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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Tarot Cover Reveal and Giveaway!

As many of you know, I have been working on a tarot deck for Llewellyn, along with illustrator Elisabeth Alba. It is an insanely long and complicated process, and the deck won't be out until January 2017 (and it isn't even up for preorder yet)...but we finally have COVERS to share with you, and we couldn't wait!

Here is the cover for the set (on the outside of the box). The card they used here is Judgement.


Here is the cover for the book I wrote, which will come with the deck. The card they used for this one is the The High Priestess.


And here is what the back of the cards will look like. I LOVE this design!!! Isn't Elisabeth's art fabulous?


What do you think? I hope you're as excited as we are.

Of course, I can't do a giveaway to celebrate, because the cards aren't out yet...or can I? (Bwahahahaha...)

If you've read some of the earlier posts about the creation of the deck, you might already know that when I was writing the book, I bought a bunch of other tarot kits for research. So I'm going to give away one of those--a cool card and book kit called Tarot for Everyone. It came out in 2008 and it isn't even available anymore, so I suppose you could consider it a collector's item. (The kit is open, of course, since I looked at it while I was working on my book.)


As always, all you have to do to enter is use the Rafflecopter form. [No purchase necessary, not associated with Facebook in any way, yada yada yada.]

Tell me--do you own one or more tarot decks already? Are you excited about this one?

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61 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Cannot wait for this deck to be available as I want one badly! My fave decks are Robin Wood, Wildwood, & Rider. I think your new one will be my new favorite :-)

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  2. OMG Can't wait for this set to come out! And to answer the question - yes, I do. I have...oh geez, hang on... (counting in my head) eight that I can think of off the top of my head. My go-to is the Witch's Tarot by Ellen Dugan, though I also really love my Heart of Stars deck, and I need to play more with my Wild Wood deck.

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  3. Oh yes I own half a dozen decks- use Robin Wood and Tarot of the Spirit most often- but I will pre-order yours as soon as it is available! Love the stuff you've previewed so far.

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  4. I can not wait for this deck! I'm.so excited!

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  5. I have the Robin Wood deck, as well as Shadowscapes, but want yours!

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  6. Looking forward to reading this!

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  7. I don't own any Tarot cards but I've had a reading sometime in my past. I'd love to win and learn how to read the cards.

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  8. I own many tarot decks but honestly none have excited me as much as this. There is nothing bad to say about it, it is beautiful!

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  9. I do not but I'd like to learn more about Tarot cards and reading. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  10. I have a couple - one is missing a few cards (years of moving around) and I'm not particularly attached to the other set. I haven't found any that I do like; anxious to check out yours and hoping it "fits!"

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  11. They look beautiful! I have 2 Tarot decks, Goddess Oracle Cards and both sets put out by Brian Froud. I think I will be adding this set to the collection as well!

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  12. I have decks (at my shop in Spencer, MA!) One more would be great. Best of luck with this new one!

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  13. Awesome. They look beautiful!!!!!

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  14. Hanson-Roberts is my go-to deck. But I also have the Gay Tarot and a sock monkey tarot deck. (It might be called the Knitter's Tarot, I don't remember for sure.) I look forward to adding yours to my collection!

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  15. I own several deacks. Actually 8 to be precise. I am always looking for decks that deviate from the too often incorporated Judeo-Christian aspects. My favorite is Animals Diving, but Druidcraft and Dragon are up there also. Looking forward to your deck...

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  16. I have one deck that i have had for over 6 years, cant wait to add another..love everything you do...You Rock

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  17. Hmmm I have a deck of the original style (is it Ryder?) tarot. I also have a farie set that I adore. And one other. So when yours comes out that will be 4 sets.

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  18. I have Celestial Tarot and Tarot of Pagan Cats 😊 I can't wait to preorder this one!

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  19. I currently own about 25 tarot, lenormand,and Oracle decks, but I have my trigger finger ready to hit preorder on Amazon the second they will allow it on both this and Melanie Marquis's Spellcaster's Tarot too :D

    I have been reading professionally for five years now, but I am very selective about my decks because I live in a small home with a limited amount of space. As much as I do appreciate many of them, there are only a few I care to own or work with. I think this deck will be fabulous not only for my clients, but for me! I really love the artwork and cannot wait to devour the companion book and hear all of the insights as only you can put them in your "everyday" style!

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    1. Ironically, as much as I love looking at all the decks out there, until I started working on this project, I had only owned and used one tarot deck for all the years I've been reading professionally (the Radiant Rider-Waite deck).

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    2. Funny thing about Melanie Marquis's deck is that my husband illustrated that one!!! :D

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    3. I'll have to get a copy of that one! I love Scott's work.

