Easy Ways to Make Sympathy Flowers Leave a Lasting Impression

Easy Ways to Make Sympathy Flowers Leave a Lasting Impression

When someone passes away, many people’s first thought is to send flowers to the funeral.

But how do you get your sympathy flowers to stand out and leave a lasting impression?

It’s pretty simple if you remember to do one thing… add a personal touch to the flowers you send.

How to Easily Personalize Your Sympathy Flowers

Personalizing sympathy flowers (or flowers for any occasion, really) can be as simple as including a favorite flower or color. But there are other easy and inexpensive ways to do it as well.

Photo Ideas

At a time of loss, our memories of that person often become more vivid. We recall things about them that can be easily expressed in a floral tribute.

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“Photo boards are a staple at funeral services. Why not use one in an arrangement?”

As an example, the arrangement pictured above showcases a photo frame highlighting some special moments a daughter had with her father. It was her own personal tribute to him. Photo boards are a staple at funeral services. Why not use one in an arrangement?

Afterward, the flowers used were pressed and added to the frame to provide a lasting remembrance.

Hobby Ideas

Almost everyone has a favorite hobby or something they are passionate about.

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“Simply adding musical notes and sheet music made this tribute more memorable.”

This is an arrangement we designed for someone whose passion was singing in a barbershop quartet. Simply adding musical notes and sheet music made this tribute more memorable.

I put together this short video showing a few more examples of how we helped clients add a personal touch to the sympathy flowers they sent.

While some of these tributes may not suit your budget or style, keep in mind that adding a personal touch is still as easy as including a favorite flower or color.

I'm the owner of Greenfield Flower Shop in Milwaukee, with more than 40 years of experience in the floral, wedding, and event business.