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All Saints’ Day arrangements for the grave | 12 beautiful and elegant ideas

All Saints' Day arrangements for the grave | 12 beautiful and elegant ideas

Last Updated on: 5th October 2021, 11:21 am

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Part of tending to graves: All Saints’ Day arrangements on November 1st. Photo: Adobe Stock, contadora1999

November 1st is All Saints’ Day. An important part of the holiday are those All Saints’ Day arrangementswith which the bereaved decorate the graves of their deceased. As inspiration, we have put together 12 beautiful and modern ideas for your arrangement. Also, how to store an All Saints’ Day arrangement to keep it fresh until the holiday.

All Saints’ Day arrangements 2021: from modern to traditional

All Saints’ Day arrangements are part of the care of the grave. Arrangements are traditionally in Diamond shape or wreaths, as well as arrangements in heavy bowls that are placed on the grave. But also forms like Hearts, angel wings and crosses can be found on some graves. When it comes to colors, they usually dominate Orange, blue, purple and pink. Modern All Saints’ Day arrangements are included this year Succulents, eucalyptus or sugar bush decorated.

1. Modern: All Saints’ Day arrangements with succulents

Succulents and cacti have become one of our favorite home decor trends in recent years. Aeonium, agaves, aloe and houseleek are also becoming more and more common in All Saints’ Day arrangements.

2. Natural All Saints’ Day arrangements with lots of green

All Saints’ Day arrangements, which consist exclusively of leaves, ferns, moss and twigs, look particularly natural and fresh. White flowers set accents.

3. Modern All Saints’ Day arrangements with eucalyptus

Exotic Eucalyptus leaves are a popular addition to bouquets and flower arrangements. The pale green leaves also look wonderful in the grave arrangement. They are particularly beautiful in combination with pink and other pastel colors.

4. All Saints’ Day Heart

Heart-shaped All Saints’ Day arrangements have become classics. They show that the departed still hold a place in our hearts. There are different types of arrangements. The heart can either be reached through a shape (e.g. bowl, basket or branches) or tied directly from twigs or moss.

5. Wax roses in the All Saints’ Day arrangement

Real roses are often only attractive for a few days. Roses made of wax, on the other hand, look like freshly picked for months. Some gardeners and florists make wax roses themselves and offer them in different colors. It is worth asking!

6. All Saints’ Day arrangements in book form

All Saints’ Day arrangements in the form of an open Bible are something special and traditionally Christian. While one side can decorate a flower arrangement, z. B. a special Bible verse place. Florists usually have matching elements made of stone or ceramic in stock.

7. Arrangement in the form of angel wings

Similar to the All Saints’ arrangement in the form of the Bible, arrangements are in the form of angel wings. You should definitely order elaborate arrangements like this in the flower shop a few weeks before All Saints’ Day.

8. All Saints’ Day Cross

All Saints’ Day arrangements in the shape of a cross are also popular. Branches and twigs are usually used as a framework for the cross.

9. All Saints’ Day arrangements with tree trunk

Tree trunk slices or hollowed out tree trunk parts can replace classic bowls or vases for the All Saints’ Day arrangement.

10. Orange All Saints Day arrangements

Orange has been one of the most popular colors for All Saints’ Day arrangements for many years. No wonder, because the color looks friendly and warm and also fits perfectly into autumn.

Colored natural elements such as cones and leaves are used, as well as colored tree sponges and bark in shades of orange, red and brown.

11. Winter All Saints’ Day arrangements in blue and white

All Saints’ Day arrangements in the Winter colors Blue, white and silver are particularly suitable when a cold November is already in sight. Natural materials such as thistles, tree sponges (sponges that grow on trees) and pieces of bark are colored appropriately. The grave looks wonderful with the first snowfall.

12. Modern: All Saints’ Day arrangements with sugar bush

All Saints’ Day arrangements with sugar bushes are also modern this year. The large flowers can either represent the center of the arrangement alone or be combined with other flowers in similar colors.

How should I store an All Saints’ Day arrangement?

You can buy the All Saints’ Day arrangement as early as mid-October, provided you store it properly by November 1st. It’s best to keep the arrangement on one cool, shady place. Anyone who owns a house offers themselves Basement and garage at. Apartment owners store their All Saints’ Day arrangements on the balcony.

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Make All Saints’ Day arrangements: You can use branches and dried flowers for this, for example. Photo: Adobe Stock, Petra Beerhalter

If you have your arrangement made by a florist, you can usually have it stored there and only pick it up shortly before All Saints Day.

Which plants fit into the All Saints’ Day arrangement?

The grave decorations on All Saints’ Day should last as long as possible. Hence mostly come Branches, bark, pine cones and other materials that are extremely tough. Moss and evergreen plants such as boxwood, fir or spruce are also particularly durable. If they have dried up at some point, the arrangement is removed from the grave.

Material list for the All Saints’ Day arrangement:

  • framework: Floral foam, bowl or pot
  • Combination pliers or nippers
  • knife
  • wire: Floral wire in different thicknesses
  • Conifers: Fir branches, spruce branches (use tips)
  • Cones: Pine cones, pine cones
  • Ferns
  • Dried flowers
  • Decoration: Figures, mussels, snail shells, balls, (colored) tree sponges, coconut shells, pods …

When it comes to decoration, there are hardly any limits to your imagination. Natural materials we Flower capsules, bark and tree sponges are usually already dyed in different colors in the flower shop. To attach it to the All Saints’ Day arrangement, you either pierce the wire directly through the decorative element (for example with dried flowers and cones) or wrap it in an inconspicuous place.

Where can I buy an All Saints’ Day arrangement?

Many Supermarkets offer arrangements, flowers and candles for graves weeks before All Saints Day. Also in Hardware stores and nurseries there is often a good selection of ready-made All Saints’ Day arrangements. If you want to incorporate your own wishes, you can also order a very individual All Saints’ Day arrangement in nurseries or flower shops.

Tip: If you want to order an elaborate All Saints’ Day arrangement, give this must be ordered in good time (2-3 weeks in advance).

Buy All Saints’ Day arrangement in Vienna: Top 10 florists

The following florists make very special All Saints’ Day arrangements in Vienna:

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The florists at the Floral Garage in Vienna 1220 tie their All Saints’ Day arrangements with great care. Photo: Floral Garage

Can I make an All Saints’ Day arrangement myself?

Of course you can also use your All Saints’ Day arrangement bind yourself. You can use twigs, cones and moss for this, which you can find during a walk in the forest or your garden. You can get additional material such as special plants and decorations, floral wire, a sponge, hoops, a bowl or scaffolding in a nursery or at a florist.

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Do you make All Saints’ Day arrangements for the cemetery yourself or would you prefer to buy one? Photo: Adobe Stock, Kzenon

Making an All Saints’ Day sticks yourself requires craftsmanship and practice. If you have a Beginner be sure to tie the arrangement a few days before All Saints Day. So you can still have a Replacement arrangement if you don’t want to succeed with the DIY arrangement.

Buy All Saints’ Day arrangements: local florists

There are also many great flower shops away from Vienna that make All Saints’ Day arrangements according to your wishes. Shops with excellent reviews can be found here:

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