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HOW TO READ THE PORTRAIT central cards grand tableau lenormand layouts video tutorials Aug 31, 2021

 If you’ve been following my channel, you know the nine-card portrait is a layout I use often.

In fact, it’s the layout that most of you prefer. When I surveyed our community for what layout I should use for our monthly forecasts this year, most of you voted for the Portrait.

So...

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SIGNIFIERS (PART 2) card meanings central cards grand tableau lenormand layouts video tutorials May 14, 2021

 Hi everyone! Welcome back to the channel and thank you for tuning in. If you're new here, welcome I'm Layla, the Lenormand Reader, and today folks, we are doing Part 2 of the Signifiers tutorial video.

So if you didn't watch Part 1, I'm going to link it here. Have a go at this video, have a...

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SIGNIFIERS (PART 1) card meanings central cards grand tableau lenormand layouts pips positive negative neutral video tutorials May 10, 2021

 In the same way that we use the Man and Woman to represent the reading, we can use any Lenormand card to represent a topic or a question. I call these cards "signifiers", and in this video, I want to tell you a few things about what signifiers are and how I think they're best used in...

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TABLEAU-STYLE diamond layout grand tableau lenormand layouts lenormand readings Apr 18, 2021

I believe there are two key features of the Lenormand method that make it totally unique: (1) Card combinations and (2) Tableau-style layouts. The two are related. And I've explained this in another video so you might like to check it out. In this video, I want to tell you more about...

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MAN AND WOMAN: THE LENORMAND SIGNIFICATOR card meanings grand tableau lenormand layouts video tutorials Apr 04, 2021

 Any of us starting with Lenormand will notice that it has two special cards: The Man and the Woman. 

These two cards have little meaning on their own, so what exactly are they used for?

Let’s look at these two cards more closely in this video.

The Man and Woman...

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HOW TO READ 3 CARDS lenormand layouts lenormand readings practice & ethics video tutorials Mar 17, 2021

Reading three cards is the beginning of stringing Lenormand’s cards into sentences.

Mastering the short three-card line is often a turning point in our practice, because from there, we easily tip over into reading much longer lines like the ones we find in the Grand Tableau.

So in this...

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HOW TO DO AN ASTROCLOCK READING lenormand layouts Nov 08, 2020

The Astroclock is one of my favorite layouts.

It’s fun and easy, and gives me plenty of ideas for how to plan out the year ahead.

If you haven’t seen me do an Astroclock, head over to my YouTube channel and look up the Astroclock video for your zodiac sign.

The Astroclock is a large...

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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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