Many people are choosing unique funeral ideas and they can be a fitting way to celebrate the life of a loved one.
Our Favourite Funeral Ideas
Here are 5, distinctive and considerate funeral ideas that may inspire you, for your loved one’s funeral or your own. Have you come across any that you think should be on our list? Leave a comment below and we will add them to the list!
Choose a Personalised Coffin
Unique and creative coffins are a fantastic way of celebrating a loved one's life and interests. This kind of casket has become extremely popular in recent years.
Do a little Googling and you will find coffin makers that specialise in a range of designs. Designs can include flowers, patterns, music-themed designs, flags, animals and even sport-related themes. We have even come across designers that will allow you to design your own!
Personalise the order of service
Order of service booklets are commonplace at funerals. Often these are plain and formal. If you want to do something different, we encourage you to do so. You could design your own or even employ a local designer to do one for you. Just give the designer your funeral ideas, and they will do the rest.
A few of the designs that we have seen have included such things as collages, images of their interests or things they may have achieved. away. You could even add captions to explain the meaning of each item. Feel free to add bright colours if this suits the personality of the person that has passed.
Here at Fair Cost Funerals in Sheffield, we are able to assist with the ordering and printing of funeral stationery.
A fireworks display to celebrate the life of your loved one
A funeral, whilst always a sad occasion should also be a celebration of life. A fireworks display could be the perfect send-off for your loved one. This doesn't have to be extravagant or cost a fortune. Even a few simple fireworks will be unforgettable for all involved.
Many people are now filling fireworks with their loved one’s ashes, scattering them in a truly memorable way.
Be creative with funeral transport
As many of you reading this will have noticed, creative funeral transport ideas have become popular in the last 10 -15 years.
This could be the perfect way for your loved one to complete their final journey, especially if the form of transports reflects their personality or interests.
The choice of transportation available continues to grow. Some that we have seen include campervans, horse-drawn hearses and fire engines.
It is becoming more popular for people to request that mourners wear colourful clothes for a funeral instead of the traditional black.
You can ask attendees to wear bright colours or a specific item of a particular colour. For example, an item of red could be a red tie or shoes. This could relate to the loved one's favourite colour, football team or car brand! Whatever works for them.
Alternatively, you could move away from traditional flowers and use the flowers that were their favourite colour. of their favourite colours at the
These could then be positioned onto the casket or mourners could take them home as a memento.
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