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4 Tarot Cards Decks With Fairy Tale Themes

Updated on September 11, 2016

Searching for Tarot Cards decks with Fairy Tale themes?

If you're looking for Tarot Cards decks with Fairy Tale themes, then this is the hub for you. In this hub, you'll find a number of Tarot Cards decks that are all related to Fairy Tales.

What are Tarot Cards?

If you're not a beginner to Tarot Cards, then you must already know a lot about this particular topic and therefore won't need further explanations. But if you're new to Tarot Cards, then you might still need some more additional information about Tarot Cards. In that case, you might be interested in finding out what the very basics of Tarot Cards for beginners are and even what kind of deck you should buy.

The Fairytale Tarot by Karen Mahony, Alex Ukolov, Irena Triskova
The Fairytale Tarot by Karen Mahony, Alex Ukolov, Irena Triskova

You'll find more details in the above-mentioned hub. Don't worry about getting information overload because said hub only talks about the very basics and aims to not confuse you as well as it could.

Tarot Cards decks with Fairy Tale themes

If you're a Tarot Cards collector, then you should consider adding decks with Fairy Tale themes to your collection. There are a lot of Fairy Tale-themed Tarot Cards decks that really look amazing and wonderful.

If you're new to Tarot Cards, then know that you can still make use of decks with Fairy Tale themes if you want to. If you find a Fairy Tale Tarot Cards deck that really appeals to you and that you feel really resonates with you, then go right ahead and purchase this particular deck. There's no reason why you can't learn to read the Tarot with these cards.

The High Priestess Card from the Whimsical Tarot deck by by Dorothy Morrison (Author), Mary Hanson-Roberts (Illustrator)
The High Priestess Card from the Whimsical Tarot deck by by Dorothy Morrison (Author), Mary Hanson-Roberts (Illustrator)

Short information on Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales are really popular and well-known. They are usually associated with children but there are actually also Fairy Tales for adults.

The most popular writers and authors of Fairy Tales are the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault.

These people have written a lot of Fairy Tales that have had many adaptations such as being made into movies by Disney.

The Brothers Grimms wrote such great Fairy Tales as the Sleeping Beauty and Snow White, both of which have been adapted into a movie by Disney.

One of Charles Perrault's Fairy Tales is Cinderella, which Disney also adapted into a movie. Hans Christian Andersen wrote the Fairy Tale The Little Mermaid, which Disney also made into a movie.

There are even some books that were written based on some of these Fairy Tales. These are just some of the many different kinds of Fairy Tales that can be found from all over the world.

Whimsical Tarot deck by by Dorothy Morrison (Author), Mary Hanson-Roberts (Illustrator)
Whimsical Tarot deck by by Dorothy Morrison (Author), Mary Hanson-Roberts (Illustrator)

There are even many different versions for some of these Fairy Tales and they've been translated into many different languages worldwide.

Buying Fairy Tale-themed Tarot Cards decks

The many Tarot Cards decks with the Fairy Tale theme featured below can all be found and purchased from Amazon.com.

If you opt to go the online shopping route in order to acquire these Fairy Tale Tarot decks, then it's highly recommended that you try to conduct your online shopping at Amazon.com.

Amazon.com is a really popular and well-known site for online shopping so it already has a good reputation and it even has customer support.

If you happen to have any problems with your purchase, then at least you can be sure that you can contact Amazon to get things sorted out. Without further ado, here are the Tarot Cards decks with Fairy Tale themes:

1. The Fairytale Tarot

by Karen Mahony, Alex Ukolov, Irena Triskova

FAIRYTALE TAROT KIT
FAIRYTALE TAROT KIT

This item gives you both the Tarot Cards deck and a companion book that not only gives the meanings for each card, but also provides a short summary for every tale that the cards are based on.

 

The Fairytale Tarot Kit or The Fairytale Tarot Deck: For a Happy Ever After includes both the deck of cards and the book regarding this particular deck of cards.

Let's start by talking about the book about this Tarot Cards deck.

The book has 208 pages. It includes a number of spreads with interpretations as well as some historical background and bibliography.

There is also a synopsis for each of the Fairy Tales that the cards were based on. As for the Tarot deck, you get 78 fully illustrated cards.

The artwork of the cards look really nice and amazing. It's also full of color and vibrancy. It would definitely remind you of Fairy Tales.

The Seven of Swords Tarot Card, from The Fairytale Tarot by Karen Mahony, Alex Ukolov, Irena Triskova, is based on the fairy tale of The Frog Prince
The Seven of Swords Tarot Card, from The Fairytale Tarot by Karen Mahony, Alex Ukolov, Irena Triskova, is based on the fairy tale of The Frog Prince

Below the name of the Tarot Card, you can see the name of the Fairy Tale that the particular card was based on.

For instance, for the The Emperor Tarot Card, you can see The Emperor and the Nightingale written below the words "The Emperor".

The Emperor and the Nightingale is a Fairy Tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

The Ten of Wands card is based on the Fairy Tale called The Sorceror's Apprentice, which is a German story by Goethe.

