Elegant Ways to Present Your Napkins at Your Wedding Reception

Napkins, they seem like a superficial detail when you think of weddings. But they are actually that finishing touch that invites your guests to the table.

Indeed, they are the first thing your guests see when sitting at the table. Thus, it is important to offer a space that is pleasing to the eye and that invites guests to enjoy the evening menu.

Currently, brides have several options to present their napkins on the table. They are available in different materials, textures, colors, and even ways to fold them. Each way offers a different style that adapts to the decoration of the wedding.  Whether from classic to whimsical.

So, if you still don’t know what to do with the napkins on your wedding day. This article will be the answer to your prayers. Here you will find a series of ideas that will help you bring to the table an elegant proposal that will adapt to your wedding decoration.

Knotted Napkins

Simple and elegant. In this case, the most important thing is the material, the texture, and the color. These factors will help you offer that extra detail when your guests unwrap the napkins. While the soft and washed-linen will offer a relaxed feel. 

You just need to fold the napkins into a knot and place each napkin on your guests’ plates. Finally, have fun with your wedding palette in order to create that color harmony in the table.

Rolled Napkins

This style is ideal for brides who love a classic vibe with simple lines. Its decoration is characterized by a sober design and a neutral color palette.

But how to achieve that detail of elegance? The answers lie in the napkins materials. Look for textures and colors that are delicate and attractive and these will make the napkins stand out on the plate. Finally, add the card on the plate and everything will be ready for your guests.

Gathered Napkins

Instead of tightening the napkins into a rectangle, gather them loosely. It will offer a relaxed style without having to sacrifice elegance. Play with your creativity a bit and tie the napkin with a brooch, create a bow, add flowers, or any other detail you want.

The secret to achieving this particular style is not to hold the napkin too tight. Bear in mind that it should have that loose and delicate effect.

Printed Menu

Printed Menus have been gaining popularity in recent years. This style is ideal for brides who want a whimsical wedding and are looking to color outside the lines when it comes to their wedding concept.

As you can see, you just have to add the menu to the napkin. It is a quite original detail that will undoubtedly captivate the attention of your guests.

Draped Napkin Under Salad Plate

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Many times you can find beauty in the simplest details. Let the rest of the table decor be the focus of attention and drape your napkin under the salad plate.

In this case, white and neutral colors work very well. And placing the napkin under the plate can be a quick and elegant solution to complete the last details of your reception decoration. Sometimes, keep it simple it’s the best option to have that elegant result that any bride looks.

If you find yourself planning your wedding reception and you don’t know how to entertain your guests, be sure to read our article on the best wedding reception activities.

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