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9 Trending Table Runners for Weddings

There is nothing we love more than a well put together tablescape. This go-to table adornment adds instant class to any type of wedding theme.  Whether you are going for a backyard rustic feel or an upscale glamorous event, we’ve collected the perfect table runner for every bride’s style. Scroll through these 9 gorgeous themes to find the perfect tablescape theme for your big day!

Black & White Striped Table Runners


Black and white paired with pink and gold are a winning combination for modern weddings. The tablescape above is the perfect representation of how this color palette shines. Especially with that big bold centerpiece. Another option is to choose the more muted route (bottom right) and to keep the gold very understated wit a touch of pale pink floral arrangements. Either way, the combination of classic and feminine is wonderful.

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For formal affairs, we are loving the all black and white tablescape (above left). It’s minimal sophistication is absolutely eye-catching. Plus, the napkins folded to look like little bow ties are just adorable. Below is a black and white table runner that is used in a more rustic sense. The berries and succulents in the centerpieces really bring out the golden wood-like plate chargers to create an outdoor and charming feel.


Lace Table Runners


Seen mostly on wooden tables, lace table runners exude romance and can be paired with almost any table decor. They are sweet and feminine without having to add too many additional frills to the table.  White lace is a wedding go-to and it’s easy to see why. Paired with your wedding colors and some candles and you have an instant wedding wonderland. Lace table runners are a top choice for rustic or vintage themed weddings.

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From day to night or inside to outside, lace table runners are the perfect choice for your wedding. They can come in all widths and patterns to accommodate the feel of your big day without being overwhelming.


Bright Table Runners


Not for the faint of heart, these bright table runners really add some pizzazz to your table decor. They easily command the attention and will keep your guests feeling happy and uplifted.

Bright table runners are an excellent choice for Southwest themed weddings. The wooden plate chargers (above) or the green of the succulents (bottom left) really bring out the bright hues in the best possible way.

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In two different shades of orange, the tablescape (above right) is representative of a stunning Indian wedding paired with fresh fruit and bold pinks. The rug and pillows make it even more inviting. Below, the creamsicle orange table runner is matched with like sorbet colored flowers and linens creating a fun, fairy tale feel.


Sequin Table Runners


If NYE is your favorite holiday and champagne is your drink of choice, then we’ve found the perfect table runners for you. These sequined beauties are all sparkle and shine!   In our mind, gold and sequins go together like cake and ice cream. Whether they are paired with an emerald green (above) to create a regal look or accented with soft pinks and bows, sequin table runners are a jaw dropping table accessory that resemble a work of art.

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Let the sequins speak for themselves. No need to go overboard on the flowers or dishware – your guests will be immediately drawn to their seats where they will share love, laughs and memories.


Romantic Table Runners

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We all know that weddings are one of the most romantic times that a couple shares together, why not let your table decor show that?  From flowing tulle and long ribbons, the table runners above are great for intimate sweetheart tables. Below, these romantic table runners are all about the vintage. From the stunning chandelier to the Shakespeare in Love theme, a couple can choose to show their romantic side any way they choose.

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Floral Table Runners

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Probably one of my favorite table runner trends, these floral beauties are breathtaking. From the everlasting eucalyptus to the overflowing petals, it’s hard not to fall head over heels for these stunning installations.

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If you want to keep your floral table runner more condensed, try something like the one below. It adds all the color and dimension of the flowers without overwhelming the darling details of the plates and glassware. Plus, jewel tones are definitely a wedding trend we’ll be seeing more of this year.


Chevron Table Runners


Chevron is a trend that is here to stay – and we aren’t mad about it. Use it to add a splash of color like the teal table runner above or go for the gold! Whether these table runners are used on a long community table or a short sweetheart table, the chevron stripes add length and elegance to every event.

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In the photo below, the navy chevron table runner gives off a nautical and preppy feel. Paired with baby’s breath and blue hydrangeas, this is a wedding that we wish we had an invitation to.


Rustic Table Runners


When you see long picnic style benches and string lights, you know that you are attending a rustic themed affair. The simplicity of the white linen table runner (above) is the perfect complement to an already beautiful tablescape.

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Burlap and wood are two other signs that you and your beau are fans of bringing the outdoors in. Tying the burlap with a twine bow (above left) helps to remove any harsh contrast that the burlap would have against the white table cloth. And of course, nothing says ‘woodsy’ like moss. This turf-like table runner below is a great example of how to incorporate Mother Nature’s elements into your tablescape.


DIY Table Runners


From relatively easy to master crafty, these DIY table runners are a Pinterest addicts dream. Creating the photograph table runner (above left) will take time but will be well worth all your hard work. Use copied photos from your own family album or create a collection of iconic brides that inspire you. Also a timely craft, the string board table runner (above right) is truly unique and something your guests will be sure to be talking about long after your wedding day.

For those who want to add a touch of homemade decor without spending too much time with a glue gun, consider these bright paper flowers (below left) or monogramming white linens with your soon-to-be last initial!


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