Over the past 10 years, I have supported people who have lost a baby or child. I’ve also assisted clients who made an arrangement for a loved one who passed away unexpectedly. And even for customers who made a farewell arrangement for dear friends or loved ones after their passing as a result of a tragic accident.
Most of my clients make an arrangement for the actual funeral service. However, some customers put their hand-crafted farewell arrangement on the grave of their dearest later on. Others may see it as part of their bereavement process, which may be the case for women who have to face the loss of an unborn child.
Some customers opt for muted colours, whereas others opt for contrasting colours and like to add additional items such as butterflies or feathers. It’s all just a matter of personal taste and how far your imagination can take you.
By making your own floral tribute or casket spray, you don’t just show respect towards the deceased. You also experience the healing capacity of flowers. The perfume and colours, as well as the tactile nature of working with flowers brings about a peaceful, emotional feeling which contributes to a heart-felt farewell. In the case of a funeral, a respectful funeral director will always allow you the time to arrange the funeral flowers yourself.
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