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The Millennial’s Guide to Killing Funerals

We’ve recently found out that millennials are ruining just about everything. From golf to manners and even relationships, millennials are blamed for killing all sorts of traditions, trends, and trades. As a millennial myself, I say we should embrace the reality of our wake of devastation and take it all the way to the grave. Literally.

Here, then, is The Millennial’s Guide to Killing Funerals. Continue reading The Millennial’s Guide to Killing Funerals

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6 Lovely DIY Memorial Candle Projects

Candles for memorial service DIY

Candles are a great addition to memorial services, reception table centerpieces, or home memorial displays. For the crafty do-it-yourself-er, here are 6 lovely DIY memorial candle projects that you can pull off quickly and easily at a minimal cost. Continue reading 6 Lovely DIY Memorial Candle Projects

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November 2016 Funeral Links

Resources for the Funeral Industry

In this November 2016 collection of funeral links from our newsletter, we have collected all kinds of resources from our blog and from around the web. You’ll encounter hilarious cremation urn epitaph ideas, the Day of the Dead, using your funeral home as a wedding venue, and more. Read on! Continue reading November 2016 Funeral Links

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Our Favorite (Actually!) Free Funeral Program Templates

Actually Free Memorial Service Program Templates

If you’ve hunted around for free funeral program templates, you’ve likely discovered that most of the links you find are not free at all. To ease your search, here are some of our favorite resources we’ve found that are actually free. Continue reading Our Favorite (Actually!) Free Funeral Program Templates

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DIY Blooming Monogram Memorial Table Centerpiece

Blooming monogram idea for funeral or memorial

Here is an easy DIY project to create a colorful and uniquely personalized memorial table centerpiece. Ideal for your loved one’s funeral or memorial service, you can make this DIY blooming monogram memorial table centerpiece in a variety of styles: single initial, 3-letter monogram, or full name. This one can be put together fairly quickly, so it’s simple to customize to your tastes and timeframe. Continue reading DIY Blooming Monogram Memorial Table Centerpiece

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Make garden stepping stones with loved one’s ashes

A recent commenter mentioned that they were planning on using their loved one’s ashes to make stepping stones for their garden. We immediately thought, What a unique, personal, and useful idea! Kudos to the family for creativity and for honoring their loved one’s memory in a special way. Continue reading Make garden stepping stones with loved one’s ashes

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16 DIY Options for Scattering Ashes

Scattering Ashes Options

If you’re planning your own DIY scattering ashes service, you’ll need some sort of method or container for the actual scattering. Here we’ve gathered together all your options for scattering ashes, ranging from budget-friendly DIY ideas that cost you pennies all the way up to pre-made scattering urn containers specifically designed for ease of use in scattering ashes. Continue reading 16 DIY Options for Scattering Ashes

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DIY Funeral and Memorial Service Favors

DIY Memorial Service Favors

If you’re planning on passing out remembrance keepsake favors at the funeral or memorial service of your loved one, there are many ideas (like these) which you can order ready made for you. But if you’re on a budget, or if you or your loved one have always been the do-it-yourself types, here are some traditional and uniquely modern ideas for DIY Funeral and Memorial Service Favors: Continue reading DIY Funeral and Memorial Service Favors

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15 Ideas for a Beautiful Memorial Service on a Budget

Ideas for funerals on a budget

Planning a beautiful memorial service on a budget is a goal anyone can obtain. There are definitely many costs to a funeral for a loved one, but there are also many steps you can take to ensure that you get competitive prices, find affordable alternatives, and make informed choices that make sense with your funeral budget.

Here are our 15 affordable ideas to consider for a beautiful memorial service on a budget. Continue reading 15 Ideas for a Beautiful Memorial Service on a Budget