Crafts and Party Central

Opening Hours
Monday – Friday
Family Days
Weekends & US Holidays
Last Business Day Each Month

Plaques Plus Framing & Engraving

Opening Hours
1000 – 1600
Last Business Day of the Month
Weekends, US Holidays & Family Days


Crafts & Party Central
Building 441, Inside the Community Commons, on the 2nd floor

Plaques Plus Framing & Engraving
Building 189, Located above Auto Hobby


Crafts & Party Central
06565-933608, 01511-5538797

Plaques Plus Framing & Engraving


Crafts & Party Central

Plaques Plus Framing & Engraving


Crafts & Party Central

Plaques Plus Framing & Engraving

Arts & Crafts

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

Plaques Plus

At Plaques Plus, choose from a variety of engravable products and meet all your framing needs.

Our expert framers and engravers are ready to help you create custom products that are unique and will last a lifetime. We are located on the second floor of the Auto Hobby Shop.

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What We Offer

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

Meet Eleanor or Eli for short, our new Epilog Fusion Engraver. This machine is larger, faster, and equipped with a camera for precise engraving. This technology allows us to design and engrave customer projects with more details. We still engrave the same types of materials, wood, metal, glass, and leather, just at a larger scale (48” x 36”) is now available. If you have a question about if we can engrave your item, stop in or email our team.

Custom Framing

Avoid waiting by making an appointment for your framing projects. Walk-ins still welcome, however appointments take priority.

Appointments available Tuesday–Thursday 10am-3pm. Call or email to book!

  • Simple framing: 60 minutes
  • Complex/multi-frame: 90 minutes

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 plaques replicating German town signs, license plate plaques with an authentic German license plate, and plaques shaped like Germany.

Quick Turn Around Time

Our standard turnaround time is 7–10 business days for engraving orders and 3-4 weeks for framing orders. However, we do have rush services available.

  • 24 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 & Accessories
  • 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

Let’s get creative.

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.

What We Offer

Kids Corner

Join Us and Discover! Our seasonal kids crafting kits for all ages. Buy a kit, head to our Arts & Crafts classroom, down the hall, and create lasting memories together! Hours are Monday – Friday 1030-1600

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.

Party Supplies
  • 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 candlesticks
  • Invitations
  • Birth Announcements
  • Baby Shower Decorations
  • Party Horns
  • Birthday Banners
Embroidery, Sewing, Fabrics, Knitting & 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 8×12” & 12×18”
  • Fusing
  • Fleece
  • Burlap
  • Tulle
  • Fabric Dye
  • Ribbon from ¼”- 2”
    • Satin
    • Grosgrain
    • Wired
    • Metallic
    • Pattered


  • Hoops
  • Boards
  • Beads
  • Cord


  • 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
D.I.Y Crafts & Kids Crafts


  • 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


  • 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!

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