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Table Runners on Round Tables?

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#1 bride2b10

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    Posted 02 December 2009 - 07:05 PM

    So, I realize this may be a stupid question, but are table runners only for rectangular tables? I like the way they look but I want round tables. If they are, is there any way to decorate a round table aside from center pieces?

    Thanks so much!

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    #2 riokayak

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      Posted 02 December 2009 - 07:49 PM

      I've seen them used on round tables. I think what i've seen usually is they have 2 so they cross in the middle. I thought it looked great.

      #3 *Nadine*

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        Posted 02 December 2009 - 07:52 PM

        yep ive seen them on round.. both with one or with two.. I prefer the look of just one of them so its not too 'busy' looking though

        #4 sweetiecat

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          Posted 03 December 2009 - 07:46 PM

          You could also look into organza overlays for round tables. You basically would get a sheer "tablecloth" in a coordinating color to over your white/ivory linens that are supplied by the hotel. I've seen them listed inexpensively on the sites the girls have been ordering chair sashes from.

          #5 jac28

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            Posted 12 January 2010 - 02:54 AM

            i had the same question then came across pics with only one runner it looks alot more neat.

            #6 Island Bride

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              Posted 13 February 2010 - 03:13 AM

              Im actually putting table runners on my round table so you wont be the only one :P


              #7 Tilly in the Sun

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                Posted 15 February 2010 - 10:44 PM

                I have table runners as well and was going to use them either way (I'm not sure what restaurant we'll be having dinner at yet, so it could either be square or rectangle tables)

                #8 Ashlynn039

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                  Posted 15 February 2010 - 10:51 PM

                  I'm considering putting just one table runner on a round table as well - and like sweetiecat said you can also look into overlays to decorate round tables!

                  #9 shae

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                    Posted 27 February 2010 - 04:49 AM

                    great post! i was wondering the same thing and was already planning to do it anyway. i think 1 runner per table looks best. it's a bit much with 2 criss cross runners and will looks like a bunch of X's from a far.

                    #10 NegrilLB

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                      Posted 05 March 2010 - 05:05 PM

                      I think table runners look great on round tables! Now you've got me considering using them too, thanks for the idea. :)

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