07/29/2013 12:01 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

DIY Table Runner Idea Is The Easiest Way To Make Your Dining Room Look Amazing (PHOTO)

We're always looking for creative ways to make our homes look great when we're having people over. And by "creative," we mean easy and inexpensive. Luckily, one of our favorite bloggers, Michael from Inspired By Charm shared photos of a DIY table runner he made on a beautiful tablescape for a summer party.

We love everything about this look, from the potted aloe plant to the gold flatware to the green glass accents. But we especially swoon over the dot print linens he made from, wait for it, a canvas drop cloth! The gradient effect he achieved using three different paint colors is just so cool.

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Photo courtesy of Inspired By Charm

Now all we need are some DIY tutorials to make those other awesome accessories.

Head over to Inspired By Charm for the full how-to. Want to see more fabulous crafts and DIYs? Click through the slideshow below.

Craft Of The Day

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