If you want to see more images of the Tarot Cards from this deck, you can check out the Amazon product page of item number one featured to the right, which has some customer images.

You can also check out the site called Aeclectic.net, which also has some images of The Fairytale Tarot.

2. Inner Child Cards

by Isha Lerner (Author), Mark Lerner (Author), Christopher Guilfoil (Illustrator)

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The Inner Child Cards: A Fairy-Tale Tarot is the new and updated edition of the Inner Child Cards.

The book has 320 pages and is in paperback while the publication date is year 2001.

This item includes a book on the Inner Child Cards and the Tarot deck itself. The Inner Child Cards Tarot deck is full of vibrant colors and excellent artwork.

Inner Child Cards: A Fairy-Tale Tarot
Inner Child Cards: A Fairy-Tale Tarot

You get 78 full color Tarot Cards with this item as well as a 320-page book with 84 black and white illustrations

 

The illustrations of the cards look like they were drawn and then colored with crayons.

The cards are very large so it also means they come across as very detailed.

Fairy Tale characters are used to portray the cards. For instance, The High Priestess card is the Fairy Godmother while The Moon card is Cinderella.

If you want to see more sample images of this Tarot Cards deck, you can check out the site Aeclectic.net as Amazon.com does not have any more images of these cards aside from the ones that you can see here.

3. Whimsical Tarot Deck

by Dorothy Morrison (Author), Mary Hanson-Roberts (Illustrator)

Whimsical Tarot Deck
Whimsical Tarot Deck

The Whimsical Tarot Cards deck is perfectly suitable for both children and adults and those that are "young at heart".

You can use this deck to introduce children and beginners to Tarot Cards.

 

The two items that you can see featured to the right from Amazon.com are practically the same.

The first one is Whimsical Tarot Deck and this item includes both the Tarot Cards and the book that goes with this Tarot deck.

The second item is The Whimsical Tarot Book: A Deck for Children and the Young at Heart and this one only includes the paperback book. The book has 204 pages.

It would be especially useful and helpful for beginners to Tarot Cards. The style of the book makes it easy to read and understand.

The artwork of the Whimsical Tarot Deck is beautiful. It would remind you of the illustrations of Fairy Tales for children.

You can say that the art can really be "whimsical". Children and the young at heart would surely love looking at the images in this Fairy Tale-themed deck. This deck has a very optimistic outlook and a light feel to it.

If you're interested in seeing some sample images of the Tarot Cards of this deck, then you can check out Aeclectic.net, which has a number of images that really showcase the artwork as well as the feel of this deck.

4. The Fairy Tale Tarot

by Lisa Hunt (Author, Illustrator)

The Fairy Tale Tarot by Lisa Hunt (Author, Illustrator)
The Fairy Tale Tarot by Lisa Hunt (Author, Illustrator)

The item featured to the right from Amazon.com includes both the book and the deck of cards on The Fairy Tale Tarot.

The author and illustrator of The Fairy Tale Tarot Cards and book, Lisa Hunt, is actually well-known in the world of Tarot Cards. She was the creator of such Tarot decks as the Shapeshifter Tarot and the Celtic Dragon Tarot.

The book has 312 pages. It includes a preface, introduction and even a bibliography. There is information on Fairy Tales, the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana.

The artwork of The Fairy Tale Tarot Cards is simply gorgeous and marvelous. The cards are filled with much color and detail. They really seem to look magical and fantastic.

The Major Arcana cards are labeled with Roman numeral numbers. The Fool card is 0 and has been renamed Innocence.

The Fairy Tale Tarot
The Fairy Tale Tarot

Lisa Hunt's The Fairy Tale Tarot includes both a deck of cards and a book to help you better understand the meanings of these cards as well as how to use them.

 

The other cards have been renamed too. For instance, we have The High Priestess card as The Sorceress, The Empress card as The Fairy Godmother and The World card as Happily Ever After.

As you can see, even the names of the cards have Fairy Tale themes.

The cards themselves depict scenes from Fairy Tales and Fairy Tale characters.

For example, the Innocence card depicts The Little Red Riding Hood with the evil wolf behind her.

For more sample Tarot Cards images for this deck, you can check out the customer images of this product from Amazon.com. Aeclectic.net also has other images from this deck.

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Conclusion

Any one of the Tarot Cards decks with Fairy Tale themes featured above are all great choices for Tarot decks.

If you're looking for new decks to add to your growing collection of Tarot Cards, then these Fairy Tale-themed decks are definitely something you should consider as they all look excellent and extraordinary.

If you're looking for new Tarot Cards to try out or to use, then you can opt to go with any of these Tarot decks with Fairy Tale themes especially if you like Fairy Tales.

These decks would surely remind you of many different Fairy Tale stories from around the world. Check out the sample images of these decks and see for yourself if the cards might resonate or appeal to you. If they do, then consider acquiring the Tarot Cards for yourself.

Pic credits: The images are enlarged pics of the products from Amazon.com

© 2013 Ceres Schwarz

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