Napkin Folds

It's one of those seemingly silly things that we have to talk about at final meetings... napkin folds! Quite often, couples don't know the difference between what we offer - triangle, rectangle, pocket or the tri-fold. We figured it would be helpful to put together a visual guide of what the different folds really look like!


This is a basic fold that's simply just that - a rectangle. It lays flat on the table and offers a clean presentation. Sometimes, couples will put something on top (like a bit of greenery shown in the second picture) to add a little pop of something extra.


The tri-fold napkins is where the napkin is folded three times (hence the tri-fold) so it's long and when placed over the table it hangs off. This is a popular option when chargers are being used, and can really look elegant. This is also a fold where you are able to set menus, greenery or favors on top of.

 Grant Beachy Photography

Grant Beachy Photography


Triangle fold can most commonly be associated with banquets and is more of a standing fold which can create height on the table. 

Pocket Fold

Pocket fold is perfect if you have a menu or some sort of insert you'd like to incorporate in your wedding. Couples have also used the pocket to place flowers or greenery in for a simple, yet classy touch. Pockets can be made in many different sizes to fit what will be going in.

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Real Wedding: Kim & Adam

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Kim and Adam randomly stumbled across our venue when they were back visiting from out of state and fell in love with everything (and we're so glad that they did)! Kim and Adam were such an organized couple that it didn't even feel like they were planning their wedding from states away. What a fun night this was! They wanted to rent the entire third floor, even though they were getting married at a church, and used the Gallery for an intimate spot for their first look. We loved their personal touches and sweet demeanor. What a joy it was to work with them both! 

In addition to getting to work with them personally, we had the honor of working with vendors who we'd never worked with before! Cory and Jackie did an amazing job of capturing their big day. Brooke, owner of Steullaluna Events, did all of the planning and the gorgeous florals for the event. Kim and Adam incorporated a live guitarist who they met playing in a bar in their neighborhood in Minnesota play during cocktail hour and then they really took it up a notch with the Newsmaker Band. Cheers to a great night! 

"Phenomenal!!! We casually walked into The Old Bag Factory one afternoon not even thinking of getting married in the area and ended up with the wedding of our dreams a little over a year later. The venue was absolutely perfect, well laid out, attentive staff, and absolutely amazing food. We weren’t putting much stock in the food since we usually think most wedding food is mediocre but the food turned out amazing. We wish we had more time to enjoy the delicious meal! We have gotten many complements that this was the best wedding food our guests had ever had. We worked with Jessica to coordinate everything at The Old Bag factory. She is incredible! Very responsive and prompt! She suggests ideas that she knows will work with the space and timing while still helping to incorporate the ideas we had. She helped make everything so seamless. We have gotten countless complements on our wedding being the most fun and seamless wedding our guests have ever been to. This wouldn’t have been possible without the amazing venue and amazing Bread and Chocolate Staff!" - Kim & Adam

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Head Table Options

We say it over and over again, but one thing we love the most about weddings is that no two weddings are ever same and we love seeing how the bride and groom personalize their day! One way to switch things up a bit is by how the couple chooses to do their head table. Over the years, we've seen many options but below are the most popular options that we see on a regular basis! 

Traditional Head Table

This is one of the most common, where the couple sits in the middle with their attendants on either side of them. This couple chose to switch things up just a bit by adding a round table for them (a great focal point!) and additionally adding seats for their attendants dates to join them as well (not quite yet seated up there). There are definitely ways to switch things up with this classic head table.

Sweetheart Table

Prefer to have an intimate dinner with just your spouse? The sweetheart table is the way to go! This can be done with a round or rectangle table, but it's a way to spend some extra time, just the two of you, during your wedding day. Additionally, some couples choose this option if they have a large wedding party, or if they'd like their attendants to be able to sit with their dates.

Stacked Head Table

By utilizing our stage, the stacked head table can accommodate up to 22 guests - perfect for those with larger wedding parties! This option can also be customized to where the couple can choose if they want to sit at the top or bottom or how many of their attendants they want on each level. This option can also be nice to try and keep all attendants within the width of the beams.

King's Table

We love a king's table around here! This option definitely makes a statement and is also a way for your attendants to make great conversation with each other as opposed to just talking with those sitting right next to them. The king's table can also accommodate a larger wedding party.