Rustic table runners – Runners will help set tone for a meal, add an aesthetically pleasing aspect to a formal or informal gathering. materials used to create rustic and elegant table runners can also be used to highlight a particular aspect of occasion; for example, a paper runners used at a dinner celebrating a first wedding, where traditional gift is paper.
Burlap adds a rustic touch to tables when laid over a single runner or length of material is cut long enough to run down center of a dining table. To add an accent unaffected, collect cans of various sizes. You also need string, scissors, decorative ribbons and so many flower arrangements as there are jars. Set a pot on top of burlap and measure and cut a square area around jar. Set jar in Open Square, and collect burlap around jar. Tying it with string. Cover yarn with decorative ribbon. Fill jar with water and place bouquet in. To add to drama, repeat use containers of different heights and cluster in groups of three along length of rustic table runners.
Wood is rustic and elegant at same time, and can make interesting and original rustic table runners when paired with a neutral canvas and a lavish centerpiece. For a really primitive sense, use an unfinished weathered piece of wood as a runner. Top with a bowl of fruit or a bouquet, or other rich but rustic centerpiece and place appetizers, side dishes and entrée in decorative dishes along with runner.