A little while ago I got in to card flourishes, these are where you do fancy cuts and shuffles of cards mainly just to show off, and frequently to make it look like an impressive shuffle whilst in fact keeping the same cards on top, or even the whole sequence unchanged.
Over the last couple of weekends I have made myself a wooden case for a deck of playing cards
I've said it before, and I'll say it again, I have the best wife in the world. On this occasion her awesomeness is demonstrated through the medium of playing cards. A deck of cards designed by her just for me!