Make own tarot
Tarot

Make Your Own Tarot Cards



by Fern Feto Spring November 27, 2009 09:41 PM EST
Make Your Own Tarot Cards

One way to gain a more personal experience of Tarot is to make your own Tarot cards. This Tarot art project can be an insightful way to discover more about yourself and your own magical qualities. By creating cards that represent who you are at different phases of your life, you can gain a better understanding of your own unique gifts skills and attributes. Use the cards you make as meditation tools or as a way to remind yourself of what is really important to you during those times of challenge or confusion in life.

Read on and discover how to make a “Tarot Deck of You.”

1. Decide which medium you want to use to create your cards, such as photography, collage, painting or drawing. For the artistically challenged, collage is probably one of the most accessible ways to create your cards. To make a collage Tarot card, you’ll need to gather magazines and pictures that you feel represent you in different areas in your life. For photography, or other mediums, you’ll want to gather, props and costumes that express who you are. 

2. Spend some time going through a traditional Tarot deck and decide what kind of energy or archetype you want to be in your first card. Do you want to showcase your feminine energy like the Empress and High Priestess cards? Or are you more interested in expressing your warrior, active, out-in-the-world energy, like the Chariot or the Magician? Once you’ve decided the general theme of your card, pick from the images, props and costumes that most express your own personal connection to the theme. For example, if you want to emphasize making big change in your life, like the Wheel of Fortune, Death or Fool card, gather images that reflect the big changes you’ve already made in your life. You can choose pictures of yourself after a big move, or magazine images of someone in an academic setting, reflective of a time in your life when you went to school. Use your imagination and creativity to come up with examples of pictures, props and costumes that most show your own unique way of expressing the energies of change, love, work and so on.

3. Once you’ve gathered the appropriate materials for your cards, decide how you want to display these. Assign a number to your first card. This number can correspond with the card that you’re modeling your own card after, or you can assign a number that is special to you for some reason. For a collage, you’ll want to glue your images on cardboard or other hard backing. For a photograph, picture or painting, set up the props and other images so that they have the general look and feel of a traditional card, only using your own personal images arranged in a way that is pleasing to you. The size of the card is up to you. If you plan on making a complete deck of cards, you may want to keep them around the general size of a traditional deck.

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: September 29 - October 5, 2014
The Stars This Week: September 22-28, 2014
The Stars This Week: September 15-21, 2014
The Stars This Week: September 8-14, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Adapt, Adjust, Accommodate as the Sun Conjuncts Retrograde Mercury
Adapt, Adjust, Accommodate as the Sun Conjuncts Retrograde Mercury

It's hard not to notice that Mercury, the planet of communication and thinking, is currently... read more »

 
Find Balance Between Self and Other as Venus in Libra Opposes Uranus in Aries
Find Balance Between Self and Other as Venus in Libra Opposes Uranus in Aries

"Divergent Ways -- Meet in the Middle" -- Street Sign The inner struggle between wanting... read more »

 
Five Reasons Men Should Learn Astrology
Five Reasons Men Should Learn Astrology

Okay guys, listen up: We have a lot of work to do. Give me a few minutes of your time, and I'll... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers


Astrology Detective


Astrology Detective
Astrology Detective writes the Love – Money – Health Horoscopes for Dell Horoscope Magazine. She also runs her own site, astrologydetective.com, offering weekly and monthly horoscopes, personal readings and reports, ecards, and more.... read more

Astrology.com videos
3823373482001
3823389279001
3823389279001
3823394807001
3823392080001
3823378098001
3823388484001
3823663649001
3823553699001
3823556432001
3823550178001
3823680220001
3823556402001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

If erotic dreams are slipping in and out of your consciousness, chalk it up to the love potion number nine emerging from... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

A Fresh Start! In this dynamic week, you'll make the most progress if you leave old ways behind! First, on October... read more »