C'est la Vie

Encinitas, CA

About C'est la Vie

C’est la Vie is not your typical antique store. Set in a renovated auto body warehouse, this beautiful world of European treasures transforms you to Les Puces de-Saint-Ouen in Paris. Sara Wardrip, the owner has built a trusted and impeccable source for beautiful design for the home and garden. Originally from Vancouver, Canada., Sara moved to San Diego in 1981. She learned to love antiques while working in a French antique store while attending university. Sara took her first buying trip to Europe in 1998 and returned with a 40 ft container full of English and French...Read More

C'est la Vie

1stdibs Dealer Since 2011

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Vintage 1940-1949 France Garden Ornaments
Lovely small French faux bois garden planter. Very nice aged patina.
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Coffee and Cocktail Tables
18th century Swedish pine farm table cut down to make a lovely coffee table. One large carved paneled drawer on front side. Beautiful thick single plank top. Great aged patina.
Vintage 1940-1949 France Patio and Garden Furniture
Lovely 1940s French faux bois garden bench from the South of France. Good aged patina. Measures: Seat height 18" / Back height 33".
Antique 19th Century Sweden Dining Room Tables
Early 19th century, Swedish drop-leaf table with original worn paint patina. The top is a lovely aged pine and the base is a pale Swedish green/blue. Closed the table measures 18".
Antique 1800-1809 France Chaise Longues
18th century French painted chaise newly upholstered in lovely blue and white Brunschwig and Fils crisp cotton. Original pale French blue/green color, Paris, France.
Mid-20th Century France Garden Ornaments
Beautiful 1940s French Garden Cement Deer with authentic antlers. Very majestic. Old repair on neck
Antique Late 19th Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Beautiful 19th century Italian gilded wood and crystal ten-light chandelier. Lovely beaded and crystal drop-leaf ornamentation over bronze arms. Newly restored and wired.
Antique 19th Century Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors
Beautiful 19th century French Louis Philippe mirror fully restored with new glass, Paris, France.
Antique 19th Century Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Lovely 19th Century Italian Gilded wood and crystal chandelier. All newly restored and wired. Height of 31" does not include chain
Antique 19th Century France Wall Mirrors
Very Unique 19th Century French Round Gilded Mirror with Mercury Glass. Notice in the photos, the bottom of the mirror has a flat edge.
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Rococo Corner Cupboards
Lovely 18th century Swedish corner cabinet scrapped down to the original cream/white color. Original glass in paneled doors.
Antique 18th Century Sweden Rococo Cupboards
Beautiful large Swedish 18th century Rococo cabinet with arched pediment cornice and lovely carved apron. Wonderful commanding size for excellent storage. Varmland, Sweden.

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