Perhaps there is a reason that the term, “in lieu of flowers” has gotten so popular. The trend seems to be that families direct well wishers to putting that money towards something ของชำร่วยงานฌาปนกิจ more lasting and meaningful. Often people say, “in lieu of flowers please make a gift to… inch and they list their loved one’s favorite charity. While it’s been a tradition at weddings to provide something such as a souvenir gift or wedding favor, now memorial prefers or gifts are becoming a popular choice to sending flowers or making a gift.
Instead of or in place of flowers, I recommend commemorative seed cards. The cards are eco-friendly and instead of sending flowers that die, friends and family can grow flowers in memory of the deceased. The seed paper is handmade and in the paper making process a variety of wildflower seed or forget-me-not seed are added to the paper. When the paper is rooted the flowers grow. The most popular commemorative card option is plantable heart seed cards. The the top of card says, “Plant this card and wildflowers will grow” and the bottom is personalized with, “In Loving Memory of…… Always in our Bears. inch Cards are often purchased by family or friends and the cards are passed out at the service. There is a growing trend in office coworkers sending these plantable seed cards as an appropriate memorial gift to family members of coworkers or if the coworker passed then the office provides the cards to the family to distribute at the memorial. We claim that a child or young adult hand each person who enters the service a card. Sometimes the cards are passed out with a commemorative folder or program.
It’s also becoming popular to send a commemorative seed card before the service as an invitation to people who may want to attend the service. The card is custom printed with the time, date and location of the service. That same type of card in addition has been used after the memorial as an eco-friendly thank-you note to those who may have sent a gift or provided dinner for the family. Another use for the flat commemorative seed cards has been for class reunions. A card is passed out to all the attendees saying, “In memory in our following friends from the class of 1979 who are gone but always remembered”, and the names of the deceased are then listed on the card.
It’s common in the Catholic church to provide a prayer or mass card at a memorial. A more modern commemorative card choice is a plantable cross seed card. The cards can be printed to say, “God called her home, and now heaven’s gardens are more beautiful. Plant this cross and wildflowers will grow in loving memory of…… inch Another option is with more of a celebration of life focus for someone who may have been more spiritual than traditionally spiritual.
Another option is the butterfly seed cards that have forget-me-not seed. This option is a flattened card and allows you to add a poetry or saying on the inside left side, and the loved lk one’s name on the right side.