Flowers and Art de la Caraibe, Inc. in Downtown Hollywood, specializes in both modern and traditional flower arrangements, high-style arrangements, plants, European dish gardens, silk flower arrangements and dried flower arrangements. "We do beautiful arrangements with plants, too," owner Sabrina Merceron says.
Merceron, was born in Haiti and grew up in Hollywood. Her Caribbean influence is apparent in the artwork and gifts offered at Flowers and Art that start at $5 and include paintings, carved pieces, earrings and jewelry boxes, in addition to items from all over the Caribbean. She combines her cultural heritage and family background with stunning flower arrangements for any occasion. "My family was in the art business," Merceron says. "They sold art, and I followed in their footsteps." Before opening Flowers and Art, Merceron was in the real estate business and owned four title companies. With her new venture, she returns to her roots and provides a service that is needed in the area.
Prices start at $15 for a flute vase and three roses. Customers can select an arrangement from a photo album or opt for a custom design, gift baskets and gourmet fruit baskets with many items to choose from.
Flowers and Art de la Caraibe, Inc., located at 1872 Polk Street, is open from 9 am to 6 pm Monday - Friday and 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday. For more information, call 954.613.7763 or visit www.flowersandartfl.com. Customers will receive three free roses if they sign up online for an email subscription, print out the confirmation and bring it to the store.