I'm taking you along with me as I create a new card deck for myself. I will create it with an American Indian theme as I did once before. What is Lenormand? - check out my previous article.
Card 2 - the Dreamcatcher
This is where artistic license comes into play.
The original card for #2 is actually the Clover, but this is not a significant item in American Indian culture, so I thought about the meaning of the card and finally decided that the Dreamcatcher was the closest I could come to in symbolism.
When we think of the clover, we tend to think in terms of:
As it evolves into the dreamcatcher, I'm thinking in terms of:
- bad dreams leaving
- good things staying
- luck and good fortune
(Not so much in the sense of gambling now.)
In a reading the dreamcatcher will add these messages to another card - if combined with a tipi, I'd be looking at a happy or lucky home. A place of happiness and good rest.
For my new card, I hit Google Images search, looking for something with CC0 (Creative Commons 0) licensing meaning that I don't always have to remember to credit someone - essential if I were to start doing paid readings with these cards.
I also had to find out which traditional playing card is associated with this card. So, here is my result:
Note: Readings are entertainment only (legally). You are in charge of your own destiny.