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When a Yule log pops up and peeks out from under the Christmas tree, no decoration finishes off your dining room quite like a Christmas table runner. Along with Christmas dishes, the best Christmas tablecloths bring joy to your holidays and fill your home with Christmas energy.
In greens, golds, reds, and silvers, Christmas tablecloths might feature floral designs in leather, plain colors, plaids, Christmas scenes filled with sleighs wrapped in snow, or old cartoons.
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You might be looking for a rectangular, square, or circular tablecloth, or maybe even a tablecloth; This choice usually depends on the shape and size of the table you own. Whatever type of tablecloth works best for your home, be sure to measure your table before ordering, as shipments and returns can be backed up in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
Here are 15 Christmas table runners that you can shop right now.
1. Classic NapkinFabric Christmas Deer and Tree Topper
It’s hard to find a prettier Christmas tablecloth than this luxurious gold and white tablecloth from Etsy’s NabisFabric. This classic Christmas deer and tree theme features reindeer frolicking among the greenery, while the occasional bunny is in the barn.
A great choice for a more styled room, this tablecloth is also suitable for children, as NabisFabric claims the Dutch velvet fabric is water- and stain-resistant. Keep in mind that NabisFabric products are made to order, so buy them soon to get them in time for Christmas.
From $35 at Etsy
2. Bath and Beyond Holiday Medley Christmas Bed Linens
There’s something undeniable about using a green tablecloth as a Christmas tablecloth. With a color tone reminiscent of pine leaves and holly leaves, the green of this Holiday Medley Christmas Table Linen is decorated with a floral damask pattern. Pair with red velvet accents and candles for a Christmas table that honors beauty.
Buy it for Christmas and use this tablecloth all winter long.
From $16 at Bed Bath & Beyond
3. Crate & Barrel Holiday Embroidered Holly Tablecloth
Whether you’re using it to accent a base tier tablecloth or create a centerpiece for your oak table, the Holly Embroidered Holiday Table Runner is a great centerpiece for your Christmas table. Super chic, this 90-inch runner is made from a linen and cotton blend and features a multicolored holly leaf design on a neutral background.
$80 at Crate & Barrel
4. Farmnal Green Linen Cheerful Table Runner
When the Christmas party season comes, don’t forget to invite the Grinch. The Farmnall Linen Green Merry Grinchmas Table Runner is a fun decoration for an office or community party.
Measuring 13 inches wide by 72 inches long, this is a bright piece of accent piece that will suit most tables, interrupting classic Christmas decorations with a shout of “Merry Grinchmas…” just as we all expect from our favorite holiday villain.
$13 at Amazon
5. Pottery Barn’s Noel Handmade Rectangular Cotton Tablecloths
Printed with traditional hand block techniques, the Handmade Rectangular Cotton Noel Tablecloth is an elegant upscale dining room accessory that will add a touch of elegance to your home decorations.
Designed in Paris, it features a rich red color scheme, evergreen illustrations in sage green, and an ornate motif of ornaments and ornaments. Choose the exclusive Pottery Barn to add a truly elegant pop of Christmas to your dining room.
From $149 at Pottery Barn
6. Benson Mills Geometric Jacquard Tablecloth
The heavy texture used in the Benson Mills Engineered Jacquard Tablecloth brings to mind cozy nights and cozy dinners with the family. Against a red background, a winter scene of farmhouses, trees, snow and pastoral mountains is chosen in white, for an effect that transports you back to Christmas nights past.
The Benson Mills tablecloth is made of polyester and is easy to clean. Amazon also offers a matching set of napkins.
$30 on Amazon
7. Elrin Santa’s Snowflake Tablecloth
Nobody gets us into the Christmas spirit like Santa Claus. A great choice for homes with kids, the Santa’s Snowy Sleigh Ride Tablecloth from Belk features an illustrated print of Santa’s sleigh coasts over a Christmas wonderland filled with horse-drawn carriages and top hats – How’s Charles Dickens?
If you love prints but have a rectangular table instead, this easy-to-clean polyester tablecloth is also available in rectangular sizes.
From $34 at Belk
8. Mattress Owl Williams-Sonoma
Owls don’t exactly have anything to do with Christmas, but it’ll be hard to deny the winter charm of these bird-print twill tablecloths from Williams-Sonoma. With a soft natural cotton tone, the Owl Tablecloth is a print of rich colors and details featuring teal flowers and owls beautifully designed to create your own winter wonderland on the table this holiday season.
A choice for the holidays in general, this is the tablecloth that will keep you going through the warm season, from Thanksgiving through Christmas and beyond.
From $140 at Williams Sonoma
9. Three pieces of vintage Christmas decorations merry christmas tablecloths
While we always advocate for reusable purchases, sometimes life demands a disposable option. This set of three vintage Christmas ornament tablecloths looks like a big Christmas card. Made of plastic, this 70″ x 43″ pack of three tablecloths is easy to clean up after spills and won’t require much of an investment, making it one of the best Christmas tablecloths for families on a budget.
$15 at Amazon
10. Park Designs Holly Berry Tablecloth
There’s nothing like a fuzzy pattern to keep us warm in the winter, and the Park Designs Holly Berry table runners do just that…but for the overall vibe of your home. The 54-inch square tablecloth is made of cotton and is fully washable, making it an easy choice for families with messy kids. Pair it with holly leaves for an unmistakable Christmas look.
$35 at Target
11. Peanuts Holiday Cotton/Linen Tablecloth
It’s almost Pavlovian… The Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack comes on the radio and we get into snowball fights and mugs of eggnog next to us on the piano bench. The Peanuts Holiday Cotton/Linen Table Throw from Pottery Barn brings classic Christmas style to your breakfast nook, with a cotton and linen-blend tablecloth, printed with classic Snoopy Christmas moments.
$129 at Pottery Barn
12. Bed Bath & Beyond’s Vintage Christmas Tree Farm Tablecloth
If you hear Christmas and think old trucks and barns, this Vintage Christmas Tree Farm Round Tablecloth from Bed Bath & Beyond is definitely for you. This tablecloth features an illustration of a classic Americana pickup truck in the snow working on a Christmas tree farm, with red barns in the background. Pure nostalgia, this is a great table runner for a side table, breakfast nook, or centerpiece display.
From $34 at Bed Bath & Beyond
13. House of Ermine Kashmir Paisley Table Cover
Paisley patterns aren’t specific to the season, but we think this paisley tablecloth from Maison d’ Hermine Kashmir is a great match for Christmas color combos. Lavish red, white, and gold mix into a regal paisley bloom that will pop when paired with holly leaves and deep green candlesticks.
This runner is also great for draping along a mantel or the top of a piano. Keep in mind that it is 100% cotton, not the original Kashmir wool.
From $27 on Amazon
14. Red Stripe French Table
With the Red Stripe French Tablecloth from TheGalleyAndFenShop on Etsy, raw linen and simple red stripes make for an eye-catching Christmas tablecloth that keeps it elegantly simple.
This is a tablecloth designed for simplicity, and while it works with any Christmas decorating scheme, it’s so understated that you, too, might find yourself returning it next summer.
All in all, it’s the best table runner for homes that want a more minimalist aesthetic.
$48 from Etsy
15. Forest Gnome Cotton/Linen Rectangular Tablecloth from Forest
Santa may be the cheery old Elf, but the gnomes featured on the Gnome Gnome/Linen Rectangular Tablecloth definitely share his mood. Coming in two sizes (70″ x 126″, plus a 70″ x 144″), this cotton and linen blend tablecloth is mischievous yet elegant, and is as high-quality as it is fun.
From $119 at Pottery Barn
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