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A tarot with added Spirit Card deck, reading cloth and 5 week online course for opening communication with the ancestral realm.
A tarot with added Spirit Card deck, reading cloth and 5 week online course for opening communication with the ancestral realm.
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Hello from the wild green hills of northern California. My name is Carrie Paris and I've been making divination decks and products for 9 lucky years. The Relative Tarot was originally created in 2015 as a 38 card deck featuring the tarot's major arcana and court cards. My goal was to create a deck that would highlight what is known as a sitter's Birth and Annual cards. These terms describe a person’s personal cards which are assigned to them at birth and add an accurate layer of insight to their tarot profile. Readers determine a sitter’s personal cards by calculating the numbers from their birthday with the sum total giving a precise and insightful tarot blueprint. 

Rarely do I begin a reading without calculating my sitter’s Birth and Annual cards and so I wanted to create a deck that would highlight the mission that exists within their personal blueprint. I also wanted to provide something both sitter and reader could put to use right away; a customized deck for identifying and navigating the sitter’s purpose in life while locating ancestral influences that might help or prevent them from aligning with their purpose. In short, this deck was designed to activate the Soul’s agenda and lead the sitter in knowing how to finish the sentence:

I came here to ... 

A successful campaign will allow me to print the full 84 card version of the Realtive Tarot, add a 35"x35" reading cloth and include an additional Spirit Card Oracle which is a deck of 36 cards designed for ancestral communication. All cards will be sized at 4.75" x 2.75", printed on a sturdy yet easy to shuffle cardstock and nested in a solid box with a 50 page instructional booklet. The art is already finished and ready to be sent to the printer. 

In addition to the two decks and reading cloth, a successful campaign will allow for a 5 week online course taught by myself and tarot luminaries, Mary K. Greer and James Wells. The course will cover techniques for identifying ancestral influences and calculating and divining with the Relative Tarot's Birth and Annual cards. Course dates and details will be sent to all backers via email and also mailed with each deck. No tarot experience required, in fact we welcome all levels of learning. Following is our course outline:

This class sets the foundation for the course. In it you will learn the basics for calculating the Birth and Annual cards and for creating accurate tarot blueprints for yourself and others.  

This session will be an historical/biographical examination of your Birth and Year cards, including generational trends and your relationship to family. We’ll focus on the life lessons you can learn from each dynamic. 

When you embody the best of your daily, yearly, and decade cards, this assists you to become the best of your life cards.  When you embody the best of your life cards, the cosmos becomes a better place.

In this class we will go over a technique for layering the 36 Spirit Cards into your readings. This deck was designed to open dialogue with our ancestors and locate messages that assist us in staying on track with our Soul's mission.

In this final class we will pull all of our learning together and lay it over the Relative Tarot reading cloth. We will use a spread created for locating ancestral influences that may be weaving their way through our family tree and DNA.

Each card in the Relative Tarot features vintage photos overlaid with recognizable tarot imagery. The aim behind this combination is to bring familiar tarot symbols to life by pairing them with engaging personalities. Together they present relatable pictures that reflect our inherent potential while individually they offer a three layered map that opens us to our personal design:

  • The Relative Tarot’s Birth Cards serve as springboards for understanding our Soul’s mission
  • The Annual Cards offer an annual theme for aligning with our goals
  • The Court Cards put us in touch with our ancestral imprint and guide us to our royal resources

After you and I have an online consultation, I will design a  customized image gleaned from our conversation that awakens the most empowered spirit of your ancestry. Send in a high resolution photo of  yourself, your pet, or someone you wish you honor and I will make it into a Spirit Card complete with title, card description, and placed inside a vintage 5x7 inch oval frame. Welcome to the family!


With a successfully backed campaign, I will immediately send the Relative Tarot image files to my printer in China. From there it will take between 2-4 weeks for a proof to reach me in California. Once approved there is usually a 3 to 4 week turnaround for printing and another 3 weeks for shipping. My goal is to get your deck to you for the Halloween season, which I consider to be the best time for spirit and ancestral communication with the Relative Tarot.

Risks and challenges

I've produced a number divination decks and products in the US and China so am familiar with the cost and time it takes for the printing and production. If there are any unforeseen delays I will alert all backers right away. With that said, in an effort to minimize risks, I have carefully planned all the steps needed to insure all backers see a quick turnaround and receive their deck in time for the Halloween season. The Relative Tarot is finished and ready to be printed and released. Thank you for considering this campaign!