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  20. I currently own about 25 tarot, lenormand,and Oracle decks, but I have my trigger finger ready to hit preorder on Amazon the second they will allow it on both this and Melanie Marquis's Spellcaster's Tarot too :D

    I have been reading professionally for five years now, but I am very selective about my decks because I live in a small home with a limited amount of space. As much as I do appreciate many of them, there are only a few I care to own or work with. I think this deck will be fabulous not only for my clients, but for me! I really love the artwork and cannot wait to devour the companion book and hear all of the insights as only you can put them in your "everyday" style!

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  21. I own either too many or not enough decks, depending on whether you are asking my wife or me... :)

    Current favorite is Wildwood, but I'm looking forward to yours!

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  22. I do have a deck already but I am bursting with excitement for this deck you have created!! It is awesome!

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  23. I have the wonderful Steampunk deck, the long used and much loved Arthurian deck, and the Jane Austen deck. Fully expect your new deck to become a much consulted favorite.

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  24. The pic of the tarot deck you're giving away reminds me a lot of one I used to have. It went "missing" when my parents were taking care of my kids while I was having my stem cell transplant.

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  25. Beautiful deck. I own 1 deck and am trying to learn.I would love to win.

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  26. I´m passionate about Tarot, and I´m collector, so I got few decks.. accuratelly 35 + some oracle decks but still I`m so, so excited about your Everyday Witch tarot!

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  27. the new one is awfully pretty... love the cats!

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  28. I LOVE the set and now I want it!

    I wish there were boxes for "Already subscribe to this blog, subscribe by email, etc. I do everything listed but tweet.

    Have a great weekend!

    Kit

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    1. You can still click on those options if you are already subscribed :-)

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    2. I didn't know that. YAY!

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  29. I actually do own one set of tarot cards that I bought in 1980. But I love your new set. Kuzlin at AOL.com

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  30. Ohey my goodness, I am so excited and cannot wait for this deck to come out! Since it'llyn be sometime in January, I told my husband that's what I want for my birthday :)

    My current favorite deck to work with is The Mystic Dreamer, but I'very actually lost track of how many I own. I try to work with all of them.

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  31. I don't own a deck, but this will be my first :) I love the look and feel of the artwork.

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  32. I have 3 decks and can't wait to see this new deck! The artwork looks fantastic! Although I certainly wouldn't be opposed to a 'collectible' deck that you used for inspiration ;)

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  33. i have two decks currently, revelations tarot that i have retired from use and shadowscapes tarot which i currently use. i'm so excited about the deck and honestly there are a few really beautiful decks that are out now that have inspired me to start collecting them again!

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  34. I'm so excited to add this deck to my collection!

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    1. I have your Mystical Cat Tarot deck! So beautiful!

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  35. ARGHH! Why isn't it January yet!! I NEED THIS! I'm so excited about your deck and Mickie's forthcoming book release, it's just too much!! I collect cards and have about forty decks, Mickie's is just to the side of me as I type, but I ALWAYS want more. I'm not addicted, honest! Also the Judgement card you featured above is very reminiscent of The Fool as it appears in traditional decks; I love interesting twists on traditional cards, and the illustrations look great! I cannot wait to get my paws on these! Hope your knee is OK xxx

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  36. I have 2 decks so far but have been following this one and can't wait to get it!

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  37. Awesome giveaway. Can't wait to see the deck when it comes out.

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  38. Would be very proud to be the owner of your tarot deck!! Love your everyday witchcraft book..

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  39. The only deck I currently own is the Morgan-Greer Tarot deck, but considering I'm such a fan of yours (we met at Pantheacon), I'd be thrilled to get a copy of this!

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  40. The artwork is just wonderful Deborah! :-) Especially the back of each card, so cute! <3

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  41. These look so pretty! Right now I only have one deck- the Goddess Tarot. Can't wait for this one!

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  42. I have one deck of cards for years, Love these and would be so excited if I won , so beautiful

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  43. I do. I am currently learning my Tarot on a Gilded Tarot deck, which I am enjoying very much. Before that, I had a Marseilles deck I was given as a gift, but I needed something much more visual. I am also a collector, so I do have a few others. This one looks like I could either add to my collection, or better yet, gift it to my daughter who is starting to show interest in witchy things.

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  44. I have about 3o decks at any given moment. Sometimes one of the tells me they need to be gifted to someone else so the number fluctuates. :)

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  45. So beautiful!!! Love the art work. Would be so amazing if I won :)

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  46. I own many decks but this one looks really special! I cannot wait to own it!

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  47. I don't own a tarot deck but I do have a Selina Fenech mermaid oracle deck.

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  48. I don't. I had one but it was stolen. :(

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  49. I have around six decks. & one deck of oracle cards. Looking forward to adding this deck.

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  50. I actually don't have a tarot deck. I have a few oracle decks though! Your deck looks beautiful!!!

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