Whether you’re setting the table for a holiday dinner or adding to your festive decorations, the best Christmas table runners are a great addition to the plan. These long, narrow pieces of fabric add color and texture to a dining table, coffee table, or even a hall console table. Set a runner under a centerpiece, use it to add color to your tablescape, or place it on a table as a simple standalone decoration. The best part? You can use a runner on a bare table or pair it with a tablecloth — it looks beautiful both ways. With so many different styles and designs, it’s easy to fit styles ranging from whimsical to traditional.
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1. Maison d’ Hermine Holly Time Table Runner
If you have an elegant sense of style, this Holly Time table runner from Maison d’ Hermine is the perfect fit. Holly boughs and Christmas greenery dance across the runner in soft shades of green and pale blue accents add a wintry touch. On either end, a deer rests in a nest of greenery. Together, the effect is traditional and a bit vintage — a beautiful option for a farmhouse-style home. Plus, we love the brilliant red ribbon trim, which ties together the other decorations in your space.
2. Maison d’ Hermine Deer In The Woods Runner
Keep the focus on your tablescape with this subtle Deer in the Woods runner. A dusting of pale gold and silver snowflakes extends across the surface, adding a soft pop of shine without detracting from your place settings or centerpieces. On one end, a sweet family of deer walks through a snowy forest. This runner, which comes in multiple lengths, is made with 100 percent cotton fabric, so you can pop it in the washing machine for fast cleaning.
3. PartyTalk Christmas Embroidered Table Runner
Do you have a traditional decor style? This PartyTalk table runner for Christmas will fit right in. Bright red and white poinsettia blooms create a vibrant look, and cheerful green holly leaves complete the festive vibe. The edges of this runner follow the shape of the flower petals, giving it extra texture and movement. Set this vibrant runner over a bare table for an instant makeover, or pair it with a solid-colored tablecloth for a classic look.
4. DII Table Runner
All of your favorite Christmas elements come together in this DII table runner — the pine cones, poinsettias, pine branches, and holly leaves and berries combine in the perfect traditional design. Each item features bright colors that pop on the cream-colored background. With its wide width, this table runner makes a beautiful layering piece; pop it on top of a tablecloth, or pair it with additional runners or centerpieces. The cotton fabric is machine washable for convenience, and the affordable price tag makes it a budget-friendly addition to your collection.
5. Maison d’ Hermine Fairy Christmas
If you’re in search of an elegant Christmas table runner, look no further than this Fairy Christmas option from Maison d’ Hermine. The magic is in the details — delicate branches that sprout from one edge of the runner, decorated by tiny Christmas ball ornaments. An intricate border runs around the edge, adding a touch of traditional holiday charm. We love the snowflakes that fall across the fabric, adding a wintry touch that looks beautiful all season long.
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6. Maison d’ Hermine Mountain Life Runner
Create the vibe of a rustic cabin with the help of this Mountain Life runner from Maison d’ Hermine. Towering pine trees scatter among cut-wood pieces, instantly setting a relaxed, casual vibe. When you look closer, you’ll see that each wooden circle is printed with a cheerful Christmas image or saying. With its soft, natural colors and cotton construction, this table runner adds a traditional twist to your festive decorations.
7. DII CAMZ38207 Sequin Mesh Table Runner Roll
Planning to go glam this holiday season? This DII table runner roll can help. It’s made with a unique metallic mesh material that allows the color of your table or tablecloth to shine through. Scattered throughout the mesh are shimmering sequins that sparkle beautifully in the glow from your candles or Christmas tree lights. With its unexpected texture, this table runner is the perfect layering piece; choose from multiple solid colors to match your home.
8. OurWarm Luxury Faux Fur Christmas Table Runner
Make your dinner guests smile with this whimsical Christmas table runner from OurWarm. At first glance, this runner looks like a simple, beautiful red fabric option — but on closer examination, you’ll see the luxurious white fur trim and the adorable Santa belt decoration. Together, these elements make the perfect classic holiday design that appeals to both children and adults.
9. Christmas Poinsettia Table Runner
Complete your vintage Christmas styling with this Poinsettia table runner. Crafted from delicate lace and finished with scalloped edges, this piece adds a feminine look to any table setting. It’s made with sheer sections, so you can lay it over a tablecloth for a multi-tonal look — or, place it over a wooden table to allow the grain pattern to peek through. With its intricate design, this runner instantly enlivens any dining or side table.
10. GRANDDECO Christmas Table Runner
Simplify your holiday decorating with this GRANDDECO table runner. Embroidered ribbons run along the edges, accented by holly leaves and bright red blooms. On either end, delicate latticework adds a high-end finish that elevates your table setting. With its ornate detailing, this runner makes a stunning standalone decoration; it also looks spectacular when layered with place settings or a simple poinsettia plant.
No matter what your style, a table runner is a lovely way to supplement your existing decorations. The trick? Finding the best Christmas table runners for your space and preferences; these 10 options are the perfect place to start.
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By BCR Staff