An elegantly folded napkin makes such an impression on dinner guests, and requires little time or skill on the host's part. Sometimes it's fun to practice these techniques for napkin folding and decide which one goes best with your table settings ahead of time.
In lieu of a traditional napkin fold, why not try something a bit more inventive and artful? Even the simplest folding techniques can transform your guest's place setting -- the modern fold is one of my favorites. Here is the easy how-to for that technique, as well as a few other styles to try.