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Dress Up White Banquet Tablecloths for Under $12

Upgrade your venue’s white banquet tablecloths with affordable accents!

Looking through bridal forums and scouring Pinterest for the best decorating tips for your big day? We hear you! Don’t drive yourself mad trying to enliven white polyester linens and round banquet tables – we have you covered.

The typical wedding forum bride’s venue choices tend to be ballrooms, halls, and lodges. These types of venues are likely to include their plain white polyester house linens as part of the rental package.

We understand it can be tough to justify buying more linens when you’ve already paid to rent perfectly functional linens. But an entire venue filled with blank white banquet tablecloths can look pretty bleak, which is why most bride’s opt to enhance their table decor beyond the basic package.


5 Ways to Upgrade Your White Banquet Tablecloths

There are a few tricks to glam up your plain white banquet wholesale tablecloths without costing you a fortune. We’ve put together five different linen looks for under $12 per table – that’s less than a meal when eating out!

Each look is centered around standard white polyester table linens with all of the accessories you need to make any type of banquet tables and buffet tables shine.

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Option 1: Banquet Table Overlays & Napkins

Cost per table: $10.93

90″x90″ Taffeta Table Overlay $6.79

(6) Lamour Napkins $0.69 each (when bought in bulk)

When you’re searching for a way to inexpensively add a pop of color to your white banquet tablecloths, organza may seem like a great solution. While organza is beautiful and appropriate for some events, organza’s sheer properties will not add the touch of color you’re looking for.

Luckily, there are opaque alternatives to organza! For this first look for under $12, a 90″x 90″ banquet table overlays with lamour napkins are also a fantastic way to incorporate more color into your reception day decor!

In addition, banquet chair covers offer a versatile canvas to transform ordinary chairs into stunning pieces of event decor. One popular styling technique is to put the black banquet chair covers elegantly, creating soft folds that cascade down the chair's back.

To add an extra touch of sophistication, consider tying a decorative sash or ribbon around the back of the chair, coordinating it with the event's color scheme or theme. This styling technique not only adds visual appeal, but also helps to create a cohesive and polished look across the entire event space.


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Option 2: Textured Table Runner & Napkins

Cost per table: $10.43

Rosette Table Runner $6.29

(6) Lamour Napkins $0.69 each (when bought in bulk)

Being on a budget doesn’t mean textured linens are completely out of your reach! A little texture over a white banquet tablecloth goes a long way. A satin rosette runner is all you need to add gorgeous texture to your special decor.

Take your tablescapes to the next level by combining the contrasting textures of sleek satin rosette with a soft touch of lamour satin napkins!

For your banquet chair covers, one way to style is to play with contrasting colors and textures. For a bold and eye-catching look, choose chair covers in a contrasting shade to the surrounding decor.

For example, pair white chair covers with deep navy-blue sashes for a classic and timeless combination. You can also incorporate different textures, such as using satin or sequined chair covers for a touch of glamour. The interplay of contrasting colors and textures will add depth and visual interest to your event design. 

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Option 3: Table Runner, Napkins & Rose Petals

Cost per table: $9.72

Sequin Taffeta Runner $2.59

(6) Lamour Napkins $0.69 each (when bought in bulk)

Silk Rose Petals $2.99

Spring for the small details! For under $12 you can beautify your white banquet size tablecloth by sprinkling silk rose petals over base linens. 

Sequin Taffeta will give you a hint of sequined luxury without the expense of a full glitz sequin decor, and it’s subtle enough to fit a variety of venues. Tie this look together with lamour napkins for a luxurious mix of fabrics!

To elevate the style of your banquet services, consider incorporating embellishments and accessories. This could involve adding decorative buckles, brooches, or flowers to the banquet chair covers. These embellishments can be strategically placed at the back or tied onto the sashes for an extra touch of elegance.

Additionally, consider using chair covers with built-in pockets to hold personalized place cards or small favor bags, providing a functional and stylish element to the seating arrangement.

Option 4: Table Runner, Napkins & Napkin Clips

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embroidery table runner

Cost per table: $11.87

Swirl Embroidery Table Runner $2.99

(6) Satin Napkins $0.59 each (when bought in bulk)

(6) Rhinestone Napkin Clip $0.89


Bring on the bling on your banquet table covers! Dramatic rhinestone details are within your budget with our rhinestone napkin clips. You can coordinate a sparkling focal point for under $1 with napkin clips. 

Paired with our swirl embroidery, your banquet style set ups won’t look like you were on a budget – only that you have great taste. Even economical fabrics like polyester can look extra posh when you add the right accents!

Banquet chair covers also offer an opportunity to incorporate the event theme into the overall decor. Whether it's a rustic wedding or a glamorous gala, there are chair cover options available to suit any theme. For a rustic or vintage-themed event, opt for chair covers made from burlap or lace fabric.

On the other hand, if you're planning a black-tie affair, choose chair covers in luxurious materials like velvet or satin. By aligning the chair covers with the theme, you can create a cohesive and visually captivating event design that leaves a lasting impression on your guests.

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Option 5: Table Overlay, Napkins & Rose Petals

Cost per table: $10.38

Polyester Overlay 54″ x 54” $3.49

(6) Taffeta Napkins $0.65 each (when bought in bulk)

Silk Rose Petals $2.99

You can change the color of your banquet table covers for only a few dollars by adding an overlay and matching napkins! The large blast of color is just the beginning of this simple look – it’s the colorful rose petals that set this look apart! The rose petals an undeniable wow-factor with a touch of metallic contrast.

Meanwhile, styling with banquet chair covers allows you to unleash your creativity and bring your event vision to life. Experiment with different draping techniques, color combinations, embellishments, and theme-based styling to achieve the desired look and ambiance for your event.

For more inspiration, check out this guide to banquet chair covers and easily DIY your chair cover decors. The key is to find a balance between functionality and aesthetics, ensuring that the chair covers not only enhance the overall decor but also provide comfort for your guests.


Want to Provide the Best Banquet Services on a Tight Budget?

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