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    Pledge $66 or more About $66

    The Relative Tarot Deck, Scarf & Course

    The Relative Tarot includes 78 traditional cards plus some added surprises. Here you will find twin versions of the Strength and Justice cards with both given the number 8 and 11. You will also discover two cards titled the World and Universe, three options for the Lovers card, and a bonus 36-card oracle featuring the Relative Tarot's "Spirit Cards", a deck lovingly created from photos contributed by our Divi-Nation. All backers will have access to the Relative Tarot's 5-week online course taught by myself, Carrie Paris, and Tarot luminaries, Mary K. Greer and James Wells. Together we will show you how you can calculate and discover your personal Birth and Annual cards and awaken the voice of your ancestors through the Relative Tarot deck, Spirit Cards, reading cloth and more.

    Includes:
    • The Relative Tarot Deck
    • "Spirit Card" Oracle with 36 Cards
    • Relative Tarot Reading Cloth
    • Full Color PDF of Card Descriptions with Audio Walkthrough
    • 5 Week Course with Mary K. Greer, James Wells & Carrie Paris
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    Relative Tarot, Scarf, Course & Reading

    Add a one hour online reading to your pledge and discover who in your ancestral line is sending messages to you. The Relative Tarot includes 78 traditional cards plus some added surprises. Here you will find twin versions of the Strength and Justice cards with both given the number 8 and 11. You will also discover two cards titled the World and Universe, three options for the Lovers card, and a bonus 36-card oracle featuring the Relative Tarot's "Spirit Cards", a deck lovingly created from photos contributed by our Divi-Nation. All backers will have access to the Relative Tarot's 5-week online course taught by myself, Carrie Paris, and Tarot luminaries, Mary K. Greer and James Wells. Together we will show you how you can calculate and discover your personal Birth and Annual cards and awaken the voice of your ancestors through the Relative Tarot deck, Spirit Cards, reading cloth and more.

    Includes:
    • 1 Hour Relative Tarot Reading with Carrie Paris
    • The Relative Tarot Deck
    • "Spirit Card" Oracle with 36 Cards
    • Relative Tarot Reading Cloth
    • Full Color PDF of Card Descriptions with Audio Walkthrough
    • 5 Week Course with Mary K. Greer, James Wells & Carrie Paris
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    Become a Relative Tarot Ancestor

    After you and I meet over an online consultation, I will design a customized image gleaned from our conversation that awakens the most empowered spirit of your ancestry. Send in a high resolution photo of yourself, your pet, or someone you wish you honor and I will make it into a Spirit Card complete with title, card description, and place in a vintage 5x7 inch oval frame. Welcome to the family!

    Includes:
    • Custom Spirit Card with your Photo of Choice
    • The Relative Tarot Deck
    • "Spirit Card" Oracle with 36 Cards
    • Relative Tarot Reading Cloth
    • Full Color PDF of Card Descriptions with Audio Walkthrough
    • 5 Week Course with Mary K. Greer, James Wells & Carrie Paris
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    EARLY BIRD PRICE!

    Make an early bird pledge to receive this limited number of decks. The Relative Tarot includes 78 traditional cards plus some added surprises. Here you will find twin versions of the Strength and Justice cards with both given the number 8 and 11. You will also discover two cards titled the World and Universe, three options for the Lovers card, and a bonus 36-card oracle featuring the Relative Tarot's "Spirit Cards", a deck lovingly created from photos contributed by our Divi-Nation. All backers will have access to the Relative Tarot's 5-week online course taught by myself, Carrie Paris, and Tarot luminaries, Mary K. Greer and James Wells. Together we will show you how you can calculate and discover your personal Birth and Annual cards and awaken the voice of your ancestors through the Relative Tarot deck, Spirit Cards, reading cloth and more.

    Includes:
    • The Relative Tarot Deck
    • "Spirit Card" Oracle with 36 Cards
    • Relative Tarot Reading Cloth
    • Full Color PDF of Card Descriptions with Audio Walkthrough
    • 5 Week Course with Mary K. Greer, James Wells & Carrie Paris
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 40 backers
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