Crafty? Find Out Which Craft Stores Offer Military Discounts

A military spouse loads her paintbrush during a Painting with a Twist event, Oct. 21, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo/Erick Requadt)
A military spouse loads her paintbrush during a Painting with a Twist event, Oct. 21, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo/Erick Requadt)

Are you the creative type? Looking to improve your crafting skills or tackle your latest Pinterest project? Whether you're into drawing, painting, scrapbooking, pottery making or sewing, craft stores are a treasure trove of inspiration. That's why it's so great that many of them offer military discounts on the supplies you need to get started on your next masterpiece.

The next time you're feeling crafty, check out the retailers below that offer discounts to military families on all sorts of crafting and DIY materials.

1. Michaels

As the largest American arts and crafts retail chain, Michaels offers canvases, paint, sketchbooks, scrapbooking materials and more to get your creative juices flowing. Show your military ID in store or shop online for a 15% military discount every day on both sale and full-priced items.


Shop at JOANN stores for a large variety of fabric, sewing, quilting, threads, yarn, lace, embellishments, patterns, needles and art supplies. A 15% discount off your total purchase is available every day to military service members and eligible family members both in-store and online.

3. Lowe's

It might come as a surprise to see Lowe's Home Improvement on a list of craft supply stores, but the possibilities here are endless. Lowe’s offers a wide range of products that can be used for craft projects, as well as storage items for organizing all your crafting tools and supplies.

Lowe's offers a 10% military discount to all active-duty military members, members of the Guard and Reserve, retired military members and their immediate family members. The discount also applies to veterans and their families.

4. The Home Depot

Like Lowe's, The Home Depot is another great resource for art materials and storage organization products. From craft paints, arts and drawing supplies to DIY projects and how-to tips, you'll find everything you need here to do your best work.

The Home Depot offers a 10% military discount on in-store and online purchases on select items. This discount is available every day to active-duty military personnel, veterans and their spouses.

5. Sherwin-Williams

For crafters who are into painting, Sherwin-Williams offers a 15% military discount on paints, stains and painting supplies. It also provides step-by-step guides to assist you in all your projects, from afternoon crafts to major home makeovers.

The 15% military discount is valid for men and women who are currently serving, are reservists or have served in the military. The discount is also extended to the spouses of such individuals.

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