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NEAR AND FAR blue and red owl decks card decks grand tableau lenormand layouts near and far practice & ethics Aug 30, 2020

In my last blog post, I talked about the Blue and Red Owl decks, which are the classical decks of the Lenormand Petit Jeu.

To recap, these decks have various insets on each card. Insets are smaller parts of the overall design that offer different bits of information about each card.

Each...

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HOW LENORMAND WILL CHANGE YOUR INTERPRETIVE IMAGINATION card meanings history & decks lenormand layouts practice & ethics Jul 04, 2020

I like to call our ability to stretch our reading skills, the interpretive imagination.

I don’t mean by this that we invent messages that aren’t there, but rather that we’re able to grasp deeper insights from the cards so we get genuinely helpful answers to our questions.

The...

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COVID AND OUR COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS card meanings collective consicousness covid diamond layout lenormand lenormand layouts Apr 12, 2020

A while back, someone in our community suggested I do a reading about the coronavirus. Of course it’s a fabulous idea and I’ve been wanting to do it since.

Alas, just like many of you, I’ve been held up in a lockdown and unable to do as much as I’d like across different...

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WHY THE GRAND TABLEAU IS CHALLENGING AND HOW YOU CAN GET STARTED WITH IT grand tableau lenormand lenormand layouts Mar 14, 2020

The one thing that we immediately associate with Lenormand is the Grand Tableau. This isn’t surprising because reading this 36-card layout is pretty much the pinnacle of the practice.

“Tableau” means “portrait” in French, and “Grand Tableau” means...

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WHEN CARDS DON’T SEEM TO SAY MUCH card meanings lenormand layouts mute cards Jan 19, 2020

Most of us come to Lenormand because of its amazing ‘in-your-face’ insights. But sooner or later, and the more we practice, we’ll get those readings that seem to not say much.

There’s actually a word for this Lenormand phenomenon and we can thank the amazing Caitlin...

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HOW TO INTERPRET THE DIAMOND LAYOUT diamond layout lenormand layouts Dec 13, 2019

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Hello and welcome back to the channel. If you're new here I'm Layla, the Lenormand Reader and you want to tune in because we do all sorts of wonderful readings using the amazing Lenormand deck.

Now, in this video, I want to tell you about what I have in mind for our monthly...

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CENTRAL CARDS IN LENORMAND LAYOUTS central cards lenormand layouts Nov 02, 2019

If you’ve been building your practice and exploring card triplets and beyond, you might have gotten a sense that the middle card of a line can bring out something important, anchor the reading, or demarcates the line in some way.

That’s why simple line layouts often have an odd number...

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THE MYSTERY OF LENORMAND’S PIPS card meanings lenormand lenormand layouts pips playing cards Jun 29, 2019

If you’ve seen a Lenormand deck, you’ve probably noticed that each card is associated with a playing card - or pip. The pip, card number, and sometimes a quote, are ‘insets’ on Lenormand’s cards. Inset are in-set within the card.

And if you’ve looked closely,...

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7 WAYS TO READ 1 CARD lenormand layouts lenormand readings May 05, 2019

Lenormand’s one-card reading can actually be a bit tricky!

That’s because it usually takes a few cards to make good sense of a Lenormand layout. This in turn comes from the fact that Lenormand’s cards are designed to be read in combination. So, it can be a little challenging to...

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THE ONE THING journaling lenormand layouts practice & ethics Apr 20, 2019

I’ve got an awesome question for you!

Whether you’re laying out your own cards, looking at your most recent private reading, or watching a video forecast on YouTube, your inner dialogue and response to the cards can spark some pretty amazing insights.  

I’d think...

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HOW TO READ THE HOURGLASS lenormand layouts Apr 07, 2019

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Hello everyone and welcome to my first episode about how to read the cards. In this technique video, we're going to focus on the Hourglass. This came about as a request to explain the Hourglass layout. There's also a Free Printable guide for this Hourglass reading, so...

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3 WAYS TO READ 3 LENORMAND CARDS lenormand layouts Dec 13, 2018

The three-card line is probably the most popular layout that’s used when starting out  with Lenormand, the Tarot, the Runes, or any other cartomancy-like divination method. There’s something about odd numbers that makes them appealing; it’s said in numerology that it has to...

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