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05/27/2016 03:58 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Memorial Day DIY -- G.I. Cap Napkin Fold

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Take your Memorial Day celebration up a notch with this impressive napkin fold. You will feel guilty accepting all the compliments knowing how easy it was to create. You get a lot of bang for your buck (effort) with this one. Go ahead, pull out a napkin and try it!

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To see the entire tablescape featuring this clever napkin fold, click here.

Let's get started!

This napkin fold is best done with a crisp, starched napkin. The stiffness will help the napkin hold its shape. If you can't use a stiff napkin, you may need to tack the folds in place.

1. Start with a square napkin.

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2. Fold the napkin in half.

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3. Fold each end into the center.

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4. Unfold the top layer of one side, creating a triangle at the top.

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5. Repeat the same on the other side.

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6. Fold the extended part under the napkin.

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7. Repeat the same on the other side.

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8. Make a fold on the bottom, meeting the end of the triangle.

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9. Fold it over again. This time you will cover the ends of the triangle.

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10. Turn it over and repeat on the other side.

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Viola!

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To get step by step instructions to create this celebratory tablescape, click here.

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