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12 Beautiful Funeral Guest Book Ideas

Funeral Guest Book Ideas

You are planning a funeral or memorial service for a loved one, and are in need of funeral guest book ideas that are both beautiful and memorable. In this article, we’re sharing some of our favorites with you.

We’ve compiled a list of 12 gorgeous funeral guest books (plus a few honorable mentions) for family and friends to leave their memories of your loved one in. Besides serving a practical use at the service, your guest book will also be an everlasting keepsake.

Let’s take a look.

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15 Funny Funeral Songs That Are Totally Inappropriate

Worst Funeral Songs (Ever)

As it turns out, funny funeral songs are actually a thing on the interwebs. And apparently enough of you search for “inappropriate funeral songs” that it calls for an entire article dedicated to the topic.

So… fine! We’ll give you what you want 🙂

In this post, we’ll oblige you with our 15 favorite funny funeral songs, from well-worn classics like Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust” to Sarah Silverman’s infamous nursing home gig.

You asked for it.

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How to Plan a Celebration of Life Service

Plan a Celebration of Life Service

Let’s look at how to plan a celebration of life service.

Your loved one has just passed away, and your family is wanting to put together a celebration of life in their memory. Everything seems to be moving quite quickly now, and you have only so much time to get everything planned.

So how exactly do you go about planning for a life celebration? What are the important elements, what does a “service” look like, and how should it differ from a traditional funeral or memorial service?

We’ll cover all these and more to help you honor – and celebrate – your loved one.

Read on!

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Funeral Procession Etiquette: What to Do When You See a Funeral Procession

Funeral Processions

Let’s talk about funeral procession etiquette.

What do you do when you see a funeral procession going down the street? Do you pull over? What if you’re walking down the street? Or, perhaps even more importantly, what if you’re in a funeral procession?

If you’ve wondered to yourself what the proper protocol is regarding funeral processions, we’re here to shed some light on any questions you may have.

Let’s begin.

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101 Condolence Messages to Express Your Love & Support

101 Condolence Messages, Tips, Examples, and Images

What’s the best way to express your condolences and sympathy?

When someone you know has lost a loved one, it can be hard to find the right words for a condolence message.

The person to whom you are sending your sympathy is grieving, perhaps even in a state of shock. And if you knew the decedent, you’re mourning too! So while it’s important to get the message right, it’s also not always easy to do so.

We’re here to make it easy for you. Here are 101 messages of condolence you can copy, use, and alter as you see fit.

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What is a Crypt? 9 Things You Need to Know About Crypts

What is a Crypt? Everything You Need to Know About Crypts

You’ve heard about these things called crypts. Probably in Indiana Jones and Mummy movies.

But in real life… well, exactly what is a crypt?

Do people still use them? (Yes.) Are there various types of crypts? (Yes.) Could you visit one if you wanted to? (See below.)

As you’re looking into funerals, burial, mausoleums, and now crypts, we’ll cover all these questions and any others you may have in mind.

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Together Forever Quotes for Couples

Together Forever Quotes for Couples

Let’s take a look at the best together forever quotes for couple.

Today, we’ve got a master list featuring 100+ quotes all about life and sharing it with the one you love. We’ve got short quotes, long quotes, “anonymous” quotes, and classics from literature and poetry. We’ve got humorous quotes and of course uber-romantic ones as well.

And, significantly, we also have quotes ideal for funeral programs, cremation urn inscriptions, or epitaphs.

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21 Sad Funeral Songs

21 Best Sad Songs for Funerals

For this article we collected twenty-one of the most appropriately sad funeral songs we could find.

These songs are ideal for playing during a slideshow, a time of contemplation, a candle lighting, or any other memorial event during the funeral service.

Some of the tracks have sad lyrics yet more upbeat tunes. Others have more somber melodies with comparatively uplifting, perhaps even hopeful, lyrics. The point is that these songs have a sound and feel which is appropriate for a funeral service.

Funerals are mournful occasions, and the songs you choose should suit the moment. Whatever kind of sad funeral song you want, we’ve got it here.

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Urns for Dad: 21 Stunning Cremation Urns for Fathers

Best Cremation Urns for Dads

Let’s take a look at 21 of the most beautiful cremation urns for dad.

If you are searching for a memorial for your father, you may be feeling overwhelmed at the moment. While it may be a good thing that cremation urns are easy to find, with so many options at your disposal, you may feel like you are coming up short in finding that one special urn that could even come close to honoring your father and the life he led.

Finding the perfect urn for your dad is an emotional experience. When you’re faced with this litany of online options (and you know that not all cremation urns are made equal), these emotions can be amplified.

So we’ve taken the liberty of doing the searching for you, and come up with this list of the 21 most beautiful, high-quality urns for your dad that we could find.

The goal was to find the best; not too many, and not too few. We hope this helps!

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Urns for Mom: 21 Beautiful Cremation Urns for Mother

21 Beautiful Cremation Urns for Your Mother

When it comes to finding beautiful, high-quality urns for mom, you have many memorials from which to choose.

But sometimes having so many choices isn’t a good thing! When you’re grieving over the loss of your mother, all the options can be downright overwhelming.

Here, our goal is to take the stress out of finding your mother the perfect cremation urn. So we put together a list of the 21 loveliest urns for mom that we could find.

Let’s take a look together.

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