Latest News
Everything thats going on at Enfold is collected here

Hey there! We are Enfold and we make really beautiful and amazing stuff.
This can be used to describe what you do, how you do it, & who you do it for.

We were busy little bees last year photographing our wedding invitation collection – I’m pleased to say we’ve finally added lots of the images to our wedding stationery gallery on the website, pop over and have a look here.

We’ve also been grouping lots of colours together in our Facebook albums, so if you’re looking for colour themes it’s a good place to look!

Still need more inspiration? Pop on over to our pinterest feed where we pin all our favourite things for weddings and parties!

from top: Alannah Rose Chevron Crush wedding invitation in custom grey, Chevron Crush favour tag in custom grey, Botanica Belle wedding invitation, Botanica Belle Wedding Wine Bottle Label

I’ve got a beautiful wedding to share with you today. There’s so much love and joy here and I’m in love with Hayley’s divine Anna Campbell gown!

Hayley and Ben’s wedding was held in December at the picturesque Tumbling Waters Retreat, NSW, They chose a vintage and pastel theme which was perfectly complimented by our Lemon Sorbet wedding invitation. The sweet lemon colour was carried through with hints of lemon on the day combined with other pastel pretties.

“I loved my wedding invites by Alannah Rose. I went for a simple double sided invite in a pastel yellow vintage style and they arrived quickly. One of my bridesmaids framed my invite with a speech and marriage poem which was lovely.”

Hayley wore a stunning vintage style lace dress by Anna Campbell. The bridesmaids wore a dusty pastel pink maxi dress with the boys matching in pastel pink ties.

” I loved my dress from the moment I saw it on the Knot web site. I looked it up and found that the designer Anna Campbell was in Melbourne. I tried on a lot of dresses but could not get this dress out of my head, so I went to Melbourne, had my first fitting, then 5 months later went back for my last fitting and took it home. They pretty much hand made it while I was wearing it. They were very helpful, and I would highly recommend them to people looking for simple, elegant, lace vintage dress at a reasonable price.” says Hayley

Anna Blackman captured the gorgeous images of the day.

“Our venue Tumbling Waters, was amazing with breath taking views.  I fell in love with it immediately as I really wanted a garden wedding with wow factor.” says Hayley.

“My favorite part of the day was finally getting down the aisle, seeing Ben and saying our vows, oh and the kiss! Everyone said it looked like I ran down the aisle, mostly because I was just so nervous. The party was so much fun! lots of dancing to our favorite tunes which we had made all the CDs ourselves.”

Hayley and Ben wanted to include everyone special in their day, so even their dog Indie was included.

“My other favorite part of the day was seeing my dog indie at the ceremony, my Mum walked her down the aisle. People said I was crazy but we love her and it would not have been the same without her”. says Hayley.

Love was also a key theme for the day, with many items being sourced from suppliers on Etsy.

Morgann Hill was my main supplier. I got these cute wooden love heart magnets with different love sayings on them as little gifts for the guests. A beautiful burlap sack ring bearer cushion with silk pastel roses and a wooden love heart with our initials on it. Two wooden birds that had love birds written on them as cake toppers. A wooden engraved guest book. I was very happy with Morgann Hill products and they arrived quickly.” Hayley says.

“My tip for brides is to not let any one rain on your parade – whether it be friends who can not make it or girl friends being angry at you for not having them as bridesmaids or family being upset at you for not inviting other family members or venues being difficult. The day belongs to you and your partner and trust me it will go so quickly. Try not to get overwhelmed and stressed. Plan ahead, shop around and be organized. Enjoy the wedding planning process. And look forward to spending your future with the love of your life.” says Hayley.

Congratulations Hayley and Ben, thank you for letting us be a part of your day and for sharing your tips and advice with our readers.

Come back later today for a gorgeous video clip of the day. – you may need tissues.

 

I’m so thrilled to share today this beautiful clip from Hayley & Ben’s vintage pastel wedding. Filmed by Lucy Jean Productions, this 6 minute clip is such a sweet capture of amazing day. What a gorgeous keepsake.

“My videographer Lucy Jean Productions was amazing! It was like watching a romantic indie style video clip. Great vision and style, such a talent.” says Hayley.

Thanks so much for sharing Hayley and Ben.

