Library Theme Memorial Ideas

There are so many wonderful ideas for weddings. I'm hoping to bring some of that creativity, DIY love, and inspiration to memorial services as well. This board is devoted to the book lover. There are so many creative ways to incorporate books into a service, from flower displays, photos, memory tables, even favors. If you are planning a service, please embrace the fact that you can be both creative and personal in your presentation. Thanks for looking!
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vintage card catalogs can be used to display pics and flowers, and also to collect memory cards.

old card catalogs holding guests' escort cards. personalized cards with fictional book titles based on inside jokes appropriate for each guest

Book decor

new look for an old book. new meaning to the word bookmobile! (While I am completely against destroying any book, this WOULD be neat in a reading nook.

Lovely literary flower arrangement

If I did not love old books this would be perfect! Use an old book to make this (take out pages, then line with plastic) Vintage Flower Arrangements You Must Do This Spring

book necklace by malmow on craftster

truebluemeandyou: “ DIY Anthropologie Inspired Library Stack Necklace (inspiration here). I posted an Anthro Inspired Book Stack necklace here, but this tutorial from malmow looks much more like the.

Bouquet of sharpened pencils

Love this pencil bouquet idea! Alternatively, pencil bouquets in small galvanized pails with a few mason jars w/votives. Paper tablecloths w/colored pencils for guests to doodle on? Or cards on table to go into guest book?

Ingenious repurposing old books into a carpet. Kind of cool!

Artist Pamela Paulsurd has crafted a rug made out of recycled book spines. As much as I love how this looks, I couldn't bring myself to de-spine books I love just to have a great looking rug.

This book locket would make a lovely sympathy gift.

A vintage book locket opens to hold two photographs . It is delivered by two little recycled brass birds. Perfect to hold photos of a lost loved one.

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