The macrame table runner is actually a striking example of traditional decoration. But could it possibly also spice up a table and thus a room in a modern way? The answer is clearly “yes” and you have a wide range of options. You could and should decorate both the interior and a table outside with a macrame table runner. We can prove it to you with our 7 simple tips and wonderful pictures.
The knitting pattern of the macrame and the design of the vase go well with each other. It makes the whole thing look very modern.
7 ideas for modern decoration with a macrame table runner
Before we start with our 7 specific tips, we would like to warn you: we will start with the unusual ideas and then move on to the more common and practical ones. Above all, we want to improve your mood with surprises and avoid boredom.
Transform small seating areas into something special
The macrame table runner is combined with a larger dining table. But there are also smaller variants, which would look wonderful together with a small side table. Such jazzed-up little pieces of furniture could turn gloomy corners of your home into charming seating.
Choose original patterns!
The macrame braiding art offers a large variety of very different patterns. But you don’t always get enough from it. Before you decide on your perfect piece, you should look at various ideas, including those that are exotic and unknown to you. You can choose between Nordic macrame and those with exotic oriental patterns or a boho style. All these together offer great variety and allow for quite an original choice.
A minimalist and at the same time original design would definitely make your decoration look more interesting.
Let the macrame table runner correspond with the rest of the interior decoration
Does the macrame table runner have to be in a neutral color? There are no such rules and yet it seems to be the way to go most of the time. Among other things, you could choose a really original color for your macrame table runner. In addition to the diverse macrame yarns on the market, these can be dyed, among other things. Here are tips for shading cotton. Jute macrame can also be re-dyed. It would only be a bit more difficult with textile yarn. In this case, it is better to leave the original color.
This example shows how something very elegant can be created by combining macrame with modern, geometric table decorations
Emphasize the eclectic aspects of your interior decor
Are you one of those people who like to mix and match many different styles at home? Would you like to emphasize your original eclectic style even more? Do you have rustic or vintage elements in the interior design? Maybe you can emphasize this with a macrame table runner.
Combine several macrame patterns with each other!
You can combine several macrame table runners in a beautiful dining room as well as on the balcony or terrace. In this way you will make the table a colorful accent in the room. On the other hand, it would be possible to weld together different styles that dominate in the respective interior or exterior.
Be playful and creative with the dimensions and function of macrame table runners!
Combine with modern sculptural deco
Modern geometric patterns correspond to the structure of the macrame table runner. For this reason, it looks completely natural when you combine the two. You also have the opportunity to accent modern, seamless geometric shapes. This approach would make the macrame table decoration look particularly modern. Artistic flowerpots, vases or candlesticks with a modern design are very popular. They are suitable as a great center piece for many minimalist designs. They can be wonderfully combined with a macrame table runner if it shows the same shapes and patterns.
Surprise with shapes, dimensions and positioning
The macrame table runner does not necessarily have to be aligned in the middle of the table and elongated. Round, oval or star-shaped shapes are also very popular!
Macrame table runners can sometimes also be used as decoration for the chairs and also during parties
Check out both oriental and Nordic macrame for inspiration
In this case, the orientation of the macrame emphasizes the vertical dimension in the room and makes it look higher
Make something special out of a plain garden table thanks to a macrame runner
Macrame table runners often show beautiful, original shapes
Do you like the eclectic design? Here is an idea how to weld such a concept together thanks to macrame knitting patterns