The Christmas Eve is just upon us. The trees are brightly decorated, the pies and roasted chicken are prepared, and the guests are just on the way. But what about the table? Do you think the savories and desserts will good on the bare table? We believe it won’t! It’s here when table runners will come handy.
Creating a beautiful Christmas table is one of the most crucial elements of a holiday party. Only table runners can create a gorgeous centerpiece for any Christmas gathering. Unlike tablecloths, table runners do not cover the entire table. They run up to the center of the table, leaving the table exposed on both sides. The table runners work well on both on the bare wood table or on top of the tablecloth. It also serves as the base of the centerpiece and candlesticks.
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You don’t have to be an expert to create gorgeous Christmas table runners. You can quickly make a few at home or purchase from the market. For your assistance, we have gathered a few of the most beautiful table runner ideas from the internet. Have a look below to set the perfect holiday table with these simple Christmas table runners.
White Lace Christmas Table Runner:
This one is a perfect table runner if you don’t want to give a typical Christmassy look to your table. It’s basically a long yard of lace stitched on burlap of contrasting color. The lace is secured with a vine stitch down the center. This sophisticated and elegant piece will look great not just for Christmas table setting, but also for wedding and reception parties.
Cutwork Table Runner With Hungarian Embroidery:
Gorgeous is the word for this table runner. This lace table runner has authentic Hungarian embroidery on a white background. The color combinations used is just incredible, and the embroidery is neat and lovely. It’s a perfect table runner if you are hosting a Christmas party for parents and grandparents.
Floral Table Runner:
Quick, easy, beautiful and pleasing to the eyes, that’s what describes this table runner the best. The table runner does not require more than 5 minutes for assembling. And neither do you need any formal floral training. For making this table runner, all you need is some eucalyptus, pomegranates, and scissors. Yes, that’s all! But ensure that the assembling is neat. And skip making this table runner if you have kids coming for the Christmas dinner. You wouldn’t want them using the pomegranates as balls!
Quilted Table Runner:
Now that’s a beautiful Christmas table runner! This handmade table runner features red and green fabric with holly, poinsettias and Christmas trees patterns on it. To get the tutorial to this table runner, visit here.
Vintage Tartan Table Runner:
This table runner has festivities written all over it. The holly berries, wine bottle as candle holders and a mini Christmas tree made of sack pieces is giving a rustic look to the table runner. And it’s very easy to make too. You need to keep the materials handy. The assembling can be done in a few minutes.
Ribbon Candy Table Turner:
This table runner, inspired by Christmas Ribbon Candy is sure to catch the attention of the guests. The table tuner is very easy to make, so much that you can make it from the fabric left over from other projects. And it’s versatile too! You can use on your dinner table, across the dresser, at the bottom of the bed and on the kitchen island.
Twig Table Runner:
Stunningly beautiful! That’s what this table runner is! Kudos to the author for creating such a beautiful table runner. Just create a table runner using twigs, yarn, and decorate it with leaves and a flower vase as its centerpiece. This table runner will look best on white tables.
Christmas Tree Table Runner:
Here’s a cheery Christmas table runner designed beautifully with Christmas trees. We’d suggest you to use this table runner if you have a brown table. The holiday colors on this table runner will brighten the look of your house.
Pine Leaves Table Runner:
Wow! This looks so unique, so elegant and so beautiful. This table runner idea is perfect if you are organizing a Christmas party for your office colleague. Arrange strips of white table runner vertically, spaced 8 inches apart. Now place a 6-inch bunch of pine leaves in the center of the table. Place white candles on bronze candle holders and voila! You’re done.
Berries And Red Lantern Table Runner:
This table runner literally screams Christmas. The white table runner has a very simple, red, cross-stitch design. But it is the decoration that makes it stand out. The white table runner is decorated beautifully with red lanterns, pine leaves, berries, and pine cones.
Patchwork Table Runner:
Yes, we know this one is not a typical Christmas table runner, but your guests are surely gonna love this one. You can easily make this table turner at home using a white cloth and some old cushion covers. Decorate the table runner with a hibiscus or lily flower vase.
Red And Brown Table Runner:
Transform your home into a Christmas wonderland with this table runner. The brown and red table runner is decorated with cinnamon sticks, pine leaves, twigs and tiny candles. The table runner is giving both rustic and Christmassy look to the table. Do not miss the little stars!
Doily Table Runner:
Here’s a stunning table runner made by attaching vintage doilies. The table runner has a vintage charm but with a modern twist. Just purchase few while doilies from the market in different sizes and patterns and sew it all together as you can see in the image. To give a punch of color add, place a red flower vase in the center. The author has put a bowl of juicy strawberries in the center, but you can a red flower vase or some red pillar candles if you want.
Candle Table Runner:
Dress up your holiday table with this beautifully designed table runner The glowing pillar candles and the white tapers adorning the glass bottles are giving a clean and natural look. To give a punch of colors, winter berries, acorns, flowers and some fresh greenery are used. The different types of candles are adding depth and dimension to the overall look.
Snowflake Embellished Table Runner:
Give a frosty touch to your Christmas table with this easy-to-make- table runner. The embroidery on this table runner looks lovely, and even the color combination is excellent. The beige and silver accents enhance the overall look. You can use the table runner alone or with a tablecloth underneath. If you are using pinecones, make sure they are not too large. We like it!
So whether you want to create a stunning tablescape for the Christmas party or wish to cover the table with lovely linens, these ideas will surely help you. Use these simple DIY ideas to make beautiful table runners and whip up a few sumptuous recipes to delight your guests during the Christmas feast. Do not forget to share the images with us. Until then, wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a euphoric New Year.