6 Ways to Showcase Your Military Journey in Your Home

6 Ways to Showcase Your Military Journey in Your Home
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Most service members are proud of their time spent in the military. And what better way to showcase your military journey than in your own home?

There are tons of ways that people display their service in their homes, but here are my favorites and what I plan to do in my own house.

States/Duty Station Wall Art

One of the most common ways to display your military service, especially for families that are still on active duty, is to showcase the places they’ve lived together as a family.

This is actually what I’ve done in my house for years. At first, I used these DIY burlap canvases with the silhouette of the state painted on them. Now, I’ve switched them out for these DIY embroidery versions!

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Photo Collage of Travels

Hands down, one of the best parts of military life is getting to travel to different places. What better way to showcase your military journey as a family than with a photo collage featuring travel pictures?

And while this isn’t exclusively for military families, it’s still a fun way to show off all the cool pictures you’ve taken in the places you’ve seen.

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Honor/Hero Wall

Of course, another way to showcase your military career in your home is to create an Honor Wall or a Hero Wall.

In addition to pictures of your service member and any other family members that have served in the military, it’s also a great place to put a uniform or flag shadow box, coin holder, patch collection, etc.

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Coin Holders

Without a doubt, a great way to showcase your military journey in your home is with a challenge coin holder.

I’m not sure about every branch, but as an active-duty soldier in the Army, my husband has a considerable collection of coins. He plans to build a challenge coin holder to display them all.

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Patch Display

Similarly, Heff has an ever-growing collection of patches. He built a flag display for them and it hangs in our military-themed guest room.

Displaying your patch collection is a great way to showcase your military journey in your home!

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Shadow Boxes

One of the most classic ways to showcase your military journey is to make a shadow box with your uniform. But there are plenty of other ideas for shadow box displays. When my husband finally retires from the Army, we’ll certainly be making him one!

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There are so many unique and creative ways to showcase your military journey in your home!

We are currently in the process of decorating our guest room with a military theme and I can’t wait to use some of these ideas in there!

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