For many of us, the holidays are the only time of year that our table linens are released from hibernation to grace our tabletops. If you set this year's holiday table with one of these fabulous linens (and not-so linens), you might just find reason to celebrate with them beyond the month of December.
Wood Branch Slice Table Runner
A rustic, yet modern mosaic of sliced branches, this woodsy table runner will add a level of warmth to any table. Pair it with all white dinnerware and conjure images of a snowy winter's day in the forest.
$49; UMA, 1100 Locust, 314.241.9990, iloveuma.com
Chilewich Coral Gold Placemats and Table Runners
Glam up your holiday table Chilewich's Coral table runner or placemats. Available at Sallie Home in Ladue, the delicate and intricately woven look of this surprisingly durable and washable runner is achieved with pressed vinyl.
$35; Sallie Home, 9821 Clayton Road, salliehome.com
Provence-Style Linen Tablecloth
Bring a bit of the French countryside to your holiday gathering. Red may seem like an obvious color palette for the season, but the classic, bucolic feel of this linen tablecloth makes for a natural and inviting backdrop for feasting with loved ones.
$69.99; Linen Me, etsy.com/shop/LinenbyInga
Waterford Ballet Icing Linens
The modern elegance of this simple, slightly shimmering Waterford tablecloth will add a touch of sophistication to your holiday festivities. Available at Macy's, this patterned beauty is neutral enough to pair with a wide array of place settings.
$33.99 to $53.99; Macy's, multiple locations, macys.com