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Rue de Lillie Antiques – The Gardens

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Continuing with our visit to Rue de Lillie Antiques in Summerland…here are the patios and gardens. All of the outdoor spaces are so lovely and tranquill. I especially adore their aviaries. 

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I think I may ask The Man to make me one someday. Do you remember seeing Martha Stewarts aviaries from a while back? She shared them on her show and in her magazine. She had brightly colored parakeets on her porch but I think I'm more partial to doves and their sweet, soft cooing sounds. 

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Rue de Lillie also has beautiful pots, containers and vintage garden elements. I love their large collection of antique urns and statuary.

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I hope you enjoyed my little tour and make plans to visit one day. It's such a wonderful place and their location is one of the most beautiful and quaint California beach towns.

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Summerland: Rue de Lillie Antiques

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Summerland is a tiny little town nestled along the coastline between LA and Santa Barbara. If you’re ever cruising along the 101 Hwy, you must make a stop. Their small main street is dotted with amazing antique shops, cafes and home & garden boutiques. You could easily spend an entire day just browsing the shops and relaxing over a cup of coffee. I adore stopping here and each time, wish I had allowed more time to stay longer.

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One of my favorite antique shops is Rue de Lillie Antiques. The charming seaside cottage shop is perched on a small hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean and is filled with French and Swedish antiques, gorgeous furnishings and gift items.

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I bought a few Dash & Albert rugs the last time I paid a visit, love them! Isn’t their display great? I think the antique wicker cart would look perfect on a front porch.

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They also have a large selection of pillows made from antique and French inspired linens. So many it’s hard to choose! I’m especially fond of the washed or faded colors that show a bit of age. It gives them a well worn timeless appeal.

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Rue de Lille Antiques
2496 Lillie Avenue
Summerland, CA 93067
Ph: 805-695-8180 Open Daily: 10:30am to 5:00pm 

In my next post I’ll share photos from their outdoor garden areas filled with antique aviaries, planters and vintage garden furniture. It’s all so lovely…promise!

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