I like the calligraphy, not necessarily the burlap look of it but the engagement party might be too early to start sticking to the color scheme religiously, so this might be a good one to start out with.
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A decorated block of ice is an elegant serving tray for chilled buffet food, such as boiled shrimp. (Martha Stewart Christmas Vol. 5 This gives the average shrimp cocktail tray an easy, awesome holiday twist.