Get In Touch With Your Creative Side

The Spangdahlem Arts and Crafts Center is the perfect place to explore your creative side. Our centers feature a frame shop, craft store, frame shop and engraving center. We also offer a variety of classes for adults and children. 

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    Plaques Plus

    Create custom frames with us!

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    Supplies for craft classes. 

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    Farewell Gifts

    Custom and unique plaque options available.

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    Crafts & Party Central

    Get your party supplies and decorations here!

Plaques Plus

At Plaques Plus, we offer over 500 wood and metal frames with countless matting colors/styles. Our expert framers and engravers are ready to help you create custom products that are unique and will last a lifetime. Stop in and see us for quotes, expert advice and more! We are located on the second floor of the Auto Hobby Shop. 

If you are ready to place and order, then please click the “Order Form” button. This order form will walk you through placing an order for our current in-stock items and ensures we get all pertinent information for your order. This form does not work on government computers, but personal computers and smartphones work.

Have additional questions? Send us an email at 52d.PlaquesPlus or stop by the store during normal business hours.

Order Form

Custom Engraving
Our engraving machines can engrave practically all metal, wood, or glass objects. Customize engravings with squadron logos, patches or your own favorite image. We can engrave most black and white and outline images onto your projects for a unique gift. Place an order with the items we have in stock or bring in your own personal items. Popular items people have had us engrave include:
  • Yetis and Hydro Flasks
  • Whiskey Decanters
  • Slate boards
  • Cutting Boards
  • Coins
Custom Framing
From simple frames to outstanding shadow boxes, our frame shop can help you create a masterpiece. We have over 500 frame options to choose from and with preservation-quality matting and framing services, we can protect your item for a lifetime. Various Services Include
  • Custom Framing
  • Specialty Mat Cuts
  • Shadow Boxes
  • Canvas Stretching
  • Dry Mounting
  • Sewing Items
Farewell Gifts & Plaques
We have a variety of options for your going away gifts. From Town signs replicating German town signs, licence plate plaques with an authentic German license plate, and plaques shaped like Germany.
Quick Turn Around Time
Our standard turn-around time is 7-10 business days for engraving orders and 2-3 weeks for framing orders. However, we do have rush services available Engraving Rush Fees:
  • 2 Hour - $25 Additional
  • 48 Hour -$20 Additional
  • 3-4 days - $15 Additional
  • One rush fee can be applied to two plaques
Special Ordering
Your options are not limited to the stock we currently have on hand. If you are looking for a specific item, then check out our vendor - JDS Industries. View the catalog to get an idea of a specific item you would like to have engraved. Once you have an idea email us or stop by the store for a price quote of the item. Sections with Items we can order include:
  • Gifts & Engravables
  • Acrylic Awards
  • Crystal & Glass
  • Plaques & Accessoriesg
  • All Trophy Sections
  • We do not have sublimation or sandcarving capabilities
  • Delivery time takes anywhere from 1-4 weeks, so please order in a timely manner for special projects.

Crafts & Party Central

We can help with your latest projects and provide you with crafting supplies. We carry paints, brushes, canvas, fabrics, sewing notions, knitting and crochet supplies, scrapbooking paper and more! Plus, a great selection of party supplies and decorations. Visit our store today, located inside the Community Center.

Party Supplies
  • Piñatas
  • Piñata Party Favors
  • Treat Bags
  • Solid Color Decor/Eatery
    • Small and Large Napkins
    • Small and Large Plates
    • Table covers (54”x108” Plastic)
    • Cups
    • Plastic cutlery
    • Streamers
    • Crinkle shred
    • Gift bags
    • Tissue paper
  • Gift Wrap
  • Curling Ribbon
  • Birthday Candles 0-9
  • Multi-colored mini candle sticks
  • Invitations
  • Birth Announcements
  • Baby Shower Decorations
  • Party Horns
  • Birthday Banners
Special Orders

Customers can come in and choose from our vendor’s selection of items – often less expensive and arriving faster than Amazon. Perfect for projects that need more supply than our store can carry. Customer pays for their order and we call and/or email them once the order is ready for pick-up. 


Pre-Order Balloons: The customer selects their balloons and a pickup date and time. The balloon purchase will be ready for the customer at their selected pickup date and time. 

3 Bouquet options:

  • Small: Starting at $12.95
    Includes 1 candy balloon weight and the customer’s choice from the in-store selection of 1, 18” Mylar balloon & 6 latex balloons or 9 latex Balloons.
  • Medium: Starting at $17.95
    Includes 1 candy balloon weight and the customer’s choice from the in-store selection of 2, 18” Mylar balloon & 6 latex balloons or 12 latex balloons.
  • Large: Starting at $29.95
    Includes 1 candy balloon weight and the customer’s choice from the in-store selection of 3, 18” Mylar balloon & 12 latex balloons or 21 latex balloons.

