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Wrapping Paper as Table Runner

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Table runner and candlesElizabeth Zeschin

Cut wrapping paper with pinking shears to craft a runner. (Use double-stick tape to secure the runner to the tablecloth.) You can also use cupcake foils as tea-light votives that require no wax cleanup; simply toss the foils when the wick is snuffed.

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