Choosing the Right Flower Arrangements to Speak to the Right People

June 5, 2018 3:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Funeral flowers should speak to people, whether you are celebrating the life of someone or sending flowers to the family. To do this, you need to know your options for flowers, flower arrangements and customizations. Don’t hesitate to ask your funeral planner in Lake City, FL for help. After all, you are grieving over the loss of your loved one. This is an emotional time for you and your family, which is all the more reason to do what you can to make the process less stressful for everyone involved.

The following is a guide to choosing the right flowers and how to customize flower arrangements for a funeral or memorial service or to send as a sympathy gift.

How to customize funeral and sympathy gift designs

Do you want to customize a flower arrangement to honor someone who has passed? Do you want to send flowers to a memorial service or the family of the deceased? If you don’t know where to start, reach out to the funeral planner or a florist who specializes in funeral flowers. Do this and no matter where your special flower arrangement ends up (at the person’s service or home, or with the family) you’ll feel content knowing the flower arrangement represents the individual.

Professional florists suggest that custom sympathy and funeral floral arrangements reflect the important things in the life of the person being remembered. This can include their passions, interests, hobbies or favorite colors.

Whether the person you are paying tribute to had a favorite sports team, food, holiday or pet, or played an instrument, had a beloved hobby or took great pride in their profession, there are ways to use fresh flowers creatively. For instance, you or the florist can choose pretty flowers with the colors needed to create a meaningful floral arrangement in the shape of a wine glass for a wine lover, a football helmet for a football fan or lovely hearts to represent how much the person was loved.

Types of funeral flower arrangements

Flowers can brighten up a space that has been overcome with the feeling of grief. Before sending flowers, make sure your chosen flower arrangement is appropriate and being sent to the right location. Here are some options to choose from:

  • Bouquet: Bouquets are made with different types of flowers suitable for funerals and sympathy gifts. They are also customizable. Funeral bouquets are typically nestled together in handle-less baskets designed to sit next to the casket or on top of tables. They are also perfect for sending to someone as a sympathy gift.
  • Casket sprays: Casket sprays, also known as casket covers, are usually picked out and sent by the immediate family of the person who has passed. This flower arrangement is designed to cover the entire casket, while a lid spray covers only the lid.
  • Other funeral floral arrangements: There are also floral vases, funeral crosses, easel sprays, tribute wreaths and memoriam wreaths.

Contact the compassionate team at ICS Cremation & Funeral Home if you need to speak with a funeral planner in Lake City, FL.

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