If you are planning your estate you want to think about every last detail. Something a lot of people forget is their grave marker. You may have already covered the cost in your estate planning, but have you thought about the design? In this article, we will give some tips on what to think about when planning headstones or grave markers.
Before you think about designs, write down any information you may want on the grave marker. Something you may want to add is space for your significant other and any information they may want to include.
Here are some things you might want to put on the grave marker.
- Your name.
- Any relevant dates.
- A quote or passage that resonates with you.
- Images or symbols that may represent you.
Once you figure out what to put on the grave marker you can begin thinking about the design. There are two basic types: upright monument markers and flat ground markers.
You will also need to decide on a color. Black and gray are common, but you can also choose a lighter color like white.
These are just a few tips on what you can include in a grave marker design. For more information, see the linked video.