What should you send when someone dies, instead of flowers?
Funeral flowers are beautiful, but many people find them depressing. After all, once the hubbub of the funeral or memorial service subsides, the flowers sit on a table and… die. A sad collection of wilting flowers isn’t exactly the image you want to leave with the recipient of your memorial gift.
So many people look for funeral flower alternatives to give that somehow celebrate life.
Whether it’s a “living wreath” instead of a traditional flower wreath, or perhaps a bird feeder that draws local wildlife close and actually helps sustain them, we’ve collected the best sympathy gifts to send instead of flowers.
If you’re looking to get away from the overdone memorial gift tradition of funeral flowers, here’s what to send instead of flowers when someone dies.
We’ve recently updated some of our most popular and beautiful floral cremation urns, and the results are stunning.
Made in the USA, in a small Oregon wood shop, using premium maple wood for the box with laser etched and stained inlays for the flowers, these wooden floral cremation urns are the purest synthesis of natural earthiness and graceful beauty. Just like her. Let’s take a look.
Our Cherry Blossoms Wood Cremation Urns feature gorgeous inlay art, laser cut from solid wood, engraved in fine detail, stained pink for color, and inlaid by artisan craftsmen right here in the USA. Check out videos showing two of the design choises for this lovely wood memorial art scene. Continue reading Cherry Blossoms Wood Cremation Urns with Inlay Art
Flowers have a rich tradition of use at central life events. Whether congratulations for a birth or condolences after a death, flowers are always appropriate and convey a deep sense of import and significance. Here are thirteen popular funeral flower meanings to help you choose which flowers to use at a memorial service, funeral, or as a sympathy gift. Continue reading 13 Popular Funeral Flower Meanings
“Anthophilia” is the love of flowers. Below, we have selected the very best flower cremation urns for your consideration as a memorial to your beloved anthophile. If your wife, mother, grandmother, or other loved one was devoted to flowers, you’ll find the perfect floral tribute among our collection of flower cremation urns. These are ideal for anyone who loved gardening, flowers in general, or a particular variety such as roses, lillies, carnations, and many other types. Continue reading Flower Cremation Urns for the Gardener or Flower Lover