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Easter Bunny Napkins

All you need to master this sweet place setting is a starched square napkin, a ribbon, and a hard-boiled egg.

bunny ears napkins

Photography: Chelsea Cavanaugh

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

Don’t miss out: Get Martha’s Guide to Easter Eggs—it’s the exclusive resource for tutorials, tips, and decorating ideas.

 

Some magicians pull rabbits out of hats; others conjure them from the linen closet. With a (simple!) sleight of hand, you can become a pro at whipping up a stylish Easter tabletop that lets guests know they're somebunny special.

 

The Details: Sferra Festival napkin, in Blush, $58 for 4, sferra.com. Canvas Home Dauville dinner plate, $35; and salad plate, in Platinum, $25, canvashomestore.com.

materials

  • Dinner napkin (we used a 20-by-20-inch dinner napkin for this origami-inspired idea, but a square lunch napkin works too, so long as it’s starched and ironed)

  • Ribbon

  • Hard-boiled egg

  • Black paint marker

steps

  1. Fold a napkin into thirds.

    bunny ears napkins step 1
  2. Fold lower corners up to meet in center, creating a paper-airplane shape.

    bunny ears napkins step 2
  3. Flip over napkin so seam faces table. Fold in outer edges to meet in center.
    bunny ears napkins step 3
  4. Place an egg on pointed tip, tie “ears” above it with ribbon, and nestle egg into place.

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