Make it even more inviting by writing out famous food quotes on it, or a menu telling guests what everything is.

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Chalkboard table, £150 to hire, greathire.co.uk. Chalk pen, £3, paperchase.co.uk. Mini stripe cakes, £10 each, cake pops, £3 each, two-tier chevron-design cake, £395 (serves 60 portions), mini meringues, 50p each, cake stands and plate, from £2 to hire, zoeclarkcakes.com. Mini bottles, £13.50 for six, and paper straws, £3.25 for 25, pipii.co.uk. Chalkboard labels and chalk pencil, as before. Pink grapefruit drink, £1.99, Bundaberg at Selfridges.com

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As seen in the January/February 2013 issue of Brides