Steve and I took some time off on Saturday to visit one of our favorite shops, Rue de Lillie in Summerland, Ca.
Although Rue de Lillie is located in a charming seaside cottage in California, Steve and I always feel as if we've been transported to Europe the minute we arrive.
Owner, Francesca Wolf, has a wonderful eye for creating beautiful displays with the pieces she finds from her travels around Europe.
Several miniature manequins are placed next to a pair of French blue ceramic birds and plates.
If you are searching for pillows to add that "je ne sais quoi" to your home, I'm sure you will find them here!
Apparently we also share a fondness for chickens!
A gorgeous pleated lamshade makes a lovely table lamp even more beautiful. It's these types of details that set Rue de Lillie apart from other home stores.
Francesca also mixes in pieces by local artists, like these fantastic dolls created by the Junk Girls.
Several doves are cozy in the vintage birdcages that are scattered about the garden.
We've purchased several pairs of these French shutter for our Oxnard home. They add so much detail and are a fantastic faded gray backdrop for displays.
the home to several happy finches!
I spied another "Patina" on display. I was so excited to see Patina Style featured at Rue de Lillie!!!
We walked out the door of Rue de Lillie and spied these nasturtiums spilling over the gray wood planters, one last bit of gorgeous inspiration before we said goodbye.
We hope you found your visit to Rue de Lillie inspiring too!
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One final note: Steve and I are off to San Francisco this Friday September 16th. We hope to see you at Big Daddy's Antiques for cocktails on Friday evening! firstname.lastname@example.org
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