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Funeral Theme Ideas & Inspiration

The art of authenticity

Sometimes we need inspiration and the handbrake released

Often it’s the things we think we know that hold us back. Truth is, there are fewer rules than you think.

To get you started, we’ve helped out with a few funeral themes. You’ll find ideas grouped together under particular persona’s, but you can cherry pick whatever suits best, and save what you love to favorites. Add your own flavor, and trust your instincts.

The Traveler

They were always heading somewhere. Bags packed, itinerary sorted, off to places both familiar and foreign. Not for them the comfort of a home base nest, they thrived on the thrill...

Ride, Run, Then Repeat

Imagine if you’d banked a dollar for every mile they covered on the roads and trails. What a number that would be. In all weathers and in every season they ran, and they rode. Up m...

Mad About Motors

If it had an engine and wheels they were in heaven. You might say they were born to ride. Or to drive. For some it was a classic beauty that held their heart, while others lived fo...

Life On The Water

On it, under it or in it, water was their chosen element, their happy place. They surfed and sailed, paddled and dived. The house was filled with damp gear, hung about to dry. They...

Life On The Land

They were custodians of the land, and all things that grew within, and walked upon it. Wide open spaces brought them comfort. Far horizons and vast skies settled their soul. Humble...

Gardening Glory

Nothing made them happier than having their hands in the dirt. There was something in nurturing growth in the garden that filled their soul. From the decades it took to grow a mapl...

For The Love Of Sport

Ah – the glory of the game. They played it, watched it, and talked about it. A LOT. Match day was big! Everything that surrounded the game had something to give, from the anticipa...

Forever Fishing

You’re pretty sure they liked to do things other than catch fish, but if pressed you couldn’t name what they were. Fishing meant everything. From the meticulous preparations (check...

DIY Creator

My goodness – the things they could make. In their hands timber and stone, fabric and wool, paint and even words were transformed. They could disappear for hours, sometimes days to...

Dear Reader

Everywhere they went they carried something to read, and their nightstand towered with books just waiting to be consumed. Holiday packing meant leaving essentials behind to make sp...

Always Elegant

They were the most stylish person you ever knew. Rocking perfect style for every occasion, a perfectly laundered linen handkerchief always at the ready, they epitomized classic gla...

A Bohemian World

Not for them the shackles of convention, they were a true free spirit. They held possessions lightly, treasuring a handful of precious things but otherwise preferring the freedom o...

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