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I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Sakura Blossom » Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:27 pm

I'm still on vacation, and while at a store I saw this deck I'd been eyeing for awhile... I finally had money to spend so I caved and got the deck because it was there again this time in another state! Haha! It's GORGEOUS. I have no words about how amazingly gorgeous it is and I love that it's not the traditional cards either.

It's called The Victorian Fairy Tarot. I LOVE IT. The art is absolutely beautiful and I like as I said, that the card titles aren't the typical ones. For example, there is Seven of Winter as one of the cards. (: As soon as I can take a picture of them, I will share!

(I also got a beginner's book on Reiki. Woohoo!)
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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Sakura Blossom » Sat Aug 30, 2014 9:28 pm

And finally, some pictures!

Not the best quality, but it will have to do!

This is the back side of the cards:

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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Aderyn » Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:47 pm

Wow! Those are gorgeous! You basically bought mini illustration prints, lol!
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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Sakura Blossom » Tue Sep 02, 2014 6:08 pm

Thanks! And yeah!! I love them. (: they are so pretty! Stil learning how to use them, though.
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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Kassandra » Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:12 pm

Sakura Blossom wrote:Thanks! And yeah!! I love them. (: they are so pretty! Stil learning how to use them, though.


Well, perhaps try some readings on here, and see how you do. What could it hurt. You're very energetic and I could imagine your connecting with fae energy easily. Oracle cards are a lot of fun, a nice break from the structure of tarot.



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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Echo_of_shadows » Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:46 pm

That's a beautiful deck. :) Is it your first?
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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Sakura Blossom » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:28 pm

If I had the time, I would Kassandra. ):I just started school again and don't have the time to fully work with them just yet. I did use them, though, for the readings that others had requested of me recently. They work pretty well! As soon as I am able to get back into the swing of things and find a routine, I will definitely get started again! I just don't want to let my stress interfere with the readings, as I've had that happen before. (:

They are Tarot, though, as they follow the same pattern just some of the names are slightly altered. I personally don't like using Oracle cards. I tried a few times before and I just never clicked with the style of using them. Maybe some day I'll try again and see if I like it! Haha. (:

And yes! I imagine I do. They are constantly around me, even if I can't see them I do feel it and I encountered some of them during my first meditation to meet them, which I've read doesn't always happen. I think they might be attracted to my bubbliness and the fact that I talk/sing to myself all the time.

Thanks, Echo!

It's actually my second. I've had my last deck since I was 13, so it was hard to set them aside but I have outgrown them. ): I still use them from time to time, to give them some love, but I'm trying to focus more on connecting with my Fairy Tarot now. (:
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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Kassandra » Sat Sep 06, 2014 5:26 pm

Sakura Blossom wrote:If I had the time, I would Kassandra. )I did use them, though, for the readings that others had requested of me recently. They work pretty well! ...I just don't want to let my stress interfere with the readings, as I've had that happen before...They are Tarot, though, as they follow the same pattern just some of the names are slightly altered.


Oh, now I see the captions at the bottom of the cards, and that they are tarot. I know what you mean about stress affecting readings if we're not careful. Glad you got a chance to use the deck a little. It is very whimsical. :wink:



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Re: I finally caved and got a new deck (Photos!)

Postby Sakura Blossom » Sat Sep 06, 2014 5:30 pm

Thanks! And yeah! I can see how it would look like oracle cards if you didn't see the labels. (: The pictures were from my phone so it's hard to show it and it doesn't help that they are gold so they kind of blend in. Haha! I love them, though, and can't wait to use them more. I just joined a pagan organization at my school, and they do tarot readings for others so I might get to try with that.
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