Style A Christmas Table Runner: 4 Festive Looks

Saffron Marigold - Updated: November 24, 2020

Spread a Christmas table runner across your holiday table for a table setting filled with color, pattern, and personality. From winter solstice celebrations to holly jolly holiday feasts, our Christmas table runners make it easy to dress your table in holiday style.

A festive holiday table setting & a red Christmas table runner

This Christmas tablescape says happy holidays, all right! We started with festive Fete Royale as a Christmas table runner and looked to none other than Tchaikovsky’s beloved The Nutcracker for inspiration.

A black and red Christmas table runner with polka dots and a nutcracker centerpiece for a Christmas table setting
Fete Royale ~ Red Plaid Christmas Holiday Table Runner Fete Royale ~ Red Plaid Christmas Holiday Table Runner
Price: $67.99 - $89.99
SALE: up to 20% off
Fete Royale ~ Red Plaid Christmas Holiday Tablecloth Fete Royale ~ Red Plaid Christmas Holiday Tablecloth
Price: $80.99 - $116.99
SALE: up to 10% off

Setting the table

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Fete Royale Napkins

Top each plate with a set of block print napkins in a coordinating print for easy holiday table styling.

Clever Creations

Tchaikovsky Nutcrackers Ornament Set

A collection of nutcrackers serves as a whimsical holiday centerpiece. This set of ornaments portrays the main characters from the ballet. Position them on tiers and fill in with greenery, pinecones, or lights for a fun display.

The Knot Shop

Modern Tiered Taper Candle Holder

Sleek candle holders bring effortless style to the table. With a matte black base and a gold cup, they add just the right balance of earthiness and sparkle.

Hobby Lobby

Red Bells Napkin Ring

Jingle, jingle jingle! These darling napkin rings help convey a lighthearted atmosphere.

Crate and Barrel

Hilde Salad Plate

A classic red and white Nordic-style design graces these holiday plates. They’ll look charming against the red and white polka dot print of our Christmas table runner!

World Market

Large Multicolored Nutcracker Christmas Crackers

Include these crackers at each place setting. Not only are they great Christmas table decorations, but they’re also part of a British holiday tradition your guests will enjoy.

Create the same look with these Christmas tablecloths

Ruby Kilim ~  Rustic Red Holiday Decorative Round Tablecloth Ruby Kilim ~ Rustic Red Holiday Decorative Round Tablecloth
Price: $76.99 - $89.99
SALE: up to 30% off
Spice Route ~ Red Orange Moroccan Indian Round Tablecloth Spice Route ~ Red Orange Moroccan Indian Round Tablecloth
Price: $99.99 - $109.99 (Made to Order)


Royal Mansour ~ Moroccan Lattice Trellis White Round Tablecloth Royal Mansour ~ Moroccan Lattice Trellis White Round Tablecloth
Price: $98.99 - $99.99
SALE: up to 10% off

A white & gold Christmas table runner with a gingerbread theme

With delicate white piping like icing on a cake,  Vanilla Glace calls to mind visions of sugarplums and the marshmallow world of winter. With that in mind, we used this Christmas table runner to create a Christmas tablescape that’s a grown-up homage to one of our favorite holiday treats.

A white and gold Christmas table runner holds a Christmas tablescape with a gingerbread theme
Vanilla Glace ~ White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Table Runner Vanilla Glace ~ White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Table Runner
Price: $62.99 - $71.99
SALE: up to 20% off
Vanilla Glace ~ White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Tablecloth Vanilla Glace ~ White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Tablecloth
Price: $71.99 - $119.99
SALE: up to 10% off

Setting the table

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Vanilla Glace Napkins

Gold embossing and an intricate block print design give a special touch to a set of cloth napkins.

Elizbeth’s Embellishments

Lighted Gingerbread House

A gingerbread house stands tall at the center of the holiday table. One is stately, but several scattered down the table runner create a fanciful gingerbread village!

The Jay Companies

Round Copper Beaded Charger Plates

We adore these chocolatey copper chargers and their warm undertone. They’re the perfect accessory to this assortment of Christmas table decorations.

World Market

Faux Pine and Berry Candle Wreaths

Frosty berries, a dash of glitter, and warm candlelight add to the magical ambience of the table.

Saro Lifestyle

Holiday Napkin Rings

Elevate your place setting by wrapping your cloth napkins in rings that happen to coordinate with your candle wreaths!

Blue Bow Designs UK

Custom Gingerbread Man Christmas Cracker Kit

These couldn’t be any sweeter! A personalized Christmas cracker with a gingerbread man motif lends a jolly note.

