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Take the Beach Home with Richard's Seashells and Air Plants

By Elisha Neubauer

When you think of Florida, what comes to mind? It's pretty safe to bet you thought of sun, surf, and long winding beaches. I mean, Florida isn't called the Sunshine State for nothing. Everyone enjoys the beaches, whether they're tourists soaking up the sun for a short time or local residents enjoying a break from daily life.

When it comes time to pack up the beach bag and head back to urban life, it can be slightly disappointing. But, there is a way to take the beach home with you. This is exactly what Richard Browder built his business on- taking the beach home.

At Richard's Seashells and Air Plants, located in Lakeland, you can find everything you need to take a piece of the beach home with you. They offer everything from crafting seashells (tiny and small shells) and turbo shells for hermit crab owners to sand dollars and sea glass for home décor purposes.

Richard Browder, Owner of Richard's Seashells and Air Plants, has been working with suppliers for many years now and has built quite a rapport, allowing him to offer the best prices possible for the highest quality of merchandise. "We get seashells from all over the world," he tells us. "We have a long standing relationship with our suppliers who offer us the best prices and we pass them on to our customers."

Aside from the astounding array of sea shells, star fishes, and other related merchandise handled by Richard and his staff, you'll find a wide selection of air plants available. "Airplants have become a big market," Browder states. "It's great for people without a green thumb; just mist them a couple of times a week and your good to go."

Other unique items sold by Richard's Seashells and Air Plants include seashell nightlights, napkin rings, toothpick holders, mirrors and wall décor, decorative balls, and wind chimes.

The shells themselves have been quite famous, appearing in television shows such as Fox's Bones, Discovery Channel's Finding Amelia, and on networks such as Disney, Spike TV, and MTV.

"Everybody loves seashells and the beach," explains Browder. "And with our love of seashells we try and offer the best shells at the best prices for our customers."

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Elisha Neubauer is a freelance editor, ghostwriter, book reviewer, and author. She is...

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