Setting the table for a gathering is one of the best parts of hosting an event. Sourcing candles, flowers, and decor to fit the occasion or season is such a fun and satisfying process. And if you love homemaking and creating, you're probably always searching for new ways to add unique touches to your table.
Enter the table runner. There may be no easier or more versatile way to upgrade your table settings, whether it's for a party, a holiday display, or a special dinner at home. No matter what your celebration or theme, these awesome runners will instantly enhance your table with your very own personal touch.
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Gold-Striped Table Runner
One easy way to make your own table runner is to buy a plain runner and upgrade it with craft paint. Gold stripes give this runner versatility so that it's just dressed up enough for holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, but it's still perfect for everyday use.
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Photograph Table Runner
For a wedding, anniversary, or birthday, you can't beat this idea of using dozens of photos glued together to create a meaningful and memory-filled centerpiece. The creatives behind Ruffle have conceived this memorable DIY table runner for you to make at home.
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Woven Jute Table Runner
A tablescape is never complete without texture. This woven jute table runner by Tara Dennis is made with a hot glue gun and jute garden webbing. Its neutral color is suitable for any occasion.
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No-Sew Burlap Table RunnerContinue to 5 of 12 below.
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Chalkboard Table Runner
This chalkboard table runner from Hey Look is poised for possibilities. Write the menu for the evening or leave it blank and encourage guests to write and draw during your event. Or they can leave congratulatory messages for the guest of honor.
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Canvas Drop Cloth Runner
There is always a minimalist in the crowd. If that's you, consider this canvas drop cloth-based runner by A Daily Something. Let your plating do the talking with this simple setting.
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Pom Pom Table RunnerContinue to 9 of 12 below.
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Dip Dye Table Runner
Give your table a high-end and elegant look with this dip dye table runner from The Sweetest Occasion. Scoop up a vintage or new linen runner and let the dye do its magic.
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Gold Confetti Runner
This fun and easy confetti table runner from Oh Joy! is made with butcher paper, some glue dots, and giant-size confetti, which you can buy or cut from metallic or colored paper or plastic.
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Wood Shim Table Runner
The handy girls over at Shanty 2 Chic made an artfully amazing table runner out of wood shims. It has a wonderful natural look, but you also could paint each shim a different color for a really unique effect.