Fans of Pee-wee's Big Adventure are going to have a field day looking for all the details in the art for this just-announced deck of cards. I spy Francis as the Joker. I spy a broken bike chain link. I spy an Abraham Lincoln hand puppet à la the Breakfast Machine. I spy the cut mattress tag that put Mickey in jail. I spy the Alamo, but not its basement. Available for pre-order now at the Pee-wee Store ($20). Don't miss the pack of bumper stickers either!
Fanning powder is pretty useful if you like learning card flourishes. It makes the cards easier to work, and helps keep decks in service longer. Fanning powder is mostly zinc soap (zinc stearate) and some other magic filler. It fills the gaps, cracks, scratches and other imperfections that develop on playing cards as one obsessively… READ THE REST
I wrote about the original 8bit Card Deck a couple of years back, and now a second edition is live with tweaked designs and the same pixel-perfect look. $15 a deck, target hit, and no question about fulfilment as the print order's already in with Gambler's Warehouse. The 8Bit Deck is back with a fresh… READ THE REST
Akiva Leffert has designed an Ikea-themed tarot deck: Ikea is a place of transition, a journey, a source of light and comfort, but also strife. Ikea contains the universe. Harness that power to understand your own life with these cleanly designed Ikea themed tarot cards. They'll go great sitting on your BILLY bookcase or on… READ THE REST
Jigsaw puzzles have been around forever and serve us in a variety of ways. From providing us a unique form of artistic entertainment to helping us keep our minds sharp, they serve as a multi-function intellectual and artistic tool. There never seems to be an end to their allure as we can tear them down… READ THE REST
Messes happen and they happen often both in life and in the home. And, while we can't help you with your personal problems, those floors look like they could use some TLC, and we can offer just the thing. Grab the Orfeld H01 Cordless Stick Vacuum and make your home look brand new. Designed with… READ THE REST
With all the gizmos and gadgets you have around these days, your home is looking more like a wire jungle than a stylish abode. But if you want to live amongst some of the best technology todays' world has to offer, like stellar TV reception as you watch your favorite channels, wires are simply a… READ THE REST