Samhain and my well deserved half term break

Oh the joys!

A whole ten days off school and time to relax and celebrate Samhain, do a lot of painting and art, blogs, pet my beautiful cat and sleeeeeeeeeeeeeep!

It has been a very chaotic and stressful time at school, hence the lack of blogging. I am still loving my job but being hit and scratched continuously does take its toll. The feeling that you spend all your day in the toilet cleaning up various bodily substances again does not help morale…and the knowing that you’re working well below your abilities and skills can get frustrating. Sometimes I do not want to get up in the morning.

But, to the good things! I have been working (albeit painfully slowly) on my Oracle cards. Here are some images showing the progress of the Fire Element:

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This is Goddess Pele, a powerful Deity. She will be on the back of all the Fire Elemental Cards.

In the Hawaiian religionPele (/ˈpl/pay-lay[ˈpɛlɛ]) is the goddess of firelightningwind, and volcanoes.

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Here are all the MAJOR ARCANA cards together. Each Element will have 3 more Minor Arcana cards to give a clearer and more detailed reading.

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These show the size that the oracle cards will be. (Front view)

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The Back view:

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Akasha. On the back of all the Spirit Element Cards

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It was also my 40th birthday earlier in the month:

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My mum brought me this amazing lamp from Marrakech in Morocco

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 the coffee and walnut cake that didn’t take long to disappear!!!

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me on my birthday weekend

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Bright Blessings, with Love, Peace and Light!

Join me on All hallow’s Eve as I blog about my favourite night of the year.

Happy Samhain!

New Painting for a set of Elemental Angel Oracle Cards~Part 2

Stage 3~ decoration: various stamps with ink, 3D paint, glitter glue, water soluble pencil crayons, watercolour paints.

This will be the front of the Water Element Card~ The Major Arcana

Stages 3, 4 & 5~ wings glued down, mermaid drawn on white tissue paper and stuck down, painted with watercolours, acrylic, metallic paint and glitter paint to ‘merge’ the separate collage pieces.

See the finished Water Element Card in part 3

New Painting for a set of Elemental Angel Oracle Cards~Part 1

She’s the Wiccan manifestation of the element of Water.
Her name is Ondine
I am painting her as part of my new set of Oracle cards.
‘Elemental Angels’
A set of cards with the Elements as the Major Arcana and then the many attributes of each Element as the Minor Arcana.
There will be initially 30 cards.
But there will be more available to add to the set in the future. The more you have, the more in depth your readings will be.
The cards are for positive affirmations only. The ‘negative’ aspects of each card will be there as light warnings or gentle suggestions of how you can improve or develop your character or outlook.
I will include affirmations from my own intuitive responses to each card.
This is the basic background of the WATER Element card so far.
Watch this space as I progress!