Deployment Homecoming DIY’s

If you are stumbling upon this blog post, it is most likely because someone you love is coming home.

  1. an instance of returning home.
    2. a chance to make a beer cake, or cute sign, shave your legs, and buy sexy lingerie


The Beer Cake.

36 bottled beer,

two platforms (mine was a salad bowl and Tupperware)

American flag duct-tape

topped with an American flag

(Pom poms for photographic effects)


Sign #1

Navy Blue pre-cut foam board

White Glitter

White marker (I used chalk board markers)


Sign #2

Table runner paper

*wrap around center of the door and tape*

White markers


Sign #3

Reverse side of table runner paper


Sense of humor


It’s not about the amount of time they have been gone,
the things that went wrong while they were gone,
or the right things they happened to miss.
What matters is they’re finally home.



2 thoughts on “Deployment Homecoming DIY’s

  1. I have been in this situation before. My ex surprised me. He got back went to my parents house and text me to say he was held up. When I got in from aa 12 hour shift I walk in there he is with flowers. I dropped everything and just hugged him senseless x

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