In ten minutes the table was ready and a napkin spread on it.
Carmen grabbed a napkin and began wiping the mashed potatoes from her hand.
Carmen grabbed a napkin and began dabbing at the punch.
He slid back away from the table, grabbing a napkin to dam the tea from the edge of the table.
It was another hour before I succeeded in getting her napkin folded.
She had put the napkin under her chin, instead of pinning it at the back, as was her custom.
Oops. You know, a bartender who fills the glass so high it spills over on the napkin and he has to say 'oops'?
He stood and wiped his mouth with a napkin.
At one point, the girl dropped her napkin and the boy reached beneath the table, picked it up, and replaced it daintily on her lap.
The words map and chart are derived from mappa and charta, the former being the Latin for napkin or cloth, the latter for papyrus or parchment.
I showed her the napkin and pinned it round her neck, then tore it off and threw it on the floor and shook my head.
These latter the butler thrust mysteriously forward, wrapped in a napkin, from behind the next man's shoulders and whispered: "Dry Madeira"...
The German tutor was trying to remember all the dishes, wines, and kinds of dessert, in order to send a full description of the dinner to his people in Germany; and he felt greatly offended when the butler with a bottle wrapped in a napkin passed him by.
He not only served but carved and helped the dishes, proffered the first or principal cup of wine to his master and his guests, and carried to them the basin, ewer or napkin when they washed their hands before and after meat.
He carried a white napkin upon his arm, and held the cup of wine very daintily with three of his fingers.
Tables were covered with white linen table cloths and adorned with violet colored napkins inside light gray napkin holders.
The Lord accepted the offering, and after using the napkin handed it back to her with the image of His face miraculously impressed upon it.
The official dress of the acolyte, according to Ordo V., was a close-fitting linen garment (camisia) girt about him, a napkin hanging from the left side, a white tunic, a stole (orarium) and a chasuble (planeta) which he took off when he sang on the steps of the ambone.
Only a few hours after my talk with Captain and Mrs. Keller (and they had agreed to everything), Helen took a notion that she wouldn't use her napkin at table.
He wrapped the bottle up to its neck in a table napkin and poured out wine for himself and for Pierre.
More careful investigation, moreover, throws very considerable doubt on the possibility of the derivation of the priest's stole from the ancient neck-cloth (orarium) and of the diaconal stole from a napkin used in the liturgy.
The head butler, napkin on arm, was scanning the setting of the table, making signs to the footmen, and anxiously glancing from the clock to the door by which the prince was to enter.
Then we had another tussle over folding her napkin.
He continued testing the tension on his bike chain, wiping the grease on a paper napkin.
Baby keys-These also make great napkin rings.
"So we are to have visitors, mon prince?" remarked Mademoiselle Bourienne, unfolding her white napkin with her rosy fingers.
But as soon as he had left the room the old prince, looking uneasily round, threw down his napkin and went himself.
When her husband took his place she concluded, from the rapid manner in which after taking up his table napkin he pushed back the tumbler and wineglass standing before him, that he was out of humor, as was sometimes the case when he came in to dinner straight from the farm--especially before the soup.
In the 10th century al-D'las`udi, writing in the very year in which it happened, tells how the Mahommedan ruler of Edessa, with the permission of the caliph, purchased peace of the emperor Romanus Lecapenus by surrendering to him the napkin of Jesus of Nazareth, wherewith he had dried himself after his baptism.
Cynthia fumbled with her napkin.
He sat down opposite her and picked up his napkin.
In the middle is represented the Assumption of the Virgin; on the hood is a seated figure of the Almighty bearing three souls in a napkin.
When she was satisfied with the amount of blood, she handed him a napkin.
materializes under an ungimmicked cloth napkin, and then just mysteriously melts away.
Clarence (he still has a table napkin tucked into his collar.
A clear glass charger plate sits gently on a daisy place mat with a white linen daisy tied napkin.
He laughed too, and went to get a napkin.
napkin folding stems from her expertise in origami.
napkin rings are made out of solid copper sheet.
napkin holders, the bride to be has literally hundreds of ideas to choose from.
Depending on the shape, old cookie cutters make charming napkin rings or place card holders.The Christmas designs make wonderful holiday decorations whether hung on a Christmas tree, attached to a wreath, or tied on a gift under the tree.
Keep your coffee pot on an additional cloth napkin.
It is displayed on a dinner napkin 560mm square, and the way in which it came into my possession may interest Members.
You would not ask for a kiss good-bye, or an extra napkin in your lunch pail.
I went back to the dining-room and got a napkin.
After spelling half the words, she stopped suddenly, as if a thought had flashed into her mind, and felt for the napkin.
Place an invitation, napkin, balloon, etc., and anything else from the party that you can comfortably fit in the book.
Cloth diapers and pacifiers-Use cloth diapers as placemats and pacifiers as napkin rings.
Other terms used for this type of rash include napkin dermatitis, ammonia dermatitis and diaper dermatitis.
Pre-treat the spot before washing with a stain remover, then wash the pre-treated tablecloth or napkin with detergent with chlorine bleach.
