Monday, December 05, 2011
SPLIT DECK for sale!
Okay, so I'm seriously one of the craziest people in the world when it comes to
the giving of gifts. Every year for the holidays, I go a little nutty and make these
ridiculously over-the-top little presents for people. Little home-made books, boxes of
personally decorated cookies, specialized mugs, chinese horoscope calendars. You
name it, I've tried to make it.
A couple years ago, I felt really masochistic and designed a whole set of playing cards.
For the bibliophile at heart, these were cards with famous literary characters that I'd always
wanted to illustrate: Alice in Wonderland, SHerlock Holmes, Peter Pan, Animal Farm.
Then I collected some very cool quotes for the number cards, and gave the whole thing
a theme. I called it the Split Deck, and each suite contains a literary theme.
Hearts: LOVE and HATE
Spades: WAR and PEACE
Diamonds: WEALTH and POVERTY
Clubs: GOOD and EVIL
I gave a set of cards away to friends and familiy, but they're pretty small -- 2"x3.5", and
I was told a few of them got lost in the mail. I re-printed them this year to send to
those who said they never got theirs, as well to new friends who weren't on the original
list. I've got a few extra that I've printed, not much. But I've had lots of requests over
the past couple years about people wanting to buy a set for themselves.
So here, now, today, for a limited time only, I'm offering on a first-come, first-serve,
while-supplies-last, get'em-while-they're-hot, the one and only
If you'd like to purchase a set,
please just send me an email or click here:
They're $20 USD, plus shipping. I know that's pricey for such small cards, but I'm not out to make money. It's really just to give out to people who'd like them.