Create the same look with these Christmas tablecloths

Royal Mansour ~ Moroccan Lattice Trellis White Round Tablecloth Royal Mansour ~ Moroccan Lattice Trellis White Round Tablecloth
Price: $98.99 - $99.99
SALE: up to 10% off
Ivy Lace ~ Elegant White Wedding Round Indian Table cloths Ivy Lace ~ Elegant White Wedding Round Indian Table cloths
Price: $87.99 - $89.99
SALE: up to 20% off
Gardens of Versailles ~ French Floral Round Tablecloth Gardens of Versailles ~ French Floral Round Tablecloth
Price: $84.99 - $87.99
SALE: up to 20% off

A winter solstice celebration & a blue Christmas table runner

On the longest winter’s night, gather your loved ones around a table dressed in midnight blue and illuminated by the warmth of dappled candlelight. We created this special tablescape with our blue Christmas table runner and dressed it with a gorgeous collection of winter solstice decorations.

A blue Christmas table runner and winter solstice decorations for your winter solstice celebration
Starry Nights ~ Blue Batik Table Runner Starry Nights ~ Blue Batik Table Runner
Price: $71.99 - $79.99
SALE: up to 20% off
Starry Nights ~ Designer Batik Blue Round India Tablecloth Starry Nights ~ Designer Batik Blue Round India Tablecloth
Price: $98.99 - $119.99
SALE: up to 10% off

Setting the table

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Starry Nights Napkins

Bright white starts gleam against the rich blue ground of these cloth napkins.

CB2

Drift Reactive Indigo Dinner Plate

Hand-pressed and finished with organic edges, these dinner plates have a celestial quality that makes them perfect for your winter solstice celebration.

The Holiday Aisle

Juniper & Cedar Garland

Replete with genuine pinecones and lifelike greens, this holiday garland acts as a lush nod to nature.

West Elm

Pierced White Porcelain Tealights-Constellation

Crafted from porcelain, these candle holders resemble the starry night sky. They’re a great addition to your winter solstice decorations and to our blue Christmas table runner.

World Market

White and Gold Bottle Taper Candle Holders

Scatter candles in various heights down the table runner for a beautiful glow. These mango wood candle holders that were handcrafted in India and even have soft golden flecks that reflect more light.

Pottery Barn

Flickering Flameless Wax Pinecone Candle

Frosted pinecone-shaped flameless candles anchor our tablescape, but why not seat one at each place setting?

Create the same look with these Christmas tablecloths

Pacific Blue ~ Ocean Inspired Asian Navy Blue Tablecloth Pacific Blue ~ Ocean Inspired Asian Navy Blue Tablecloth
Price: $80.99 - $116.99
SALE: up to 10% off
Celestial Embrace - Blue ~ Tablecloth  Celestial Embrace - Blue ~ Tablecloth 
Price: $89.99 - $129.99 (Made to Order)


A green Christmas table runner

Simple elegance reigns supreme in our final creation.  A Christmas table runner in fresh meadow green lays the foundation for a sophisticated table setting. Its gold embellishments suggest keeping things gilded and refined, so you won’t find too many Christmas table decorations here.

A green Christmas table runner anchors an elegant Christmas table setting in gold and green
Memories of Shalimar ~ Asian Indian Green Gold Table Runner Memories of Shalimar ~ Asian Indian Green Gold Table Runner
Price: $62.99 - $69.99
SALE: up to 30% off
Memories of Shalimar ~ Asian Indian Green Gold Table Cloths Memories of Shalimar ~ Asian Indian Green Gold Table Cloths
Price: $71.99 - $119.99
SALE: up to 10% off

Setting the table

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Memories of Shalimar Cloth Napkins

Navy blue blossoms and a golden border impart polished glamour to each place setting.

Crate and Barrel

Gold Plated Charger

These gold charger plates provide the metallic accent we were looking for without any added designs that might detract from the holiday table setting.

1800 Flowers

Winter’s Charm Centerpiece

White blossoms, snow-tipped pinecones, and a trio of white taper candles comprise this classic Christmas centerpiece.

Meri Meri

Festive Foliage Christmas Crackers

Set a joyful tone by placing a Christmas cracker at each gilded place setting. The green paper foliage and glittery berries seem ideal for this Christmas tablescape.

Create the same look with these Christmas tablecloths

Vanilla Glace ~ White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Table Runner Vanilla Glace ~ White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Table Runner
Price: $62.99 - $71.99
SALE: up to 20% off
Casablanca ~ Moroccan Theme Style White Quatrefoil Table Runner Casablanca ~ Moroccan Theme Style White Quatrefoil Table Runner
Price: $63.99 - $89.99
SALE: up to 20% off
Moonlit Taj ~ Elegant Floral White Green Table Runner Moonlit Taj ~ Elegant Floral White Green Table Runner
Price: $62.99 - $69.99
SALE: up to 30% off

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