If you're looking for an affordable table runner for the upcoming entertaining season, there may be no better option than making your own from burlap and twine — like this lovely example from The Wedding Chicks. It can be casual or fancy — depending on your dinnerware and stemware — and can be used any time of year. On sale burlap can run $4 a yard, so that means for as little as $12 (plus the cost of twine) you can creatively and affordably add a touch of texture to a 78" long table.
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(Image: Verve Photo Co. via The Wedding Chicks)