Even if it isn’t spring outside, you can still plan a spring-inspired funeral service at any time of the year! Whether your loved one was born in the spring or it was their favorite time of the year, you can find creative ways to create a personalized and meaningful funeral experience.
To get some inspiration, check out these spring-inspired funeral personalization ideas for honoring your loved one.
Would you rather plan a funeral for a different season? Check out the articles below:
Spring-Inspired Funeral Service Locations
If the funeral is during the spring, these are a few locations that you may want to choose:
- Family member’s backyard
- Local park
- Meadow with blooming flowers
- Garden, such as a community garden, family member’s garden, or ash scattering garden
Are you planning a spring-themed funeral during a different season? No worries, check out the decoration ideas in the next section to bring spring indoors!
Spring-Inspired Funeral Decorations
No matter what time of year it is, there are many ways to create a spring-inspired funeral service. Below are a few decoration ideas.
- Flowers and plants, whether they bloom in the spring or were your loved one’s favorite
- Spring colors such as pastels and shades of green
- Birdhouses, nests, and branches
- Butterfly-themed décor
- Umbrellas for holding flowers
If you’re having an outdoor funeral service during the springtime, you also could place umbrellas by all the chairs for your funeral guests in case it rains.
Funeral Personalization for the Spring-Inspired Funeral Reception
For a spring-inspired funeral reception, you can’t go wrong with fresh fruit and vegetables, especially if they’re from a family member’s garden. A few fruits and vegetables that are in season during the spring are strawberries, cherries, rhubarb, artichokes, and asparagus. For example, you could make a refreshing strawberry salad or comforting spinach artichoke dip.
When decorating the funeral reception area, you can include flowers or plants on all the tables as centerpieces. You also can use green or pastel-colored napkins and dishware.
Spring-Inspired Gift Ideas for Funeral Guests
After the funeral, you can give your funeral guests something special to remember your loved one by, such as:
- Flowers for making dried flower mementos, such as frame-pressed flowers or potpourri
- Spring-themed poem or quote
- Packet of seeds
- Recipe from a spring-inspired dish at the funeral reception
What other spring-inspired funeral personalization ideas do you have? Share them with us in the comments!