Budget Weddings – Having Weddings in Funeral Homes. Any thoughts?

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  1. Lady_E profile image66
    Lady_Eposted 6 years ago

    Do you like the idea of having Weddings in Funeral Homes?

    I read about this online. I know it's good to budget, but not in this way....  Also, I think it will not bring good karma to a Marriage.
    Any thoughts?

    1. profile image0
      Nancy's Nicheposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      This choice of location could represent a funeral for the loneliness felt while single. It could also be a subconscious statement of how one or both really feels about marriage… Personally, I would opt for a Victorian style Las Vegas wedding. That would be a blast!

      Cheers xx

      1. Lady_E profile image66
        Lady_Eposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        It certainly would be .... with a 24 hour party afterwards. smile

        1. Eranofu profile image76
          Eranofuposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Party till all are dead. Very practical. big_smile

    2. Support Med. profile image74
      Support Med.posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Too creepy for me - wonder if there was another reason besides saving money -did the article say? A wedding in your own home or one of a relative or friend would do well - I think having one in a funeral home would make me feel haunted, always - not good.

  2. Alecia Murphy profile image86
    Alecia Murphyposted 6 years ago

    I'm sorry that's just creepy. You can have a wedding at your house and still not fork out big money. And I agree, would you really want to remember being married in a funeral home?

  3. Shaddie profile image85
    Shaddieposted 6 years ago

    Yeah... I think that would just be too much bad luck right there.

    Are outside/private home weddings too expensive? I hardly think a funeral home could be your only option!

  4. Wrath Warbone profile image69
    Wrath Warboneposted 6 years ago

    That is taking saving a buck too far for my sensibilities. A wedding at home, like has been suggested, should do the trick even more cheaply. I think this couple just has a macabre sense of humor. It might be all right on Halloween if you are really in to that sort of humor. I suppose some are. That is too cool for me.

  5. hillymillydee profile image59
    hillymillydeeposted 6 years ago

    The question is the same when someone will ask, do you mourn your dead in the dancing hall? If it is the only space in in this planet, well I have no choice but to agree. But I don't think we are running out of space.

    The wedding is supposed to be a happy occasion, the venue has something to do with it.
    But if the couple choose to do their wedding in the funeral then it is up to them, it is their choice. For me it is nightmare lol!

  6. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago

    ..that's funny...the funeral homes i've seen can be quite ornate, etc. etc....but they all have that feeling of death about them...a bit too quiet and peaceful for a marriage...

  7. Xenonlit profile image60
    Xenonlitposted 6 years ago

    It just seems so wrong on so many levels. I vote for the house or a community center.

  8. profile image49
    mitchellm6posted 6 years ago

    I guess I must be old fashion, to get married and have a wedding is something special to me.  A wedding should represent a new life beginning between to people. A funeral home is the place to celebrate the end of life. It seems to me, it would be sending mixes signals into the universe that my hinder a new life beginning.

  9. JSaggs profile image59
    JSaggsposted 6 years ago

    As a wedding is supposed to be the start of a magical journey and the funeral home is the end of one, I can only see wedding's that start in funeral home's ending in divorce.

  10. DeBorrah K. Ogans profile image55
    DeBorrah K. Ogansposted 6 years ago

    I would not recommend having a wedding in a funeral home!  Your  wedding should be a Joyous, Uplifting, Inspiring  Celebration of new beginnings and  hopefully a long life together… Having what should be one of your most memorable Celebrations in a place where one  is  usually sad, the ambiance is one of mourning and says their final goodbyes dampers the elation of becoming a couple…

  11. Mighty Mom profile image83
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    People do all kinds of theme weddings. If you're doing a Halloween wedding (and I've seen them on TV) then a funeral parlor would be perfect.

    If those funeral parlors are clever and enterprising, they will promote themselves as good sites for a DIVORCE party, tho!

  12. Lady_E profile image66
    Lady_Eposted 6 years ago

    Thanks for all your responses everyone. Interesting views. I wouldn't even attend a wedding in a funeral home, let alone have one there.

    If it's all about saving money, people can have the wedding at home like Alecia Murphy stated or even a Community Centre as Xenonlit Stated.

    Have a great week. smile

  13. psychicdog.net profile image77
    psychicdog.netposted 6 years ago

    Fantastic and catchy question Lady E - never heard of this before but I reckon death is hanging over everything so it makes us more real and that's what you're supposed to be on a wedding day!

    1. Lady_E profile image66
      Lady_Eposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Psychicdog.net

      I was going to post the link but if you search google you will see a lot of articles about funeral homes catering for  weddings. Cheers. smile

  14. one2get2no profile image84
    one2get2noposted 6 years ago

    This is so creepy....but as all good thrillers go I guess if a couple died and were in the funeral home their ghosts could get married on the spot as long as they found a ghostly priest.

    Otherwise I wouldn't attend anything in a funeral home.

    1. Lady_E profile image66
      Lady_Eposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Lol. That tickled me.

  15. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    Probably more appropriate to have the wedding ceremony at a jewelry store...

    that way right after the vows are exchanged, the man's testicles can be removed and made into a necklace for the bride to wear around her neck

 
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