Give your table some holiday styleBy Anton Barretto, Marissa Lopa
Philippine Daily Inquirer
There are many ways to dress up your table for the holidays. The most basic of which is to place a brightly colored tablecloth.
If you can’t work this into your budget or simply want a new look without taking away from your table’s natural beauty, here’s an idea. Take a colorful length of material—this could be a large shawl or wrap, a smaller tablecloth or scrap material—and fold it to resemble a table runner. Now drape it across your table.
Tip: For a round table, measure at least 1/3 of the table’s diameter for your finished width. For a rectangular table, drape the cloth lengthwise, adding approximately two inches to the measured 1/3 width of the table. For both shapes, allow at least two feet to drape from the edge for a good balance and fall.