By Joe.


Designing your own casket or a casket for a family funeral can be a deeply personal and meaningful process, allowing you to create a final resting place that reflects your personality, interests, and values. Here are some steps to consider when designing your own casket:

  1. Choose a Material: Decide what material you want your casket to be made from. Common materials include wood (such as oak, pine, or walnut), metal (such as steel or stainless steel), or eco-friendly options like bamboo or cardboard.
  2. Consider Size and Shape: Determine the size and shape of your casket based on your personal preferences and any practical considerations. Caskets come in a variety of shapes, including rectangular, rounded, or contoured designs.
  3. Plan the Interior: Think about how you want the interior of your casket to look and feel. Consider options for lining, padding, and decorative elements. You may choose a soft fabric lining, a quilted interior, or custom embroidery.
  4. Personalize the Exterior: Decide how you want to personalize the exterior of your casket. You can add decorative elements such as carvings, engravings, or inlays, as well as incorporate symbols, motifs, or designs that have special meaning to you.
  5. Incorporate Personal Touches: Consider adding personal touches to your casket to make it uniquely yours. This could include items such as photographs, artwork, or mementos that represent important aspects of your life or legacy.
  6. Consult with a Professional: If you’re not sure where to start or need assistance with the design process, consider consulting with a professional casket maker or funeral director. They can offer guidance, expertise, and resources to help you bring your vision to life.
  7. Review Legal and Practical Considerations: Be sure to review any legal or practical considerations related to casket design, including local regulations, transportation requirements, and burial or cremation preferences.
  8. Document Your Wishes: Once you’ve finalized your casket design, document your wishes in writing and share them with your loved ones and any relevant parties involved in your funeral arrangements. This ensures that your preferences are honored and followed when the time comes.

Designing your own casket can be a meaningful and cathartic process, allowing you to leave behind a lasting legacy that reflects your unique personality and values. Take your time, explore your options, and consider seeking support and guidance as needed to create a final resting place that truly honors your life.

We offer a variety of casket designs on our website and can customize with sports teams, favorite movies and anything the family requests that your loved one was a fan of or loved dearly. We can customize with hobbies and jobs as well. Please call us @800 618 4642.