6 Christmas and Holiday Decorating Military Discounts

(U.S. Marine Corps/Matthew J. Bragg)
(U.S. Marine Corps/Matthew J. Bragg)

It's that time of year again -- the holiday season has arrived, and one of the best ways for military families to get in the spirit and spread warm holiday cheer is by decking the halls with fun and festive holiday decor. But decorating a home for the holidays can be expensive, making it a daunting task for many on a budget.

Fortunately, there are military discounts available to bring the spirit of the season into your home without overspending. The following offerings for service members and their families will help you save on adorning your home during this most wonderful time of the year.

Military Discounts for Christmas and Holiday Decorating

1. Christmas Decor

Christmas Decor is continuing its Decorated Family Program to "transform the homes of service men and women into magical winter wonderlands this holiday season." The program is designed as a morale booster for military families across the nation who will spend the holidays separated from their loved ones.

2. Trees for Troops

Christmas isn't the same without a festive tree. Trees for Troops, a program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation, provides free, farm-grown Christmas Trees to military service members and their families through donations, sponsorships, grants and the work of many volunteers.

3. Home Depot and Lowes

No matter the holiday, Home Depot and Lowes have both indoor and outdoor decorations and lights you need for your home. And when the holiday season is officially over, you can conveniently store away your artificial tree, ornaments and wreaths in one of their many Christmas decor storage options.

Military families love the 10% year-round military discounts offered at both Home Depot and Lowes. If your house needs it, Home Depot and Lowes will have it.

4. Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Spouses, kids and service members can all get crafty with DIY holiday decorations for little cost. Whether it's handmade ornaments, garlands, wreaths, or gingerbread houses, homemade decorations are always meaningful and fun because of the creativity, effort and love put into them.

Stock up on arts and crafts supplies by using military discounts at Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric.

5. Kirkland's

An abundance of charming decorations from Kirkland's offers everything you need to bring the holidays to life in your home. Outfit your mantel with a festive display of cheerful Christmas decorations. Deck your halls with unique home decor, from lanterns and wreaths to miniature trees and stockings.

Kirkland's offers active and retired military a 10% discount.

6. Kohl's

Looking for holiday decor and entertaining essentials to host family, friends and guests for holiday dinners and seasonal celebrations? Kohl's offers active-duty military, veterans and their immediate families a 15% discount on in-store purchases on Mondays.

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