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

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19th Century French Faux Bamboo Bedside Table
19th Century French Faux Bamboo Bedside Table
Antique 19th Century French End Tables
Faux Bamboo
19th Century French marble top bedside table. Lovely golden patina. Paris, France. See my listing of the matching armoire
19th Century French Painted Rustic Farm Table
19th Century French Painted Rustic Farm Table
Antique 19th Century French Dining Room Tables
19th Century French Blue painted pine farm table. Could be a great writing table or would make a great coffee table, as well. Lovely French blue/green color.
18th Century Swedish Trag Sofa
18th Century Swedish Trag Sofa
Antique 1780s Swedish Rococo Sofas
18th century Swedish period Tragsoffa, scraped down to original lovely cream or white color. Beautiful carved apron over reeded tapered legs. Upholstered in antique Swedish Hemp. Gre...
18th Century Swedish Coffee Table
18th Century Swedish Coffee Table
Antique Late 18th Century Swedish 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.
18th Century Period Swedish Gustavian Sofa
Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Chaise Longues
Beautiful 18th century Swedish period sofa scraped down to the original white color. Lovely carved sides, back and apron. Newly upholstered in crisp blue and white Brunschwig & Fils ...
Early 19th Century Painted French Bergere
Antique Early 19th Century French Bergere Chairs
Beautiful 19th century painted French Bergere newly upholstered in blue and white stripe. Lovely carved arms and tapered legs. Great aged patina. Very comfortable with down filled cu...
19th Century French Walnut Oval Dining Table
Antique Early 19th Century French Dining Room Tables
Beautiful early 19th century French walnut oval dining table. Great aged walnut patina with lovely hand turned legs. Terrific size for kitchen or small area dining. Apron height 24.5"
19th Century Italian Wood and Crystal Chandelier
Antique 19th Century Italian Chandeliers and Pendants
Elegant 19th century Italian gilded wood and crystal chandelier. Beautiful aged patina on the wood. All newly restored and wired. Height of 31" is to the top of the chandelier. Very ...
Set of Ten French Os de Mouton Dining Chairs
21st Century and Contemporary French Dining Room Chairs
Very nice set of ten Os de Mouton dining chairs from Normandy, France. Sturdy and very comfortable.
Pair of Early 19th Century French Fauteuil
Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Chairs
Pair of early 19th century Louis XIV style French fauteuil. Very nice old patina.
Vintage French Garden Faux Bois Table
21st Century and Contemporary French Patio and Garden Furniture
Large vintage French faux bois dining table. Great aged patina. Perfect for the garden dining!
19th Century French Louis Philippe Mirror
Antique 19th Century Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors
Beautiful 19th century French Louis Philippe mirror fully restored with new glass, Paris, France.

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