Flower arrangements used for funeral ceremonies are different from those used at wedding parties in various senses. Among many types of funeral arrangements, we can find several designs introduced below are quite popular and considered mandatory for funerals.
- Wreath Design
Arranging flowers with base wreath materials. Easel mounted decoration.
- Funeral Cross Design
Putting flowers on the cross-shaped oasis. Easel mounted arrangement.
- Casket Mounted Flowers
Arranging flowers on the surface of coffin. Also called casket spray.
- Casket Corner Adornment
Arrangement attached to the corner of casket. Also called casket corner spray.
Although there are many other designs for funeral ceremonies, above mentioned arrangements are quite popular and I teach these designs at the Funeral Floral Design & Decoration Basic Course. For those who want to continue to learn more about funeral floral decorations, we recommend them to join Intermediate Course of Funeral Floral Decorations.
The color of most funeral wreaths and crosses is white and these arrangements are usually mounted on the easel. Namely they are sometimes called standing floral decoration. Casket mounted and casket corner arrangements are often called casket spray. In addition to the above designs, we can often find standing spray in the vertical oval shape also and open heart arrangement that are also easel mounted decorations.
Also we can use regular centerpiece decoration as well as basket arrangements at funerals. Only difference compared with regular arrangement is a choice of flower colors. The most popular color used for funeral flowers is white and green. However depending on the situation and the taste of the person who passed away, some other colors can be of course selected.
If you already earned basic flower arranging skills and want to engage in flower decorating business, it may be a good idea to learn funeral floral arrangements in addition to wedding floral decorations because funeral flower decorations are quite expensive. If you take a look at prices of funeral flowers on the internet, you must find them so expensive (especially when considering the material cost) ranging from $150 to $300 per design. This means that if you successfully penetrate the market of funeral flowers as a floral decorator, you can enjoy lucrative business although you will be pressed for the time because urgent delivery such as same day delivery is sometimes required.
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