Floral Arrangements and Funerals: The Hidden Meanings of Flower Types

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Floral Arrangements and Funerals: The Hidden Meanings of Flower Types

For my mother's funeral, my sister and I spent a lot of time thinking about flowers for her funeral. We wanted beautiful, colorful flowers that reflected upon her energetic spirit and her love of bright, bold color. However, when we began to plan out her funeral with the funeral director, we were surprised to learn that different types of flowers had different meanings. Based on their meanings, some were appropriate for a funeral, and others were not. We had no idea about this, but I instantly became fascinated with the topic. I created this website to help educate others about the meanings of flowers and which are appropriate for funerals.

3 Things To Know About Cremation Services

Whether you are planning your funeral or the funeral of a loved one, there are many options to consider. One decision you will need to make is whether to go with a burial or a cremation. Oftentimes, religious views, personal preferences, and other factors influence which option is the most desirable. However, if you are considering cremation services, there are a few things to keep in mind.  You Can Still Have A Funeral Read More 

Here’s Why You Should Consider Cremation

Cremation is disposing of a deceased kin's body by burning it to ashes at a high temperature in a furnace. It happens in specially designed furnace chambers at a crematorium or a retort. Most crematoriums used wood fuel to burn the bodies. However, technological advancements have introduced other alternatives like graphite furnaces and propane gas. Do you ever wonder why people opt for a cremation? Well, here are some reasons: Read More 

Choosing The Best Urn For Your Loved One

When a loved one passes away and is cremated, you'll need to choose an urn to keep his or her remains in. There are many types of urns to choose from, so that you can honor and remember them in a personalized way.  No matter what your budget or preferences are, you can find a urn that matches your needs. From budget-friendly basic versions to fancy, decorative marble ones, there's an urn for every situation. Read More 

Tips For Preparing A Memorable Eulogy

Losing a loved one is a stressful time for everyone, and if it is up to you to write the eulogy, it will take some preparation. Here are some essential tips for preparing a eulogy. Choose the Correct Tone The tone will be a bit different if you are speaking for everyone. The content will require organizing facts from each member of the family or friends if you are to relay some memory for each person. Read More 

The Dos And Don’ts Of Making A Video For A Funeral

Making a video for a funeral can be either a good idea or a bad one. It all depends on how much heart, effort, time, consideration, and meaning is invested in the video. If you want to create a video for a memorial service, consider these dos and don'ts before you start the project. Do Get the Approval and Cooperation of the Family A video should be used in the ceremony only if the immediate family members want one. Read More