Place a napkin right-side down and fold up the bottom edge. Tuck a menu into the fold then fold the sides of the napkin back, behind the menu. Punch a hole in a place card and attach to a small starfish using ribbon. Place it on the napkin to direct a guest to their seat.

Menu, £1.50; place card, 75p, Romeo + Jules. Starfish, £1, Lovely Favours. Napkin, £3,  John Lewis. Plate, £10, Oka. Cutlery, 43p to hire, Jones Hire.

As seen in the September/October 2011 issue of Brides