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!
Gorgeous is the word Table Runner
Gorgeous is the word for this table runner. We’d suggest this star-themed 16″ x 52″ table runner if you have if you have a brown table. It’s an ideal choice if you are hosting a dinner party for parents and grandparents.
Personalized Hessian Beauty
This hessian table runner makes a fab addition to your Christmas. Have it embroidered with guest names or the family name and whip up the guests. Place a wreath of differently sized candles to add more depth and dimension to the table setting.
Earthy and Natural Table linen
Let linen with hand-woven natural prints take center stage this time. This natural and beautiful table runner will give an instant earthy feel to your Christmas dinner parties. Welcoming green, huh?
Quilted Christmas Table Runner
Brighten your Christmas table with this easy-to-make quilted Christmas table runner made out of Christmas Applique Set. This elegant table runner will look great not just for Christmas table setting, but also for reception parties.
Felt-made Christmas Table Runner
This simple and stylish table runner comes from humble beginnings: Red, white, and green fabric or felt, scissors, fabric glue, marker, and iron. Cut out the fabric to different Christmas motifs, glue them on the runner. That’s it!
Printed Christmas Table Runner
Now that’s a gorgeous Christmas table runner! This printed, woven cotton table runner features red and white leaf patterns on it. Simple enough to make your table festive!
Red Plaid Christmas Table Runner
You don’t need to have terrific sewing skills to put together this simple table runner. Cut a strip of the desired length from the red plaid fabric, make your ruffles, and sew them. Congratulations, you made a beautiful plaid Christmas table runner.
Beautiful Burlap Table Runner
Ah, this burlap table runner with cute little Rudolf is literally screaming Christmas. Try this for a rustic and cheerful Christmas dinner party. We’re sure about you winning ‘the best Christmas dinner (decor) host/hostess.
“Come Thou Fount” Stenciled Burlap Table Runner
Hymns are beloved because they reflect the grace of the gospel. So why not try a “Come Thou Fount” Stenciled Burlap Table Runner to spruce up the aesthetics of the Christmas dinner night?
sleigh bell crewel embroidered table runner
Add an extra touch of Christmas cheer with this delightful crewel embroidered table runner. The festive jingle bells at the end of the runner are the icing on the cake. A total charmer!
Beyond adorable Table runner
This chalkboard inspired table runner is versatile enough to warm up the table in any season. The best part – this rustic-glam combination is complementing rest of the adornments without outshining them and you’re free to add handwritten names or menu.
Obsessed with pinecones Table runner
A rustic holiday table runner out of pinecones, greenery, and plaid fabric! We love the natural look of the runner, but you could add in few colorful adornments and flowers to increase the depth and dimension.
For the minimalist-lover Table Runner
Speaking of minimalism, here’s a beautiful plaid-inspired Christmas table runner. Let the tummy-filling menu and the cutleries do the talking with this minimalistic table set up.
Whimsical Faux Apple Magnolia Table Runner
We love the way traditional green, red, and golden colors cast a spell. Look at this luscious table runner, hand-blown etched glass and the ray of cheer from the candles – so very welcoming!
Quirky Burlap Runner
Opt for effortless texture to keep the Christmas cheer a peek. This super easy burlap runner with ruffles blends perfectly with any tablescape. Ready to make one for the countless dinner parties to come?
Charming Red and White Runner
Inspired by the Christmas stars, this beautiful table runner can complement and give your tablescape a high-end Christmas look. Oh, by the way, did you just notice the cake platter in the middle?
Seamless Floral Patterned Table Runner
Your guests are coming together to spread the Christmas joy. Don’t you think it’s the best time to put your stitching skills to the test? Take some inspiration from this intricate floral pattern to keep the tabletop regal and of course to get the deserved applause as well.
Adorable Table Runner with Holly leaves and berries.
Crocheted and adorable, this yarn-made table runner embellished with holly leaves and berries will offer a unique look to your table.
Quilt-inspired Christmas Tree Runner
Sometimes, few tiny Christmas trees can add most liveliness to your HOLIDAY TABLE. Give your table decor a greenish look by incorporating Christmas tree prints to the table runner.
Christmas felt table runner
Bring the Christmas cheer to your tabletop with this gorgeous felt runner. The red string and buttons popping against the grey background is just mind-blogging! Place this on your table end enjoy the Christmas dinner.
Shape Tape Runner
Spruce up your table with beautiful, festive shape tape runner. Want this mix of glam and metallic accent on your table? Just copy this incredible runner idea.
Plaid-Woodsy Delight For Your Table
To add a refined earthy touch to your table, you’ll need plaid fabric runner, round birch slices, some greenery, berry, and candle holders. If you want more cheer, go for a more intricate cutlery decors and napkin folding.
Quilted Festive Runner with a mini in the center
Let the Christmas cheer spread with this quilted table runner featuring Christmas tricolor – white, green, and red – patterns. And, that mini car in the middle is a lot of fun, right?
Out-of-the-box Quilted Table Runner
We are in love with this beautiful table runner showcasing colors that are not typical of Christmas. What about you? This quilt runner is sure to capture the hearts of your guests.
DIY stamped black table runner
If you find yourself asking “how do I bring in uniqueness to the tablescape?” here’s a super cool equation. Cute star-shaped stamps + plain black burlap table runner = the stupendously fantabulous Christmas table runner.
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.