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Medieval Playing Cards by EPC & Egor Klyuchnyk

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Medieval KickstarterBased on the works of the great master Diego Velázquez, and hand-drawn to look like some of the very earliest styles of playing cards, ‘Medieval’ are the latest deck to come to you from Elephant Playing Cards, along with Egor Klyuchnyk of Anomaly World Studio fame. Previous EPC successes were the amazing Prism: Night, Pipmen, and Pipmen Shadow Edition decks, while AWS are famous for their ‘Demon’  and ‘Strange Head Society’ decks.

Medieval Playing Cards

Medieval Playing Cards

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JP Playing Cards’ UK/EU Kickstarter Fulfillment Service – A Quick Guide

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kickstarter-badge-fundedAs Kickstarter becomes a more and more popular – and exciting – way for designers, cardists, magicians and card players to get their new decks out into the public arena, so too has it brought about a few problems for both project creators and backers outside of the US. Mainly the issues of distribution, and Customs Charges.

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Euchre Playing Cards for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Euchre Playing Cards for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Euchre Playing Cards for the Blind and Visually Impaired

6 of Hearts Alchemy England 1977So far, almost all of my reviews have been on playing cards that I find visually stunning. I’ve commented on how I love the fact that playing cards in recent years have come a long way from the bog-standard court and pip cards, so that now-a-days even the 6 of Hearts is a work of art all by itself. My reason behind collecting Jokers in the first place was because I found the other cards in the deck to be ‘boring’ while, fingers crossed, each new deck of cards would have an exciting new Joker to add to the collection. Continue reading

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The Phenomenon that is Kickstarter.com

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kickstarter-logo-lightAnyone who has read some of my social media posts will already know of my obsession with Kickstarter. I love it. I’ve described it as ‘an online Dragon’s Den’ but I was wrong – it’s waaay better than that. Why? Simply because the people looking for funding don’t have to sacrifice ANY of their idea to the backers – the backers merely ‘fund’ the project. Yes, they get something out of it, but there is no further obligation from the creator to provide profits, bonuses or a share in the business. Continue reading

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Parker Greenfield Playing Card Wall Art

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Parker Greenfield is a really quirky artist who’s paintings can not only be found bursting with bright, vibrant colours, but also black and white, and pastels. These pieces certainly take a break away from the norm as far as playing card wall art is concerned. These prints come in a variety of sizes starting at $16.99 (or £14.99) for 9″ x 12″, right up to a 44″ x 56″ for $149.99 (or £139.99) {Also available for slightly more as a premium giclee print.} Frames are available from AllPosters to fit most of the sizes. Continue reading

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Gabriel Londis Playing Card Wall Art

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Gabe is a tattoo artist who also does amazing paintings. His speciality is skulls, so it’s little wonder that these pieces depict Day of The Dead imagery. His other pieces are extremely lifelike, so these cards seem to take a break away from the norm for him. I like them :)

Available as various sized prints on stretched canvas, these are sure to be a talking point in your home. Prices start at $79.99 from AllPosters.com and £59.99 from AllPosters.co.uk for a 10.5″ x 13.5″ sized print. With a max size of 27.5″ x 34.5″ available, you’re sure to find something that suits your wall space. Continue reading

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