Anna’s Finds Blog


Anna Patina Art

Original miniature oil paintings ... by a Mystic artist. A unique party or wedding favor. Custom painted for your special event. Choose a nautical or floral theme! Anna 860-303-9191 attr…

October House Rental

Ahoy! Live like a sea captain at The Mystic Seabreeze Vacation House. Panoramic views… walk to town! Renting  weekly in October $1400. Entire month of October $4000. Perfect for leaf peeping season and exploring New England! Sleeps six. Contact…

Shark Teeth Everywhere!

Prehistoric Lemon Shark and Turquoise earrings discovered at a Florida Farmer's Market! Besides bushels of shells ... most Gulf Beaches are full of shark teeth! Caspersen Beach in Venice and Englewood Beach are best for tooth hunting!! I discovered these tiny shark teeth in about an hour ! Prehistoric…

Bejeweled Slippers

Lovely, sequinned slippers from the Boca Grande, Florida consignment shop! $3 for the pair! "Boca Bargains" Thrift Shop!

Paradise Found!

A stay at "Paradise Cove at Lemon Bay" is a retreat like no other! Waterfront cottages full of seaside style and original art. Located in the Old Florida Town of Englewood. Bayfront beach and long dock with pavilion for dolphin, manatee,…

Titanic Sails Again!

A magical night aboard the RMS Titanic on October 13th, 2018 ...  100% of proceeds benefit the Sails Up 4 Cancer Charity in Mystic !  Thank you to all vendors, donors, Navy chefs, and our incredible party crew: Holly,…

Glitzy Table !

Super retro, gold, metal table! I'm in love with its curves!! Garage Sale Find in Venice Florida! $20

Chenille Seahorse

Fuzzy, seahorse made with a chenille bed spread ... with a tiny seashell eye! Discovered at Capt. Con's Fish House Gift Shop in beautiful Bokeelia, Florid…

Silver Treasure

So shiny!! Check out this sterling silver, braided bracelet discovered at a Venice, Florida garage sale! $5 Can't stop wearing it!!

Sputnik or Sea Urchin?

I say Sea Urchin! I'm always trying to keep my house and patio looking fresh and I've discovered that mixing vintage and contemporary pieces is the answer!  Just bought this out of this world,  burnished gold, Sputnik chandelier from YDecor…

Wine Cage !

This rustic wine cage caught my eye at a Mystic tag sale! Made of worn, wrought iron in a Mediterranean  style. Not sure where it's going to live, but I had to buy it for ...  $15 !

Field Trip to History

MacDuff and I ventured inland to...  Concord, Massachusetts for history lesson. I was about 12 when my parents took us to the sites of the Battle of Lexington and Concord on Patriots' Day. I can still hear the fife & drum and smell…