Tag Archives: Memorial ideas

Our Monthly Tip: Make a Memory Pillow from Your Loved One’s Clothes

Preserve your loved one's personality in a special memorial gift

Our Tip of the Month As a teen, I spent one summer at my grandmother’s house helping her make a bird-themed pillow cover from scratch. I still have this homemade pillow, and whenever I look at it, I’m reminded of her. … Continue reading

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How Do I Memorialize a Loved One with Jewelry? An Interview with Claire McHan: Part One

An expert talks about making diamonds from a loved one's hair or ashes

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Claire McHan, operations manager and support manager for Heart In Diamond, a company that specializes in making diamonds out of loved one’s hair or ashes and converting them into beautiful pieces of jewelry that serve as memorials … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Send Your Loved Ones Ashes Up To The Sky In a Biodegradable Balloon

Florida based company Eternal Ascent Society provides a unique memorial service

Our Tip of The Week: “I don’t care what you do with me — just have me cremated and send me up in a balloon,” said Clyde to his wife Joanie as they sat around the gift balloon shop they run, … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Express Your Grief Through Clothing

Modern mourning clothes serve as walking memorials for your loved ones

Our Tip of the Week: Western society used to have strict rules in place for funeral and memorial attire, with Victorian widows wearing elaborate crepe gowns for months, even years, after their husbands’ deaths. But over the past century, it’s rare … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Set Up a Roadside Memorial to Honor A Loved One Who Died in a Crash

Honor your loved one at the place where they died

Our Tip of the Week: If your loved one has died in a car crash, especially if the crash occurred along a dangerous stretch of road, you may wish to set up a roadside memorial to honor them. Setting up a … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: Create Quote Boards for a Personalized Memorial

Say goodbye to a loved one with art pieces that capture the meaning of your relationship

Our Tip of the Week: Finding a perfect memory, saying or quote that sums up a person’s life is tough, but when you find one that works, it can be a sweet mantra that helps get you through the grieving process … Continue reading

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