Commemorate Military Service And The Christmas Season With Military Christmas Ornaments
If you have a loved one in the armed forces, consider decorating your home and Christmas tree with military Christmas ornaments to give them a special Christmas they will never forget. There are many military items in existence which have been transformed into festive ornaments, from Christmas balls to engraved ornaments. Some of these you can hang on your Christmas tree include branch-specific military hats, a pair of army boots, or an insignia of a given branch.
Custom Christmas ornaments are excellent military gift ideas. Some of these offer a space for a picture of the soldier or sailor in your family, complete with a space for writing or engraving his or her name. Also featuring a place for customization, some ornaments depict individual Marines, sailors, and so on. Even more of these personalized ornaments celebrate family support and include phrases such as "Navy Sister" and "Marine Mom." It's not necessary for military Christmas ornaments to be so specific, as some would prefer to celebrate true American patriotism. Patriotic ornaments incorporate well-known figures such as Uncle Sam, the bald eagle, and the American flag. For those households who have tragically lost a loved one to military conflict, somber military Christmas ornaments commemorate their sacrifice by including a dog tag that can be engraved with the name of the fallen service-member.
You may even choose to make personalized Christmas ornaments for your loved one. Creating a military-themed tree topper is a means to a very special ornament that will stand out and be appreciated for many christmas seasons to come. Consider constructing a patriotic Christmas wreath, or a centerpiece for your dinner table that celebrates your loved one’s military branch and his or her achievements. For individuals that are willing to get their hands dirty, it is easy to make your own ornaments from scratch. Recipes for salt dough are easily found with a fast Google search for "salt dough ornament instructions". Your skill and imagination are the only restrictions on the final product. For the more driven and artistically-inclined, ornaments made out of wood, metal, embroidery or ceramics make for wonderful presentations.
When you want the world to see your celebration of a loved one's military service, many outdoor Christmas decorations present you with a way to display your holiday spirit and pride in the American military. You might elect to display patriotic string lights and outdoor ornaments, patriotic pennants, and red, white and blue garlands and wreaths in your yard for the Christmas season.
Last of all, another choice for the commemoration of your family member's service is to simply give him or her military gifts. A lot of these are branch specific. Some army gifts, for example, include high-quality army rings, musical wall clocks, and even plush hamsters in camo which sing "The Caissons Go Rolling Along," which is the anthem of the U.S. Army.
To sum it up, military Christmas ornaments are a festive way to celebrate your loved one’s service to the U.S.A. in a way that he or she will cherish for many years to come. Although there exists a great multitude of options to choose from, each and every one of them will effectively show your beloved service member just how much you recognize their service and protection of the American people.