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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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.

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. If I ever get into rug hooking, I would love to make a rug that looked like a library of books!

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.

recycled romance novel confetti!

Etsy seller Bookity makes these confetti holders from books, even the confetti is upcycled literature

vintage library catalog cards can be cut into bookmarks and given to guests as mementos.

vintage library catalog cards can be cut into bookmarks and given to guests as mementos.

Instead of a guestbook, have everyone write a brief memory on vintage library cards, then collect them at the end of the service.

No idea how I would use library cards, but I love that they have them. 50 Assorted Library Cards via Knot & Bow on Etsy