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Unique Funeral Idea to Personalize a Memorial

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Memory stones and memory cards provide a great way to personalize a celebration of life.

Memory tables are popular at funerals and celebrations of life. Why not make the memory table more personalized by adding memorial stones and memorial cards? Funeral guests can take the time to stop by the table and contribute their own memories by writing on the stones and cards.

 

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How I Planned a Memorial Candle Lighting For My Young Friend Forrest

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Forrest (Left) and me before Prom
Forrest Peck 1989-2013

Guest Contributor:  CJ Doherty Age:  23

On February 3, 2013, I lost one of my best friends, Forrest Peck.  Forrest was the first person to offer me his friendship and guidance when I changed schools my senior year of high school.   He died in a car crash at the age of 23.  I got the call from my friend that he had passed and it hit me hard. Continue reading

Great memorial verse for Mom

Butterfly Forget Me Not Plantable Funeral Cards

Butterfly Forget Me Not Plantable Funeral Cards

butterflyforgetmenotinsideToday, a customer purchased our plantable butterfly forget-me-not memorial cards for her mother’s celebration of life. I was touched by the words she chose for the cards. Continue reading

Celebration of Life Balloon Release

Photos of each year of your loved one’s life are attached to a balloon, note the photos are at eye level.

Here is a great idea for turning a funeral into a true celebration of life, attach a photo from each year of your loved one’s life to a balloon. Choose a balloon color that was a favorite of your departed. On each photo, mark the year the person was when it was taken. Continue reading

Next Gen Memorials mentioned on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle Creative Ideas for Cremation

Next Gen Memorials in San Francisco Chronicle Creative Funerals

A copy of the San Francisco Chronicle Creative Funerals articles featuring our plantable bookmarks, cross plantable cards and pewter heart charms funeral favor

We were pleased to be included in a front page article in our hometown newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle about new creative ideas for cremation. Our plantable seed cards and plantable butterfly seed forget-me-not bookmarks, and pocket pewter charm memorial favors were featured. One of our customers was interviewed and was quoted, “My mother-in-law collected butterflies and loved to read, we’re all presonalizing our services in ways we never would have thought of years ago, and those bookmarks were perfect.” Thanks Shirley Krenske! http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Cremation-Ashes-to-diamonds-or-moon-dust-3743943.php