We offer 34” balloons

  • Silver numbers 0-9 and various characters. + $6.90 per XL Balloon to bouquet price.

 Customer’s may bring in their own balloons for helium inflations.

  • Price starts at $6.95 per 16-18” mylar balloons and $2.75 per latex balloon. Customer balloons may be included in bouquet options.
  • Please note; The Arts & Crafts Store is NOT financially responsible for any damages during the inflation process of any non-store/ customer provided balloons.

Individual balloon rates: All Items are based on store provided inventory.

  • Balloons without helium:
    • Latex balloon: $0.20
    • 18” Mylar balloon: $4.00
    • 34” Mylar balloon; $6.95
  • Balloons with helium, include string and one plastic balloon weight
    • Latex balloon: $2.95
    • 18” Mylar balloon: $7.95
    • 34” Mylar balloon: $14.85
  • Fill-A-Balloon: $12.00
    • A unique way of wrapping a gift. Price includes the balloon, cellophane wrapping, bow, crinkle shred filler and construction. Customer provides the gift (must fit within a 6” circle and no sharp edges or sharp corners).
  • Balloon arch: Starting at $185
    • This fee includes all necessary materials to create the arch, including a rented balloon arch form and the construction. Advanced notice is required.
  • Helium tank rental:
    • Helium tanks available for rent starting at $12. Fee includes first day of rental and first pressure line of the tank used. One pressure line inflates 8-10, 11” latex balloons.
Embroidery, Sewing, Fabrics & More


  • DMC Floss
  • DMC Floss Bobbins
  • DMC Floss Storage Boxes
  • DMC Needles
  • Embroidery Hoops
  • AIDA Fabric
  • Muslin Fabric
  • Solid Color Cottons
  • Patterned Cottons
  • Sewing Machine Needles
  • Sewing Machine Bobbins
  • Seam Rippers
  • Bottoms
  • Zippers
  • Velcro
  • Patches
  • OMNI Grid mats
  • Rotary Cutters
  • Scissors


  • Solid Cotton
  • Printed Cotton
  • Felt by the Yard
  • Felt Sheets 8x12” & 12x18”
  • Fusing
  • Fleece
  • Burlap
  • Tulle
  • Fabric Dye
  • Ribbon from ¼”- 2”
    • Satin
    • Grosgrain
    • Wired
    • Metallic
    • Pattered


  • Hoops
  • Boards
  • Beads
  • Cord
D.I.Y. Crafts & Materials


  • Fabric glue
  • Hot Glue
    • Standard Size Glue Guns
    • Small & Large Packages of Standard Glue Sticks
    • Standard Fabric Glue Sticks
    • Standard Jewelry Glue Sticks
    • Mini Size Glue Guns
    • Small & Large Packages of Mini Glue Sticks
  • Mod Podge
    • Gloss Finish
    • Matte Finish
    • Satin Finish
    • Puzzle saver
  • Paste


  • Acrylic
  • Chalk
  • Tempera
  • Water Color


  • Tracing
  • Drawing
  • Water Color
  • Pastel
  • Canvas
  • Drawing Journals
  • Individual & Packages of Card Stock


  • Packs & Individual Brushes
  • Foam Brushes
  • Sponges

CANVAS (US Measurements)

  • Stretch Canvas
  • Canvas Board
  • Canvas Paper


  • Rentable Cartages
  • Vinyl
  • Sticky Mat


  • Balls
  • wreathes


  • Letters Large & Small
  • Boxes
  • Plaques
  • Chalk Boards
  • Dowels


  • Mason & Kerr Brands
  • Candle Holders
  • Colored Vases


  • Decorative Stickers
  • Scissors
  • Glue Dots
Knitting & Crocheting


  • We carry an array of colors in
    • Bernat Super Value
    • Bernat Sofftee Chunky
    • Bernat Satin

SPECIAL ORDERS: We are able to order larger quantities, different colors and weights/materials for any customer.


  • Plastic & Metal Hooks
  • Plastic & Metal Needles
  • Stitch Markers
  • Stitch Counters
  • Stitch Holders
  • Specialty Needles for Advanced Knitters
Kids Crafts
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Pom-poms
  • Googly Eyes
  • Clay
  • Crayola Products
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Foam Paper
  • Perler Beads & Boards
  • Pony Beads
  • Para Cord
  • DMC Floss
  • Clear Glue
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Tye Dye

Instructors Wanted!

Are you creative and want to share your skills? Please contact us about opportunities!

Classes & Events


Crafts & Coffee
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Paint & Sip
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Saturday Crafts
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Crafts & Party Central

Monday-Friday 11am-4pm
Goal Days, Family Days, Weekends & US Holidays Closed
*Closed last business day of every month. 

Plaques Plus Framing & Engraving

Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm
Goal & Family Days 10am-5pm
Saturday-Monday Closed
US Holidays Closed
*Closed last business day of every month. 

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Building 124, Inside the Community Center

Building 189, Above the Auto Hobby Shop

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