Photo of me, Debby Bloom and my father, Sam Bloom
At the end of a long life, it seems to be a goal in most families to get to the dying before they take their last breath. Actually, “just” before a person dies. Last thoughts, farewells, favorite memories, going through old photos together—all reminders of a life well lived. Continue reading
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Are you looking for some cool funeral ideas that will turn the funeral you are planning into a memorable celebration of life?
1. Use Memory Stones to Create a Special Tribute
Cool Funeral idea, have guests write a tribute on memory stones
Use memory stones as a guest book. At the memorial service friends and family are invited to write on the memory stones. You can then keep the stones and remember the tributes people made to your loved one. The memory stones would be nice to add to the base of a plant in your home or garden. It’s a beautiful way to keep the memory of the departed alive. You can find memorial memory stones here. Continue reading
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Create beautiful memory boards
Memory boards, what a perfect idea for a celebration of life. It adds such a personal touch to have memory boards at a funeral. Often the funeral collages are placed on or next to memory tables. Friends and family will stop at the funeral picture boards and reminisce.
We offer a kit that contains tasteful images, 4×6 frames, photo corners and 3D embellishments to create professional looking funeral picture boards that you will be proud to display.
The memory board kits contain tasteful embellishments
We know you will probably need to make the memory boards pretty quickly so we offer overnight shipping.
The only thing you will need are two foam core boards (available at Target, Walmart and most office supply stores).
Call attention to photos of your loved one with these memorial board frames
The memory board kit with images, frames, 3D images and photo corners
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We lost Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher the wonderful mother and daughter Hollywood duo within a day of each other. Their private and public funeral services contained some creative life celebration ideas to commemorate their remarkable lives that might inspire you.
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, what a mother-daughter force!
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When we think of New Orleans we think of a party. They have a tradition in New Orleans that you may want to emulate; it’s called a Jazz Funeral and a second line parade. To celebrate their loved ones departure it’s popular to have what’s called a Jazz Funeral and when community members join in it’s called a second line parade or if you are the person joining in you are a “second liner”.
It’s customary to carry a portrait of the deceased in a second line. What a great way to celebrate life!
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