Author Archive for: ‘Monument Arts’

Designing Your Stone Flagpole Base

We are honored to assist clients in designing inspirational carvings for the Patriot Flagpole Surrounds sold from Colonial Flag in Sandy, Utah       www.colonialflag.com       This one featured the best of the Military Commanders, and IKE was the first choice of the client.  We research and choose images, (or clients bring them to us of their own family …

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Big Sky Montana Wild West Stone Monument

One of our incredible customers has a property in Big Sky Country which houses roaming herds of very handsome Buffalo.  They asked us to create a flagpole surround for the rotunda in front of the Ranch House. Here are the two final choices and the client chose the one on the left, reminiscent of 1800′s woodcuts. We are thrilled to create …

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Pet Stone900x370

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Healing Field Flag Displays

  It began as a simple way for one person to visualize and comprehend the sheer enormity of human loss that occurred in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. But, as hundreds of volunteers gathered to help, it soon became evident that something much more was emerging. It became a personal gesture of support, a tangible expression of mourning, …

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Getting Started

As you think about building a monument, it can seem an overwhelming and insurmountable task.   We’ve broken it down into 4 easy steps or phases: 1 – Creating the vision – “What will our monument look like?” 2 – Budgets and Fundraising – “How do we pay for it?” 3 – Construction – “Let’s build it!” 4 – Dedication …

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Construction

Let’s build it!   This is where things get exciting! As you see your monument begin to take shape, not only will you feel your excitement growing, but the enthusiasm of your local community will begin to grow as well. As your budget allows, you may want to plan a groundbreaking ceremony to attract interest in your project. You may …

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More About Budgets and Fundraising

How do I pay for it? Please Note: Although Monument Arts does not raise funds, we can assist you in your fundraising efforts. We offer information, resources, and consulting advice uniquely designed for you to successfully raise the funds necessary for monument completion. Question 1: How much money do you already have or can you have committed to the project? You might …

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Budgets and Fundraising

How do I pay for it? Please Note: Although Monument Arts does not raise funds, we can assist you in your fundraising efforts. We offer information, resources, and consulting advice uniquely designed for you to successfully raise the funds necessary for monument completion. Finding the money to build your monument may seem monumental, but if you approach it in the right …

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Dedication

A lasting legacy Once your monument is complete, before opening it to the general public, you will want to plan a dedication ceremony. This will be an opportunity to present the monument to your community, expressing your feelings about why you wanted to build the monument and what you hope it will mean. It is also a good opportunity to …

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Creating the Vision

What will our monument look like?   To begin creating your vision, we’d like you to take a moment to imagine your finished monument. Try not to limit yourself—let your imagination go wild. It might help to discuss this question among your committee: If money weren’t an issue…what would our monument look like? Don’t worry—starting this way doesn’t mean your …

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