Photos & Videos

Browse through our gallery, a collection of photos and videos featuring our gifts and souvenirs available at Flora’s Gift Shop. Slideshow of our many gift items Videos A 30 second video done by CTV for Flora’s A short close-up video of the rug-hooking technique

Contact Flora’s

You can contact Flora’s by: Phone: (902) 224-3139 Fax: (902) 224-1213 Postal Mail P.O. BOX 316 Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0 or by email, using this convenient form:  

Location

Flora’s is located on the Cabot Trail in Point Cross, the gateway to the Acadian village of Cheticamp. Distinctive signage announces your arrival to the enlarged paved parkade as you leave Grand Etang on your northerly drive towards Cheticamp. If you’re coming from Cheticamp you travel south and we are located approximately 10 minutes from […]

Explore Flora’s

Come in! Let us show you around our gift shop which houses a profusion of gift ideas as you will see. Enjoy the virtual shop then drop in for an on site visit when you travel to Cheticamp. We look forward to meeting you and your family. Merci!

Our History

Located in Cheticamp, a small fishing community nestled on the northwest coast of Cape Breton, well known for its French Acadian culture and deep-rooted traditions, one of which is rug hooking. At first, woolen remnants and rags were cut into strips and made into hooked mats for homes, more for daily practical use than for […]

Rug Hooking

The Cheticamp hooked rug tradition and the artists in wool have distinguished themselves by the perfection of his/her designs and craftsmanship. The soft pastel colours, which are still hand dyed in the Cheticamp tradition, account for their popularity today. As you view the pictorial keep in mind that this is only a small selection of […]