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Everything you need to make your life beautiful: Custom framing, engraving, embroidery, framing classes, gifts & more. Check out our ARTS & CRAFTS CLASSES, PROMOTIONS & SPECIALS


Hours of Operation

Location & Phone

Arts & Crafts Center

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri, 1st & 3rd Sat
9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Sunday closed - Closed Federal Holidays and Saturdays Adjacent to Holidays

Bldg. 1121, Barnes Blvd., JBLM McChord Field
Framing: 253-982-6718
Engraving: 253-982-6723 Email
Administration: 253-982-6726

Looking for professional quality, best pricing and fastest turn-around? Consult with the experts in embroidery, laser engraving and framing for uniforms, awards and custom gifts, such as personalized décor and clothing, engraved wood, glass or metal gifts, photo-engraved mugs, personalized rosewood pen and pencil sets, and more!


This year's competition is open to Active Duty military members and
Other Eligible Patrons.

The Photo Contest begins November 1, 2015 and ends on December 31, 2015. Please submit your entries in the following categories:

      1. Animals - Pets, birds, reptiles, amphibians, zoo animals, farm/domesticated animals, insects, etc.

      2. Design Elements - Images that emphasize line, shape, pattern, form, texture, perspective - can be any subject matter. Note: this is not a category for graphic illustrations made in a program like Adobe Illustrator, nor would extreme digital creations belong in this category. This is for line, shape, pattern, etc.

      3. Digital Darkroom* - Images created/altered with computer software which demonstrate art, creativity, impact, with digital alteration the main focus of image (note on each entry the digital techniques used to create the picture).

      4. Military Life - Images that portray military life

      5. Nature & Landscapes - Landscapes, outdoor scene, nature images, sunsets, urban landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, farms, floral, etc.

      6. People - Photos where a person is the main focus. It may require model release

      7. Still Life - Arranged images of diverse inanimate objects: food, plants, artifacts, etc.

      (note: all categories include monochrome and color photographs)

      Enter your photos online

Gifts Name Tapes

Gift Shop

Visit the Gift Shop for office appreciations, presents, birthday gifts, going-aways, retirements, souvenirs and more.

More Gifts

Authorized Military Accessories & Embroidery

Save substantially on embroidered Air Force name tapes — and get it done faster than the competition! Also purchase authorized Army name badges and Air Force PT running caps.

NEW! Joint Base Coins Engraved Items

The gift shop stocks:

Pewter ornaments featuring Northwest and nature themes, C-17s, military and school themes

Pewter-enhanced wine corks, shot glasses, faceted mugs, and lapel pins

Photo- and laser-engraved dog tags, decorative tags, pillowcases, night lights, mugs and ornaments

Plus C-17 magnets and models, mini tote bags, Sea of Cloud blank cards, coin holders and flag cases.

Items also can be special-ordered. Gifts

Vinyl & Fabric Decals

Choose from more than 16,000 designs in three clip art catalogs. Decals also can be custom designed through engraving and embroidery. Price List

Engraving & Embroidery

Order small brass plates, large multi-plate plaques, full-color plaques, custom-embroidered shirts, hats, bags, car seat covers, towels, blankets — just about anything you can think of! Choose from thousands of stock designs or work with the experts to create a custom design. Call
253-982-6723 for a personal consultation.

Frame Shop Matted & Framed Art

Frame Shop

Come in to purchase “ready-to-go" framed gifts, materials for do-it-yourself projects, and to rent shop space and equipment to assemble your mats and frames. Do-it-yourself customers are required to take the Beginning Matting & Framing class before using in-house equipment.
Equipment: 5 work stations, 5 mat cutters, 2 mat board/glass cutters, VacuSeal mounting machine, thumbnail jointer and more.  

Custom Matting & Framing or Do-it-Yourself | Framed Gifts Prices

Matting & Framing Samples

Bring in a copy of a detailed quote or estimate with the business name on it and receive 10% off using the same materials. Quotes and estimates must be dated, quotes and estimates older than 2 weeks will not be honored.

Come in and special order the perfect matboard colors in your team's colors for framing jerseys, photographs, cards, posters, and other sports collectibles; then custom frame or do it yourself.

NEW Team Color Mats | JBLM Litho Print

Scrapbooking Materials paper making

Decorative Debossing

Get designs, borders and lettering pressed into mat board frames, suede, leather and vellum with our new debossing service.


ARTS & CRAFTS CLASSES are taught weekday afternoons
1 - 4 p.m. Call 253-982-6718 for details or to schedule a class.


Matting & Framing Class
Full-Color Acrylics
Acrylic Awards

Engraving & Embroidery
Custom Matting & Framing
Gifts for all occasions


Kids' Crafts

New Class Zentangles

NEW! Photo Kiosk Ad

Arts & Crafts has a new photo kiosk for people to bring in their cameras or phones & print photos. Prices start at just $.28. Great idea for holiday cards, print your own photo calendars, collages & more, up to 8x10". You can even download all your photos onto a CD for just $2, videos for just $3. There are a variety of greeting card templates, too.

Professional-quality custom framing Ad

at a fraction of the price! JBLM Arts & Crafts Center , 1121 Barnes Blvd, McChord Field . 253-982-6718
Open 9-5 & 'til 7 Weds! Plus 9-5 1st & 3rd Sats.


Check out the coupons inside your monthly FOCUS Magazine to save even more on your orders or shop time at the Arts & Crafts Center. (customer must present coupon to receive discount, coupons expire last day of month for that month, no cash value)


  1. 25% off stocking embroidery (Discount on name embroidery only)
  2. 1 free specialty mat cut with the purchase of materials (Discount does not apply to materials or fitting fees)


  1. $10.00 off Sewing Class
  2. One  free v-groove or specialty mat cut (discount does not apply materials or layout fees)

Print for Sale:


Pewter | Custom | Ornaments

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Our Services

Gifts, Matting & Framing, Vinyl, Classes, Engraving & Embroidery, Heat Pressing

Arts & Crafts

Bldg. 1121, Barnes Blvd.
JBLM McChord Field
Engraving Email