Click here for part 1 of Hayley and Ben’s big day.

 

Finally we have hit spring! I can’t believe it’s been a month since we celebrated Miss Ella’s 7th birthday, so much has happened since then, including a super fabulous holiday to Disneyland!

I’m excited today to share with you her party! Ella loves art and this year requested an Art Party. I looked at outsourcing it, as I have for the last few parties (thus the lack of party posts!) but decided it was probably time to have another party at home! I’m so glad i did, it was so much fun, and the kids had a blast, creating some gorgeous pieces to take home and show off!

I started the theme with a chalkboard style party invitation to go with the arty theme, and carried it across the decorations during the day.

I had a lot of fun with a tin of blackboard paint! Blackboard paint was used for the party table backdrop and photo board. I also used it on the paint tin favours and drink bottles – leaving chalk on the table so kids could write their names on their drinks. My gorgeous friend Lisa lent me the table, wooden crates and divine metal cake stand.

Above: Arty Party Printables by Alannah Rose; drink bottles hand painted with black board paint, Sambellina polka dot Party Ware from the Party Parlour

We didn’t go overboard with food for this party, it was more about the art and projects, but what we did create, we kept on theme. I purchased some edible ink pens and Ella decorated all of the gingerbread cookies herself – each one an edible art piece! Her friends loved picking out their favourite one to eat! Also on the table were ‘jackson pollock’ rice bubble bars – basically a rice bubble slice drizzled with coloured white chocolate. Also an art palette cake to finish off the Arty theme.

Each party guest took home a  ‘Sample Pot’ – an empty paint tin which I painted with blackboard paint and wrote each child’s name on with chalk. They were filled with an assortment of lollies. The photo board was a huge hit, simply painted with blackboard paint and the logo from the invitations drawn on with chalk for the kids to pose under.

I have to say, the day of the party was absolutely freezing, hands down one of the coldest days Melbourne had all winter I think! Never the less we still managed to set up the ‘Art Studio’ outside under the pergola, complete with portable heater and tarps to keep the weather and rain at bay! We had 20 guests at this party, but unless you have a lot of helping hands, I’d recommend keeping the numbers to around 10 if you can. Much easier on the hostess!

We did a lot of practising in the school holidays in the lead up to the party to figure out which projects Ella enjoyed doing, and what we though the kids would be capable of.

We started out the day with Folio Labels – each child when they arrived was asked to do a self portrait of themselves onto the label, which was then stuck to their folio bag.

Perhaps one of the most enjoyed projects was the ‘Squishy Men’ – balloons filled with flour, and decorated with wool and sharpy textas – easy and cheap to do – just remember you’ll need an adult running this station as the filling of the balloons can be tricky for some little hands!

Other projects that we did included Sharpie Patterns, Sharpie Mugs, Mini Canvas and Shaving Cream Marbling. The kids did such and amazing job and took some beautiful art pieces home at the end of the party.

We followed up the party with handwritten thank you notes by Ella.

I hope you enjoyed the images – we had so much fun, I can’t believe how fast my baby is growing up.

Special thanks also to my gorgeous team of helpers on the day, an arty party is definitely one that needs many hands on deck!

For those that are interested I’ve created a printable Arty Party range for this theme – you can purchase the Arty Party Printables here.

Today’s inspiration board is full of colour and fun. Take our box retro wedding invitations, add a large splash of orange and fuschia, style it up with some glam items and you’ve got a wedding combo that really pops!

Clockwise from top left: JCrew Blakely Bridesmaid Dress in Bright Dahlia; Marni Earrings from Net-A-Porter; Dessert Station by Colin Cowie via Hostess with the Mostess; Alannah Rose Box Retro wedding invites in blood orange and magenta; JCrew Anita Dress in Fresh Tangerine; Wedges by Christian Louboutin; Centerpieces via Martha Stewart

 

It’s been a long time between posts. We’ve been busy the last couple of months, adding new designs, photographing our range, and winning awards!

We’re so excited to announce that we took out three titles in the 2012 Wedding Industry Experts Awards – winning Best Invitations Australia, Best Invitations Melbourne, and Best Invitations Victoria.

Thank you to our fabulous clients, friends and associates who took the time to vote for us, we are truly thrilled!