All out of ideas for Christmas table decor? Then why not consider table runners.
Apart from helping to protect your table, table runners can also be very aesthetically pleasing.
Incorporate one or more Christmas table cloths that provide dynamism and elegance to the decoration.
Have a look at these 20 table runners for an extra-elegant Christmas dinner.
1. All Red On Christmas Table Runners
Red is the color of Christmas par excellence and it is difficult to change.
Every year, trends arise that propose new shades or, at least, colors different from the traditional ones.
Decorations in total white with a very Nordic point that is an absolute trend. They can also be combined with colors like turquoise, fuchsia and gold to achieve a more exotic Christmas.
However, the truth is that red still remains as the star color of Christmas.
So, the first idea for Christmas table cloth is to put shiny plain red table runner in the center and manage decorations accordingly.
2. Red Table Runner With White Snowflakes
Again, keeping the red base looks elegant; but here, a little variation is thrown in with white snowflakes.
The snowflakes sprinkled over to the color tablecloth: they are arguably one of the most representative symbols of Christmas.
3. Red With Stars On It
Ever so beautiful and versatile, it is unlikely for the design industry to tire of stars.
That is what happens with Christmas table runners, which we need to decorate.
With stars they get the character and personality of Christmas without breaking the simplicity of an elegant and special table.
In this case, the immaculate red tablecloth serves as a backdrop for the table runner with stars. The result is surprising and sparkling.
4. Try Combining Textures
These table runners combine different colors, prints, and textures.
You can place two different table cloths in vertical opposite to each other at a reasonable distance and repeat the pattern depending upon your table’s length.
5. Lacy Table Runner
Another option that you can pick is a lace table runner.
As a material, lace is both delicate and elegant at once. For this reason, table runners of this material are widely used in parties and special occasions (such as Christmas dinners).
6. Jute Or Tow Table Runner
The jute, which is that tissue known as burlap sack.
Used for the storage of grain and various foods, it is also an incredible material for the Christmas table runner.
The effect caused by the rusticity of the fabric combined with the neutral tone is a successful formula to bring beauty to the table.
An interesting tip is to put some finishing props, like a ribbon at the ends or even strings that match the rustic style of the material.
7. Patterned Table Runner
The colorful prints are always a great alternative to give joy and life to the environment.
If you’re looking to lighten the décor, a cool alternative is to invest in the patterned table runner.
A colorful print can make an interesting combination with other elements of the table.
Use it as napkins cloth, placemats or also Sousplat.
This color game brings a beautiful and cheerful effect to the table.
8. Table Runner With Flower Arrangements
Sometimes it is not even necessary that the table cloth is made with very different fabrics to give great emphasis to the laid table.
Combine simply; it can even be a single color with overlapping flower arrangements!
The result is a delicate and very beautiful decoration.
9. Patchwork Table Runner
Another option for those who enjoy handicrafts is to make the patchwork table runner.
Use a work technique based on combining scraps to make a single composition.
The result will surely be something unique and personalized!
10. Crochet Table Runner
For those who like crochet, table runners offer a world of possibilities.
The work can vary in size, color, shape, design and a host of options to give the piece a personal and particular style.
11. Neutral Tone Table Runner
Bet on the neutral! White, beige, black and variations are always options for those who prefer subdued colors over loud ones.
Besides giving lightness to the set table, these colors highlight the elements of stronger tones.
Once you opt for the neutral table runner, there is more freedom to invest in colorful tableware, napkin rings, patterned sous plat, and so on.
The result is a beautiful table full of contrast!
12. Rose Gold Table Runner
Wanna get fancy? Add some sparkle with this beautiful gold rose table runner!
This shade of pink is a delightful one, and would certainly go well with white tables.
13. Between Rustic And Elegant
Can something be rustic and elegant all at once? You bet!
This gorgeous table runner is proof of that: although made mainly of burlap, intricate lace details give the table runner a rather delicate touch.
14. Table Runner With Wordings
Write a Christmas song (or a poem, or an inspirational phrase) on a white table cloth to make one of the most original Christmas table runners. Different and special.
You can flip the color scheme and use black as a base color and white as a color for text.
The result could not be any more elegant.
15. White And Silver
From the beginning, the combination of these two colors gives us a very elegant table runner.
These combine perfectly with the dining room or decoration of modern and elegant interiors… Simply stunning, we think.
16. White And Gold
If you’re talking colors that add glamor, gold would most definitely be in the list.
Now to our ideas of table runners for Christmas, a beautiful white and golden table runner is added.
This is perfect for very clean looking houses or decoration styles such as a minimalist, classic or sophisticated.
You can complement this type of table runners with other accessories such as centerpieces or candles. It will look amazing!
17. Checkered/Plaid Table Runners
Classic can never go wrong: for proof of that, look no further than this plaid table runner!
We especially love this design for its inclusion of the 3 main Christmas colors: red, white and green.
18. Faux Fur
The epitome of luxury living, this (faux) fur table runner is sure to catch the eyes of your guests immediately – like it did for us!
19. White And Green Embroidered Table Runner
To end the list of Christmas table runners, I leave you with this beautiful white table runner with green and red embroidered details…
Embroidery is undoubtedly the one that makes the big difference and the white and green colors combined with the red, are essential colors of Christmas.
Traditional, so if you want to give your home a traditional touch, you can consider this idea.
20. Minimalistic Deer Design
Which animal comes to mind first at the mention of the word “Christmas”? We’re betting it’s a reindeer!
This Christmas, go with this minimalistic deer design table runner – it’s simple, but so very impactful.
Now you know, you have a wide variety of table runners that will enlarge the decoration of your table for the great Christmas night.
So all you have to do is just choose the one that best suits your style!