A DIY project to add to the list: dip-dyed tablecloths (we'd use canvas painter's drop cloths). Here's a roundup of some recent finds.
Above: A swath of canvas in an artist studio (tablecloth idea?); photo by Christopher Baker.
Above: A dip-dyed linen tablecloth via Living Etc., photograph by Emma Lee.
Above: Brittany of Oh Happy Day offers a thorough step-by-step tutorial on dip-dying a tablecloth.
Above: A vibrant purple tablecloth, via House & Home.
Above: Via A Fabulous Fete.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 7, 2012.