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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About

Did you know the origin of playing cards? It was a kind of calendar, with 4 colors for the 4 seasons, with 13 cards for the 13 weeks of each season. 52 cards in total which are the 52 weeks of the year!

EPHEMERA: any items such as tickets or cards that were originally meant to be discarded after use but have since become collectibles.

EPHEMERIDE: French name of a paper calendar that gave you daily information all over the year.

From this idea and my collection of Ephemera over the years, I get the idea of the EPHEMERID playing cards: each card comes with a unique design based of my thousands of hand-letters, invoices, bills, tickets, and photos! 

But I want to add something to it to inspire you. Each card will feature a word of wisdom! Take a random card and let it inspires your day!

The deck will features the 52 cards and 2 jokers. All the cards design will be different, and done during the campaign (and probably a little bit later too). The creative process will be shared here on instagram via images and stories. 

As a dyxlexic kid it was always complicate for me to make the difference between the hearts and diamonds, and between the spades and clubs. So the contrast between them will be more obvious like this.

I am also ambidextrous and I hold my cards like a left handed ! Which means I do not see the numbers when they are only on 2 corners ! 

For those who know me, I love letterpress printing. And you will need some coasters for your beers on poker night with friends ! 

 Early birds prices will be available for the first week only !

I am french (did I tell you that?). The French have a unique habit of associating their face cards with historic or mythical personages. King of Spades is David, Queen of Diamonds is Rachel and the Jack of Clubs is Lancelot !

It gaves me idea to propose you to gave your name to a card ! Be a jack, a queen or a king, or even a Joker ! Or make this an opportunity of a great gift ! 

The face cards are not designed yes but if you want to reserve one, contact me as soon as your pledge ! 

Compose your own reward ! With this price list, mix the different rewards ! Just add these prices to your pledge ! Example : pledge for a a normal edition and add 10€ to get a set of coaster too ! 

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Risks and challenges

I saw a lot of playing cards decks on kickstrater and it is very challenge to try to be at the same level. By pledging to this project, you acknowledge that the final look of the rewards are subject to change. I have done my best to represent the final project with the images above.

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    1 STANDARD DECK

    54 cards in a standard printing tuck.
    ADDS-ONS available (check detailed list)

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    • EPHEMERID deck STANDARD edition
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    1 DELUXE DECK

    54 cards in a DELUXE letterpress printing tuck.
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    STANDARD + DELUXE PACK

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    COLLECTOR PACK

    Get the decks and the coasters because you need them to put your beers for your next poker night! ADDS-ONS available (check detailed list).

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    STANDARD HALF BRICK

    Get 30% off to resell the decks in your shop !

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    DOUBLE COLLECTOR PACK

    A lot of cards, a lot of coasters! A great Poker night! (Beers not included). ADDS-ONS available (check detailed list)

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    DELUXE HALF BRICK

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    SUPER COLLECTOR PACK

    Get the collector pack and add it an UNCUT SHEET. ADDS-ONS available (check detailed list).

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    STANDARK BRICK

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    SPLIT HALF BRICK

    Get 40% off to resell the decks in your shop !

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    DELUXE BRICK

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    1 STANDARD DECK - EARLY BIRD

    54 cards in a standard printing tuck.
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    1 DELUXE DECK - EARLY BIRD

    54 cards in a DELUXE letterpress printing tuck.
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    STANDARD + DELUXE PACK - EARLY BIRD

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    BE A JACK !

    Get your name on one of the JACK CARDS! Or offer it to someone!

    Contact me as soon as you pledge to choose from heart, spade, diamond or club (check details for availability).

    Come with a collector pack and ADDS-ONS available. Post costs are on me!

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    • EPHEMERID deck STANDARD edition
    • EPHEMERID deck DELUXE edition
    • Set of 4 LETTERPRESS coasters
    • YOUR NAME ON A JACK
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    BE A QUEEN!

    Get your name on one of the QUEEN CARDS! Or offer it to someone!

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    Come with a collector pack and ADDS-ONS available. Post costs are on me!

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    • YOUR NAME ON A QUEEN
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    BE A KING!

    Get your name on one of the KING CARDS! Or offer it to someone!

    Contact me as soon as you pledge to choose from heart, spade, diamond or club (check details for availability).

    Come with a collector pack and ADDS-ONS available. Post costs are on me!

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    BE A JOKER!

    Get your name on one of the 2 JOKERS! Or offer it to someone!

    Come with a super collector pack and ADDS-ONS available. Post costs are on me!

    Includes:
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    • Full cards UNCUT SHEET
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