tarot decks

First impressions of the Starlight Dragon Tarot

When I saw the Starlight Dragon Tarot, I realized that the dragons are different from anything else in my collection. I think the only dragon artwork I have may be one or two cards in the Shadowscapes tarot and then dragon card in The Wild Unknown Animal Spirit Oracle. I don’t have very many square […]

The difference between tarot and oracle cards

Every time I work an event with the Traveling Tarot Trunk, I have the same conversation with several people:

Curious shopper: Are those all tarot cards?

Me: They’re a combination of tarot and oracle decks.

Curious shopper: What’s the difference?

Some people seem embarrassed or uncomfortable asking–I remember feeling that way about magical stuff when I was starting to explore and discover […]

Friday, October 14, 2016|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: , , |

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The Starchild Tarot Akashic edition unboxing

If I had to use one word to sum up my impressions of the Starchild Tarot Akashic edition based on the unboxing:


Dig I mention that this deck is beautiful?

Also, BIG. While artist Danielle Noel has said that she plans to release this deck in a smaller size, that’s not currently available. So, small-handed shufflers, […]

6 ways to connect with a new tarot deck

When you get a new tarot or oracle deck, there’s this amazing sense of possibility. It’s kind of like going on a first date or meeting a new potential friend–many of the same questions apply. Will we have fun together? How deeply will we connect? Will this be a long-term relationship, or will the […]

Saturday, April 9, 2016|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: |

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The Lumina Tarot deck interview

Last night, I interviewed my Lumina deck to see how she wants to work together. The Lumina tarot deck interview revealed that… she wants to do client readings.

There are several different deck interview spreads I like; for this deck, I chose one Ethony shared a few months back.

Here’s how I typically work with new decks: I’ll […]

78 Cards Tarot Deck Unboxing

Here’s a video of the unboxing of the 78 Cards deck from Eight Coins, Lana Zellner. She’s a tattoo apprentice and her artwork has that vintage-flash inspired flavor. I filmed this at Watch City Studios in Waltham, Massachusetts, where my husband is part of a recording collective… a lot of tattoos that resemble this […]