What exactly is a Napkin Twilly? A Twilly is one of my favorite accessories that I use to add a pretty detail around my home or to an outfit. It is a small ribbon or fabric that can be easily tied onto napkins to elevate the look of your table instantly- and it can be monogrammed so that you can always add a monogram to any set of napkins that you already have! If you’re like I am and you wish you could have all of your napkins quickly monogrammed- now you can! Just open your Twillies and tie one on!

monogrammed napkin twilly ribbon on floral napkin and floral tablecloth

A napkin twilly serves as a monogram and a napkin ring! It is truly a fabulous way to add a customized touch to your table settings.  They are so versatile- the ideas on how to use them seem endless!  I partnered with Gabrielle Rogers, of The Preppy Stitch, to bring the first set to life.  I chose ivory satin with a blue monogram because of how neutral the look is- but the sky is the limit with color combinations of ribbon and monograms.

monogrammed ribbon on green napkin and gold and white plates

I typically tie my ribbon twillies as shown above and below, but you can tie them how you like.  I simply wrap the ribbon around the napkin and then bring both of the ends to the front and tie a knot.

napkin twilly monogrammed in blue tied on a white napkin

Another simple option is shown below…

white napkin with monogrammed ribbon twilly on plates with floral tablecloth

The ribbon napkin twillies are stunning all together on a table!

winter white table with ribbon monograms and popcorn with bird ornaments

They are a delight to use with so many options- you can tie them to vases, wreaths, or household items.  They look so cute on a marble, plaster or bronze bust.  They make fabulous bookmarks for Book Clubs and so much more!

HOW CAN I USE A RIBBON TWILLY? Let me count the ways…

Napkin rings


Ponytail or hair accessory

Tie around your wrist

Tie on your neck like a scarf

Wrap around a vase with flowers

Tie on a wreath

Tie on a bust or statuette in your home

Embellish a topiary

Tie on the handle of a handbag

Tie on a lamp with a tassel

Dress up a wine or champagne bottle at your next gathering

Dress up a wall sconce

Add to an Easter basket

Use to hang Christmas stocking

Add to indoor Christmas garland

Use to hang a miniature wreath on a chairback

I could go on and on!

How would you use a Ribbon Twilly?  Tell me in the comments!

winter white table settig with monogrammed ribbon blue m


Monogrammed Twillies are currently available at The Preppy Stitch.  More Twillies to come soon!


Cheers, Friends!

Lydia xo

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