More DIY Table Runners
Paint a summery honeycomb pattern on your drop cloth runner using sponges as stamps for your fabric paint. See it on Celebrations.com.
Or use a stencil to paint your runner, like Sew Woodsy did here.
We See Rainbows painted their drop cloth runner, as well, but they used tape to give it nice, crisp, bold lines.
No-sew runners are so easy to create, there’s no excuse for having a naked table anymore! You could create a no-sew fabric table runner like this one fromUncommon Designs in 5 minutes flat – and you probably have the only two things you need on hand already!
Yet another smart no-sew idea? Homemade Ginger added some cute tassels made from embroidery floss (or yarn) to an existing table runner to give it a little pizzazz!
Think outside the box – this table runner is made from old book pages! BHG shares the easy how-to. It’s vintage and a little eclectic – perfect for a book-themed shower or party! If you’re a bibliophile, this one is perfect for you.
Confetti makes any table into a party! Use giant confetti dots and butcher paper to create this no-sew confetti table runner. The gold is amazing and adds sparkle and glam, but you could do any color or combo to match your dining room or special occasion.// Oh Joy blog
You can also use items from nature. Small sticks or bamboo pieces glued or knotted together make a great runner, or you could create your own wood slice table runner using this HGTV tutorial.
Or if you’d like something a little softer and more romantic, create a runner out of leaves or flowers. This tutorial helps you make a runner from fresh cut flowers which would make an amazing statement piece throughout spring and summer. See how to on minted.com.
Macrame has made a comeback, and this table runner proves it. Master a few simple knots and you can create a modern table runner that is boho chic! Check it out on Urban Acres.
Though the runner in this tutorial on A Practical Wedding was sewn with a machine, you could duplicate the look easily with store-bought, white cotton table runners. It’s the ombre dyeing technique that makes them stand out, and you can learn how at the link.