Cheri here with a fun Project of the Week for you. I love doing all sorts of craft things with pretty napkins and one of the things I like to do is make cards with them. Let me show you how I do it.
The supplies I use are napkins (of course), gel matte medium, two paint brushs (one for the gel medium and one for water - only one brush is shown in the photo) and card stock of your choice. I used 80# white for this.
The first thing you'll need to do is separate your napkins. Some are 2 ply and some are 3 ply. It's important to only have the image layer of the napkin. The easiest way I've found to separate the panels is take a piece of tape, and stick it to the back side of the napkin and pull off the layers. They come apart easily this way. Once separated, you can cut the napkin is sections.
The next step is to apply gel medium to the brush you've set aside for that and use the gel to attach the torn napkin to your card stock panel by adding it to the cs piece as well as brushing it across the napkin once it's in place on the cs. Be sure to brush gently from the center to the outside in order to avoid wrinkles and tearing.
Once dry, you can trim your piece and create your card. This is a great technique for a quick card using just a sentiment stamp.
I have made these in sets and given them as gifts many times. They really are quite fun to make and I'm sure you can think of many other ways to use those pretty napkins.
I used RI Stamps # 8114-F Chicken Soup/Puppies
RI Plate# 9800
I hope you'll give this project a try...it's really a fun one.