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How to Fold a Napkin into a Fortune Cookie

Learn how to fold a napkin into a fortune cookie with the napkin folding instructions in this Howcast video.

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Now we're going to learn how to make a fortune cookie.

And it's a great idea to turn into a place card for your guests for your next Asian-themed party.

So you're going to take your square napkin, you're going to turn it so it's a diamond shape. And you're going to fold the corner to the corner.

And then you're going to take your left and right corners and fold to the peak up here at an angle. And then you have a diamond shape.

What you're going to do is flip it over and fold it in half to another triangle. So you'll see you have a gap in here.

And then what you're going to do is raise it up, prop it up, fold it in half and you can see it looks like a fortune cookie! Put it on the plate.

So for the fortune teller place card insert, you can just cut a long rectangular shape, similar to a fortune that you get in a fortune cookie. And you can write your guest's name on there. My friends always come in for dinner. You can also use card stock or any type of paper that you want.

And right here in this fold you're going to insert it in; it's going to be a nice complement to your fortune cookie.

And that's how you make a fortune teller, fortune cookie napkin.

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