Posts Tagged: planning a burial

Art at Seven Stones: Basalt Cenotaphs

Posted on October 31, 2017 in Cemetery Design Cremation End of Life Planning Memorials

Basalt Cenotaphs at Seven Stones

These majestic black basalt cenotaphs, located in our Meadow View Garden, will pay tribute to and memorialize those people choosing to leave a smaller footprint. A cenotaph is defined as a monument erected in honor of a person or group of persons whose remains are elsewhere. True to this definition, those drawn to this type of memorialization may choose to …Read the Full Article

Seven Stones, One Year Later

Posted on October 18, 2017 in Cemetery Design Community End of Life Planning Memorials Seven Stones

Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery

It was a special place from the start. But the grounds at Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery have only grown more beautiful in the past year, as the vision of co-founder and internationally recognized cemetery designer Doug Flin takes shape. Each day, Doug and the Seven Stones team are hard at work here, not only leading the development of this …Read the Full Article

What Have You Always Wanted to Ask?

Posted on October 4, 2017 in Cremation End of Life Planning Memorials Seven Stones

Seven Stones The Gift of Preplanning

Sometimes we’re afraid to ask questions–for fear that we’ll look foolish, because it’s a topic we don’t like to talk about, or because we just don’t know the right questions to ask. So Seven Stones is taking the first step, answering some questions we frequently hear: What is involved in preplanning? End-of-life planning can be overwhelming. There are more than …Read the Full Article

Placing an Urn, Establishing Peace

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Cemetery Design End of Life Planning Memorials Seven Stones

It was a relief for the family. They were exhausted by grief and the countless tough decisions they had to make for the funeral of their mother. So when the funeral director said they could just do cremation now and worry about the burial options later, they were grateful. Fast forward a year, and the family realized the time for …Read the Full Article

Meet the Artist

Posted on July 12, 2017 in Cemetery Design Community Seven Stones

Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery is delighted to partner with the Rox Arts Council in the 10th annual Douglas County Art Encounters program. In the next four issues of the Notebook, we’re introducing the artists and their personal philosophies. This week, meet Kimmerjae Macarus, who has crafted the stunning Mask of Breath: Self on display at Seven Stones. Statement I …Read the Full Article

How New Technology Is Reshaping Memorials

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Memorials

QR medallion at Seven Stones Cemetery

Technology isn’t a concept that we often associate with cemeteries. But at Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery in Littleton, we’re revolutionizing the way loved ones are memorialized. Here, our memorials feature new technology that will bring to life the humanity of the people who are remembered here—for generations to come. Seven Stones is one of the first and only cemeteries …Read the Full Article