At Tennessee Memorials, we understand the bond between a family and their pet. We recognize that losing a pet can be very difficult and want to help you remember your loyal friend and companion. We are humbled to offer pet memorials in Blount County to honor your pet’s memory.
Decorating a Pet Memorial
People of different faiths believe that pebbles and small stones represent the permanence of memory and legacy. It is customary to place a small stone on the grave of a deceased relative or friend. This time-honored tradition has transcended the realm of Judaism. It is now common to see small stones on the headstones of people from all religious backgrounds.
Do you visit your loved one’s final resting place often? It can be fun to decorate the burial site with decorations for every season. You can place a pumpkin on your loved one’s grave to get into the Halloween spirit. When the holidays roll around, you can add some color to the headstone. Do this by decorating it with a wreath, Christmas tree ornaments, or a poinsettia plant.
Floral arrangements are a classic choice for decorating a gravesite. There is no reason to feel confined to the traditional bouquet of roses or carnations. Instead, order an assortment of flowers that held significance to the deceased. Some headstones and flat grave markers have built-in vases. These make it easy to display floral arrangements. Otherwise, you can simply leave the flowers on top of the headstone.
When the weather gets cold, some people find solace in keeping their loved ones warm. They do this by placing blankets on top of their graves to protect them from the snow and temperatures. Grave blankets can vary according to style and preference. You can feel free to use Evergreen branches, an actual blanket, or whatever your heart desires.
The loss of an infant or a child can be devastating and visiting the grave can be very painful. Place a toy or stuffed animal on the headstone of a child whose life ended too soon. Transform the gravesite into a space that reminds you of childhood, innocence, and the miracle of life.
Before decorating your pet’s headstone, consult your cemetery’s caretaker or funeral provider. This is to confirm whether there are any limitations or regulations regarding decorations. We hope that this article gives you the inspiration you need to add personality to your loved one’s headstone.
Tennessee Memorials puts customer care above all else. We serve the Maryville, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge areas. Please give us a call at 865-724-2644 with any questions. We look forward to helping you.
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