What's next for Noel and their radical queer magic?
"Altar making is like creating an open invitation for us to take up more space in our lives starting with the essential ritual of calling ourselves to return home." Alexis explores the crafting of altars using tarot cards.
"I built a portfolio full of melanated goddesses with creamy brown skin tones embracing their femininity and power. I love making art that makes my sisters feel good about themselves."
Get to know artist, illustrator and witch Sabrina Scott and their new column, which looks at radical magic and healing with ritual.
Witchbody shows us that "magic is a way of talking, and a way of being with", exploring and celebrating the power of connection between all things.
[Guest post] "This post is an exploration of writing as medicine, and writing as priestessing."
"Each time I finish a project, each time somebody tells me my writing has helped keep them alive, I remember that I am one of the ones who was not expected to survive."
[Guest Post] Instead of trying to fit yourself into a box, put your intentions into one - especially slutty queer intentions.
Let's all get over our creative paralysis, have some fun, and join in Kristen's creative oracle deck challenge.
A Major Arcana bringing age-old archetypes into the modern, queer light, powered by independent artists (and Kickstarter).
Andi interviews small-business owner Brettley Mason on queer empowerment, spiritual roots, political solidarity, ethical sourcing, and community support.
The rowan tree is one of my favourites, and just now, it’s at its most beautiful. Here are a few thoughts on this magical tree, and how to make a garland from its berries.
I created this tiny oracle to help me though a rough patch. Now, I'd love to share it with you, as part of a lost and found storytelling project.
[Guest post] Jess Rollar shares her ongoing collage oracle project and explains how you can make your own!
"Being Jewish and identifying as Jewish are both really important to me. As are being feminist and queer. Being a priestess is completely intertwined with those identities. Magic exists. It just does. That's where the priestess part comes in."
[Guest post] For the last several years, I’ve been creating tarot and oracle decks and, so far, I’ve published fourteen decks. Here's how you can do the same.
[Guest post] Claire Sauer shares her monthly moonboard scrapbooking project, and explains how you can make your own lunar collages!
This is a fun and creative way to explore a friend's natal chart and show them how brilliant they are, whilst also learning more about astrology!
If you live in a small space or move around a lot, you can make this teeny tiny pocket altar which you can carry around and set up anywhere you please!
Here’s what arrived in the post this morning. A gift from one of the most wonderful people in the whole entire world. Over the years, Polly has been creating a set of four queens for me – and here, finally, is the Queen of Cups. Isn’t she beautiful? She has a venus symbol on one …
[Guest post] Tarot can be a wonderful tool for working through creative blocks, uncovering the deeper attributes of a creative piece, and generating story prompts or character ideas.
Now I know that my cards will be kept safe and secure, no matter how bumpy the journey gets.
Some things I have seen whilst on the road A few of these pictures were from a really amazing exhibition at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian art in New York, there was an exhibition on called ‘Irreverent: A cerebration of censorship’. This included work by queer artists from all over the world which …
It’s my birthday tomorrow! So I made you a present. It’s a collage! About you and me and us and how I want to have fun with you guys this year. Here it is: Why a tarot collage? It started with a post on Papirmass – an affordable art project which connects people and artists …
Are tarot cards sacred? Not out of the box, not mass-produced in a factory, not packed and shipped from an Amazon warehouse, as so many are. The cards themselves are... just cards.
So you want to make a tarot deck. Because - we all do, right? And you've got an idea and a theme and you know it would be totally amazing but... ack, it's just do damn hard! Well here's someone who did.
Earth, air, fire or water? Each of us is made up of these elements – we are a constantly-changing blend of all four. But sometimes, to make something happen, move forwards, press pause or manage our lives, we need to bring in a little extra of one or another. That’s why I created my four …
I’ve been baking! Yes it’s true. Pies aside, it’s been a while. This morning, I made some ‘soul cakes’ for the Halloween/Samhain feast I’m going to tomorrow. Briefly, on All Soul’s Day, poor children would go house to house in wealthier areas, offering prayers for the families’ dead in return for spiced fruit buns called soul …
Bobby's tarot bags caught my eye two weeks ago.
Since then I've been clicking back, and clicking back, and clicking back, exploring her ever-growing collection of unique creations, some knitted, some stitched. These are truly beautiful bags, and the best thing is, you can have your very own...
I've just popped out to pick up the second batch of my four elements jewellery.
Nosing round their lovely studio, I thought it would be nice to introduce you to the nice folks who make them.