If you got a kick out of our last Creative Coffins article, you'll love these wild woodworkings from Ghana, West Africa, where it's popular to bury loved ones in custom coffins that represent something unique about the deceased. It's unusual to see so much color and creativity around death, as it can be a morose time for the ones left behind. However, there are some cultures that embrace human mortality with a more celebratory vibe, and we "dig" it.
WARNING: If you are sensitive to terrible, irreverent puns, do not scroll down.
1. Till the End of Swine
This guy was a real ham.
2. A Boozy Burial
His friends described his life as "slightly hoppy with a crisp finish"
3. Symphony in the Key of D(ead)
She lost herself in the music... and never came back.
4. Gone in a Flash
They misunderstood her when she said she was more comfortable behind the lens.
5. A Dapper Death
Thanks to his killer style, he's a "shoe-in" to heaven.
Safe to say, this funeral left a bad taste in everyone's mouth.
7. Throwing in the Trowel
His life goal was to "lift up the Earth"
Poor thing, she rarely came out of her shell.
9. Life Oar Death
He was always up-to-date on current events.
10. Up Up and Away
Her friends say she was first class, but not very "down-to-Earth".
11. A Reptile Dysfunction
Judging by this coffin, it was a "large scale" funeral.
12. No More Ink
She was really quite dependable.