Producing funeral program designs may not be as easy as one may think especially since most are creating a program under a tight time frame. Often the funeral or memorial service is within a week of the death and only allots for about seven days of planning and making preparations for the funeral service.
Because the funeral program design will be cherished and kept for years after the service, it is an important memorial keepsake for family, friends, and acquaintances. Designs may vary depending on your loved one’s personality, age, gender, and favorite things in life.
Funeral program designs consists of themes that may include Religious/Christian, Waterscape, Children/Youth, Outdoor Landscapes, Floral, and Patriotic. A religious or Christian themed design can display a cross, heaven’s gate, angels or saints. Waterscape themes can contain a design with waterfalls, beaches, ocean, or lake. The Children or Youth themes generally have brighter colors and more whimsical designs such as toys, animals, or shapes.
Outdoor Landscapes are among the favorites for a picturesque scenery background which may be a beautiful mountain landscape to a blooming meadow. Floral designs will have all variations of flowers and motifs interspersed with vines or foliage. Patriotic designs are great for displaying a country flag and/or emblem of a military branch.
Funeral program designs can be anything that you feel best fits the personality of your loved one. It should be customized to reflect the deceased since this is a memorial tribute and keepsake in honor of him.
When selecting a design for your funeral program, make sure that you create it in a software application that you are comfortable using. This will save much aggravation when you go to create the layout of the design.