If the fabric care label doesn't say the tablecloth or napkin has stain repellant, you can add your own by spraying your linens with a stain repellant.
Silver and gold accessories, like napkin rings, chargers, and candle sticks, are Rat Pack style holiday cool, and you can add a splash of color by turning a glass bowl filled with baubles into a centerpiece.
The napkins can be placed to the left of the forks, under the forks, or folded or in a napkin ring and placed across the top the dish stack.
For brushes, squirt a bit of brush cleaning solution onto a napkin.
Between colors and clients, swipe the brush on the napkin.
Powder products: Wipe the tops off with a napkin.
Let it stand a few minutes and strain through a colander in which a fine napkin or other thin cloth, wrung out of cold water, has been laid.
Do not pour the stock directly on the napkin or the scum will clog it, but let it first run through a fine wire strainer which will catch the scum and the shells.
A simple household item like a coffee maker or napkin set can really make a difference in a new environment.
Favors by Lisa has bells, vases, napkin rings, coasters, and even sparklers.
Place them on a red or white silk napkin with wrapped red candies scattered around the tied canes.
Tablecloths with matching napkins and napkin rings, towels, and bed sheets are some of the options in linens.
Wine tasting classes, fitness and beauty lectures, napkin folding demonstrations, and assorted poolside games are liberally sprinkled throughout the day.
Demonstrations of napkin and towel folding, vegetable carving, and ice carving.
Try dabbing gently with a handkerchief or napkin first.
A starched linen napkin, folded around a wine bottle provides an elegant touch to the pouring of wine; however, the wrapped bottle can take on the look of a penguin in an overcoat if you leave the bottle on the table.
Blot immediately - Be sure to use a clean white cloth, paper towel or paper napkin to get as much of the stain out as possilbe.
Place a piece of white paper or napkin behind a glass of wine.
Napkin Origami: Although towel folding is a lot of fun, there are other versions of fabric origami.
The book Napkin Origami: 25 Creative and Fun Ideas for Napkin Folding written by Brian Sawyer is an excellent guide to select.
Entertain restless kids at a restaurant by using towel origami principles to make exciting creations with your napkin.
Napkin origami adds interest to the table and gives your guests something to talk about during dinner.
To create the fabric origami napkin projects, you'll need a standard dinner-sized napkin, a clean folding surface, and an iron.
Some experts also feel that spray starch will help you achieve crisp folds and will ensure that your napkin holds its shape.
This popular napkin fold will add a decorative touch to your place settings and will delight your guests.
While it looks very fancy, this napkin origami shape is actually quite simple.
Spread the napkin out in front of you with one of the sides facing you.
The napkin is now folded in half and has a rectangular shape.
Bring the left side of the napkin rectangle over to meet the right side.
The napkin should be in the shape of a square.
Turn the napkin so the corner with the most fabric layers is facing you.
Your napkin is now a triangle, and the longest side is facing you.
Carefully unfold each layer of the triangle to create a napkin bird of paradise.
You've probably seen this pretty napkin origami shape in fancy restaurants, but it's very easy to recreate this look at home.
Spread the napkin out and orient it so one of the points it facing you.
Place your hand on the folded area, and flip the napkin over.
Flip the napkin over again, and tuck one side into the other.
Fold the point back down to meet the bottom of the napkin.
This will allow the napkin to stand up easily on the table.
No matter which shape you choose, you'll be delighted by how napkin origami can enhance the look of your dinner table.
This type of spotting is no reason for concern, but if bleeding increases to the point of soaking a sanitary napkin, there may be reason for concern.
Decoupage a paper napkin around your candle holder.
It can also double as a napkin ring on your party table, or you can put a bundle of them in a bowl as a glittering centerpiece.
Next, count the number of candies and put them off to the side on a napkin or plate.
Make napkin rings out of card stock covered with a wide piece of ribbon.
Place cards, decorated napkin rings, centerpieces, and other special touches are just a few of the possibilities to consider.
Thanksgiving Napkin Ideas: Set your table with napkin rings that incorporate traditional fall symbols.
Napkin Rings: Made from paper towel tubes, these festive napkin rings pay tribute to Native Americans and Pilgrims.
There are napkin rings, menus, gift bags, wine glass tags, and votive candle wraps in a stylish red and black design.
From napkin rings to garland, noise makers to centerpieces, let your creative side invent, improvise, and dazzle.
On a standard size paper towel roll, you will be able to create five napkin rings, with some excess at the end.
After both coats are dry, your napkin rings are ready to use.
Just slip a nice cloth napkin inside and you have an instant showpiece for a dining room place setting.
Use metallic or high gloss spray paint to really make your custom napkin rings shine.
To create more napkin rings, consider using the cardboard tube from a roll of gift wrap.
Instead of the simple folded napkin, choose a fancy fold, or try napkin origami for an unusual and distinctive look.
A decorative napkin and utensils are required as well.
Pierre unfolded his cold table napkin and, resolving to break the silence, looked at Natasha and at Princess Mary.
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