Nestled in the charming, historic town of Maldon in Central Victoria, is a romantic wonder world of exquisite imported linen and lace. Visiting Lavender Lace and Living is a delicate step back in time to a gentler era, when creamy hand made lace and crisply pressed pure linen adorned even the most humble of cottages. Today. the soft furnishings of Lavender Lace & Living sit equally comfortably in a modern environment.
It is a feast for the eyes, beckoning the browser to pause and immerse themselves in the beauty, charm and luxury of gorgeous fabrics that, quite simply, make you feel good.
Look for the French linen lavender sachets, needle cases, embroidered tissue box covers [complete with linen liner], dainty lace handkerchiefs [to be seen and used] and adorable bookmarks with tactile little white sheep embroidered in French knots.
In the windows of Lavender Lace and Living are displayed delightful French linen "store" curtains. They are designed to adorn a window, where privacy is not the object, but detail and beauty is. They are available in plain or embroidered designs with whimsical bees, poulet, dragonflies, and cicadas.
For those who like to create their own soft furnishings, there are bolts of French linens, cotton curtain laces and new and old fabrics from rural France and country England.
LLL specializes in Antique Iron beds, particularly Queen size, as well as Single, Double and King. You need not stop there. You can slip into your dream bed with luxurious cotton sheets and pillowcases, Portugese and Italian Marcella bedspreads and duvet covers or one off pieces from excursions in France and Portugal, including both new and old French and English quilts,
If table linen is your passion, there are beautiful fabrics, including linens, damask and hand embroidery, both old and new to dress your table.
This delightful retail experience, which could just as easily be in a narrow, cobblestone lane in an ancient town in Europe, is just 90 minutes drive from Melbourne.