Play Your Cards Right

Collection by Postcards From The Pool

Postcards From The Pool

Alexander Girard. Braniff Airlines playing cards, c. 1968

Alexander Girard Playing card for Branniff Airlines. Circa 1968. Girard designed many collateral materials for Braniff in the 1960s, including this set of playing cards. Each card features a Girard illustration and English phrase, with Spanish and Portuguese translations for the Jet Set crowd.

Playing Cards Illustrations by Jonathan Burton

Playing Cards Illustrations by Jonathan Burton

Pin Up Playing Card - Jack of Hearts by cigcardpix, via Flickr

Pin Up Playing Card - Jack of Hearts


Altered Paying Cards | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Altered Paying Cards

Explore The Cloverly's photos on Flickr. The Cloverly has uploaded 648 photos to Flickr.

Vintage playing card

simple dreams...

1950s playing card

eight of spades by lesley barnes, via Flickr

eight of spades


Postcrossing postcard JP-278401 from Japan

Postcard JP-278401 travelled 2,220 km (1,379 miles) in 11 days (from Japan to China)

F&O Fabforgottennobility

wasbella102: “ Half Full……..Well most of the time :) ”

Conrad Roset

Queen of Hearts by Conrad Roset – Edition One – Playing Arts

Playing Arts is a collaborative art project that gathers the best designers and illustrators from all over the world with an idea to express their vision of an ordinary playing card using personal styles, techniques and imagination.

playing cards

Front Free Endpaper

If you are still looking for the diary that is going to see you through to 2013 then how about the charmingly pessimistic Disappointments Diary by Asbury and Asbury. As well as being a numbered copy in a "disappointingly limited run of 1,000 copies" the diary also includes spaces for you to record the names and numbers of "people who will never call" and a helpful page giving details of "notable deaths" from history. There is also a page "accidentally left blank" towards the end of the diary…

MADDECK #Playing Cards By Ozlem Olcer.

MADDECK Playing Cards By Ozlem Olcer. They're Magically Cubistic.

The MADDECK is a series of playing cards which feature stunning illustrations by Ozlem Olcer. The deck was created for PAG, an Istanbul based design company developing projects and manufacturing products in collaboration with graphic artists and illustrators. The name Maddeck - short for ‘Magicians, Astronauts & Dancers’ - is given after the first 3 dream jobs of the designer as a child. The deck is a reflection of unusual and edgy designs with an innocent feeling, much like the designer…

Spade colt

Ace Of Spades by Ragewalker on DeviantArt

Pushing up the ante, I know you've got to see me, Read'em and weep, the dead man's hand again, I see it in your eyes, take one look and die, The only th... Ace Of Spades

3 of clubs

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Vintage Images, DIY Tutorials & Craft Projects


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