Star Napkins

Christmas is the season of fine dining! But it's also the time for homemade Christmas decoration. Therefore, the table is festively set with self-decorated cloth napkins that are easy to make: Stick a stencil on the fabric using masking tape, dab it with paint, iron the napkin – done. These Christmas paper napkins can be created in the twinkling of an eye, even during the stressful days before Christmas.

  • Linen napkins (here with color gradient)
  • textile paint gold
  • stippling brush
  • template star
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • tesa® Masking Tape for Wallpaper 25m x 25mm

Time: approx. 10 minutes + 2 hours drying time

This is how we do it:


Collect all items and let's start!

Star Napkins / Step 1


Print out the template and cut out the star. Place the star on the napkin in the desired position and transfer the outlines to the fabric using a pencil.


Star Napkins / Step 2


Mask the lines with the tape. Simply cut a point into the masking tape so that the inner corners of the star can be covered.
The masking tape should be slightly overlapping in the corners.


Star Napkins / Step 3


Firmly press the masking tape onto the napkin and dab the inside of the star with golden textile paint.


Star Napkins / Step 4


Allow to dry and remove the masking tape.
Continue the treatment of the napkin according to the instructions of the paint manufacturer.


Star Napkins / Step 5
DIY Star Napkins