. Fold the left side in to the center.
  5. Fold the right side into the center.
  6. Fold remaining points down… one to the front and one to the back.
  7. Use the finished pouch to fill with table favors.

How to fold a Napkin Tutorial

For the fresh flowers pictured above, fill pouch with votive holder and fill holder with water. Arrange with spring flowers.

Thanks for the creative inspiration Matthew!

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Flea Market Finds Magazine by Matthew MeadMatthew Mead is a stylist, writer, author, photographer, lifestyle editor, and noted style expert. The former style editor of Country Home magazine and co-editor in chief of Flea Market Style magazine (2010), Matthew is the official food photographer for the Associated Press and is a regular contributor to Better Homes and Gardens and Victoria magazine.


Originally published on April 6, 2012

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  1. We are going to use this fold at my daughter's wedding reception as favors. She is having a simple country themed wedding on the 4th of july so we are using red whint and blue bandana's instead of napkins and they will be part of the favor themselves! Really fun to do!

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