With February 14th fast approaching, love is in the air. How will you express your affection? The old way? Last-minute scramble for reservations at an over-packed restaurant? Why not try celebrating the Linen Chest way? In our book, it’s a no-brainer. For a truly special evening, take it far from the madding crowd, with an intimate meal at home. Thanks to Linen Chest, raising the romance bar is as easy as one, two, three nifty folded napkins. All you need to set the mood for love.

Pssst... Not sure what to serve for your Valentine's Day dinner? Get inspired with our simple three-course menu.

1) The Rose

Step 1: Iron or steam the table napkins. 

Step 2-3: Grab a corner and roll the napkin tightly toward the opposite corner

Step 4: Take one end of the roll and roll it up.

Step 5: To secure the shape, tuck one end of the napkin under a fold. Voilà!

Step 6: You can add rose leaves for a finishing touch.Romantic Napkin Folding

2) The Heart

Step 1: Fold pressed napkin in half.

Step 2: Repeat step one.

Step 3: Fold left -hand side as pictured above.

Step 4: Repeat with the right hand side.

Step 5: Shape into a heart by tucking the corners as pictured above. (apply iron to keep folds in place)

Step 6: We added a velvet stick-on heart to jazz up the look.Romantic Napkin Folding

3) The Envelope

Step 1: Take one corner of pressed napkin and fold to the middle.

Step 2: Repeat with the opposite corner.

Step 3: Fold the right corner to meet the other two.

Step 4: Fold again.

Step 5: Fold a final time to form the envelope pocket

Step 6: You now have an envelope! If you have a message of love to put inside, now is the time to do it.

Step 7: For a loving touch, seal the envelope with a velvet stick-on heart.
Romantic Napkin Folding

Romantic napkin folding never looked easier! Ready to get your fold on? Check out our large selection of napkins, here.