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.

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 

How To Give A Eulogy For Someone You Didn’t Know Well

Although eulogies are typically given by someone who was close to the deceased, every now and then it is impossible for friends and family members to request a eulogy from someone who was close to the person who has passed away. If you are asked to give a eulogy at the funeral for someone you didn't know that well, be sure to tactfully explain to the family that you were not close to the deceased person. Read More 

3 Tips For Pre-Paying Your Funeral Expenses

It is often recommended that people make a will or trust, establish a power of attorney, and make sure that all of their files are in order, but many people overlook pre-planning and funding their funeral. While it may not necessarily be pleasant to think about, pre-planning and funding your funeral is a wonderful gift for you family. After your passing, they will be free to mourn and grieve their loss without having to stress over funeral plans or try to figure out how to pay for it. Read More