Planning Ideas for Memorial Serivces

Memory cards are a great way to plan a celebration of life.

Memory cards are a great way to capture memories of your loved one at a celebration of life.

A benefit of working in this industry is that I can help my friends during a difficult time. After 13 years of working in the celebration of life industry, I haven’t had to attend many services personally. I often help friends and distant family who are planning a funeral/celebration of life by sending them my products. Continue reading

Hunter Biden’s Eulogy for his Brother, Beau Biden

By guest contributor,  Charlie Klein

Hunter Biden at his brother's funeral

Hunter Biden remembers his brother, Beau Biden, in a heartfelt eulogy.

It’s hard to know someone without actually meeting him. However, a good story about an individual enables the listener to have insight into that person. After listening to Hunter Biden’s emotional eulogy of his brother, Beau Biden, I felt like I knew Beau on a personal level.

My favorite line from the eulogy is, “But, to me, my brother is not defined by his extraordinary resume, he is defined by the quality of his character.”   Continue reading

An Easy Way to Create Beautiful Memory Boards DIY

Memory Board Examples

Celebrate the Life of Your Loved one With Memory Boards

Here is a great idea for personalizing the celebration of life that you are planning: create memorial boards displaying favorite photos from your loved one’s life. In order to create beautiful memory boards, we’ve made it easy by offering a download where you can immediately print out the images and frames, to make professional looking boards like the ones shown above.

For  $19.95 you can print over 80 decorative embellishments, containing a variety of colors, patterns, and sayings such as “A legacy of Love” and “Celebrating your life”. Some of the images contain an area you can fill in with your own words such as “I’ll always remember when… ” The photo frames come in blue and green, and are sized to be placed under your photos to provide an accent around the border. Continue reading

Natural Wood Urns Are Elegant and Modern

cbw_darkwoodUrns don’t have to be marble or old-fashioned.  These wood urns are made from natural hardwoods and are elegant and down-to-earth.  Bring a little bit of nature into your home.

The artist who made these new wood urns was a building contractor, who followed his passion and now makes urns as well as decorative boxes, shelves, and bottles using rare and beautiful types of wood.

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A Creative Idea for a Celebration of Life

guitar_funeral_ideaIf your loved one played a musical instrument, consider having friends and family write their sentiments on their favorite instrument. Just provide a Sharpie marker. The instrument then becomes a treasured keepsake. You could also use a drum, violin, bass or any other musical instrument.