Category: Tarot spreads

“Begin now, with what you have” – a simple tarot spread

I love the phrase ‘begin now, with what you have’. A friend of mine actually has this as her email signature, and during an email conversation this week I realised it described my new spread perfectly! So that’s what I’ve named it. “Begin now with what you have”: A tarot spread for building towards a goal. OPTIONAL: Before …

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You, me and us – a relationship tarot spread

Sometimes it’s fun to do tarot in pairs! So here’s a spread for exploring the energy between two people in a relationship. You could use this for lovers, friendships, colleagues, couples, or partnerships within a poly relationships – anywhere where you have two people relating to each other! Here’s the full-length spread, and if you …

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A polyamoury tarot spread

When your love life involves more than one partner, it can be extra-helpful to know who you are, what you're bringing and how you can best deal with the issues that can arise from loving and being loved by a number of people.

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Birthday reading with Tarot of the Cat People

I promised myself I wouldn’t buy any more tarot decks. At least not for a while. I am adamantly not a tarot deck collector. But… then I spotted this one. The Tarot of the Cat People, by Karen Kuykendall. I saw people of different colours. I saw awesome outfits and earrings and *incredible* hairdos. I saw …

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Create your own tarot spread

Create your own tarot spread

[First published on Autostraddle] You don’t have to be an experienced reader to create your own tarot spreads. In fact, I think it’s good to practice creating your own spreads right at the start of your tarot journey. Crafting spreads builds confidence and helps you to remember that you’re learning tarot your way, nobody else’s. …

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A holiday tarot spread

Holiday Tarot Spread

It’s summertime! Maybe for you that means holiday time! Whether you plan to go camping in Cornwall, trekking in Tibet or lying on a beach in Ibiza (and can I please come with you to all of those places?) here’s a holiday tarot spread to help you find out more about the energy around you …

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The ‘Go Get Her’ tarot spread

Go Get Her tarot spread littleredtarot.com

Here’s a li’l spread I made up for fun the other day while writing a ‘create your own tarot spread’ exercise for Autostraddle’s Tarot School… I’ve called it the ‘Go Get Her’ spread and it is designed to help you work out how to shoot stingingly-sexy arrows of love and lust into any desired heart. …

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Finding your mojo – a quick tarot spread

Find your mojo tarot spread

I’ve created several tarot spreads for ‘getting out of a rut’: This one is for tapping into your confidence. This one is for tackling procrastination. This one is for clearing out your junk so you can start afresh. Somehow, none of these were quite what I needed when I wrote last week about being stuck in a rut. …

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Tapping into your confidence – a tarot spread

Confidence tarot spread

I recently received a question from a querent who wanted help to tap into her confidence in order to start a new job on the right foot. I looked at all sorts of spreads – things about moving forwards, SWOT analyses, the ‘personal compass’ spread and so on, but nothing seemed to quite address the …

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Tarot for relationships

tarot for relationships

A commonly-asked tarot question is ‘does XXX love me?’ Me? I turn these questions down. It’s against my policy to read (and darn impossible) for anyone who has not consented to a tarot reading. But if you feel differently, or better still, you have the other person/people present, here’s a neat spread you can try out …

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Alternatives to ‘outcome’ cards in tarot spreads

you write the ending

I don’t like ‘outcome’ cards. As a non-predictive reader, I have a pretty big, and pretty self-explanatory, dislike of the traditional ‘outcome’ card in many tarot spreads. As Teresa Read aptly points out, “the cards tell a story, but you write the ending”. I don’t think you can believe in self-determination and still support the idea …

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