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Vintage Playing Cards has teamed up with Crafty Glass London to create a collection of stunning decorations and gifts that take inspiration from vintage games.

Vintage Playing Cards specialises in hand-made greeting cards, frames, clocks and gifts made from individually sourced original vintage games including playing cards, bakelite dominos and 1920’s parlour games. Perfect for the design savvy the stunning selection of gifts includes personalised letter frames that can spell a personalised name or phrase creating a unique handmade and very special Christmas gift.

A Touch of Glass

New for 2019 is a collaboration with guest craftsman Emily Hatzar of Crafty Glass London, the collections see’s hearts, clubs, diamonds & spade decorations along with beautiful heart tealight holders. The intricate glass decorations are handmade using a mix of sea and spectrum glass, edged with copper foil and 60/40 solder. They come with a black ribbon allowing them to become luxury tree decorations, however once the big day is over, they can be hung in a window and become beautiful light catchers changing colour throughout the day.

From £12

The Personal Touch

The Vintage Playing Cards range of letter frames contain individual cards sourced from a 1930’s and 1950’s spelling game. Spell out fun phrases to get you into the Christmas spirit including ‘NOBODY GETS OUT SOBER’ or ‘DOGS WELCOME HUMANS BY APPOINTMENT. Or for a personal touch spell out how you feel with a phrase that has special meaning or create your own bespoke frame. For a supersized gift, our extra-large frames really create an impact, choose from ‘I LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK’, or a famous film line from a Christmas classic including ‘I’LL GET YOU MY PRETTY AND YOUR LITTLE DOG TOO’ or create your own bespoke frame.

Personalised Initial frames from £42.00

Hanging off Your every Word

Word frames can be practical as well as beautiful when made into key, coat and umbrella racks. Fun slogans include ‘GET YOUR COAT YOU’VE PULLED and ‘FUR COAT NO KNICKERS’ encouraging positive vibes when heading outdoors whatever the British weather, whilst the remodelled vintage railway carriage hooks add to the beautiful finish of the racks.

From £48.00 for KEYS

Time for a Christmas Tipple

 Christmas is party time and Vintage Playing Cards have produced a fabulous range of clocks. The clocks spell out alcoholic messages perfect for the party season including ‘WINE O’CLOCK’, ‘COCKTAIL HOUR’ and FIZZ O’CLOCK’. Clocks are also available with messages such as ‘TICK TOCK’ and city clocks which come in many styles to choose from such as ‘LONDON TOKYO PARIS’ or a large personalised city clock which features cities, countries or any words that are personal to you, making for a thoughtful and nostalgic gift.

From £75

The Extra Touch

Vintage Playing Cards have a range of beautifully handmade cards featuring playing cards from the 1920’s through to the 1970’s showing different Christmas scenes, making Christmas cards just that little bit extra special. New for 2019 is a range of alphabet or playing card gift tags that that are the perfect finishing touch for a very special gift.

Christmas cards £4.95