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.

Don’t Want Funeral Flowers? How To Approach A Delicate Subject

Flowers are an integral part of most funerals and memorial services. But what if your loved ones have allergies or sensitivities? What if the deceased didn't like flowers? Can you skip the flowers? What about guests or others who want to send them? And how can you make this request kindly? Here are a few things to consider.  1. Talk to the Funeral Home Funeral home staff have seen it all. Read More 

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