This is the tarot study journal keyed with the SKT that I promised back when I shared the downloads for the tarot journal collab with Scarlet, linked here.
Tarot Study Journal
The Tarot Study Journal is for you to record all your card meanings and correspondences reference material. The structure of this journal is the same as the one previously shared for the tarot journal collab, except this one includes the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot deck. In other words, it’s a study journal for the Tarot de Marseilles, Rider-Waite-Smith, Thoth, and the SKT.
For those who have been following along the Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell video lecture series, this Tarot Study Journal is basically keyed to that video lecture series. So you can print out a copy of this journal and take all your notes from the lecture series in these pages.
Since those with the SKT deck have the Medium White Book for card meanings, I would recommend not necessarily copying word for word card meanings I’ve provided to you for the SKT, but rather, only include the ones that actually resonate with you and additional meanings for the cards you’ve discovered in your personal journeying with the deck.
Cover design download
If you’d prefer to design your own cover, set the dimensions to 6.0″ x 9.0″, resolution at 300 dpi, and make sure to leave about 0.20″ for bleed. You’ll need two separate image files, one for the front and one for the back, if you plan on uploading and using them to print via Lulu.
The PDF download is formatted with mirror margins and an additional 0.3″ gutter for 6″ x 9″ standard trade paperback printing.
For those savvy enough to totally personalize their own journal, click on the above hyperlink to download the DOCX file for MS Word.
However, do not print the DOCX file directly from your printer until you have checked every page to make sure nothing happened to the page formatting. Different versions of MS Word do different things to the formatting. Also, if you don’t have any of the fonts I used in the document downloaded on your computer, then those fonts won’t show, and something wonky will appear instead. So you must double-check the pages before printing from my DOCX.
This DOCX download is provided so that you can customize your own page layouts in case the one I’ve made doesn’t quite work for you. (And that’s okay.) We’re unique individuals and so we all have different personal preferences. My personal preference might not be the one that works for you. That’s why I’m giving you the original DOCX files so you can change the layout and design until you love it.
Home or office printing instructions
If you will be printing these journal pages out yourself on US Letter size paper, then you’ll need to change your PDF reader’s printer settings.
If you want to print at full-size, US Letter, for a very large journal that you’ll punch three holes into and place in a binder, or spiral coil bind yourself, then make sure you select the Size option “Fit.” Also make sure you’re printing on both sides.
Always test a couple pages first, before attempting to print the entire file and finding out after you’ve wasted hundreds of pages and who knows how much expensive printer ink that you did it wrong. So always, always test-print.
If you want a smaller size journal that’s roughly A5, which you can bind yourself, then click on the “Booklet” option, print both sides, and select “Left” binding. The journal will print two pages per face per sheet, which you can then assemble from the US Letter size print paper into a small A5 carry-around bound journal.
If you’re saying “no thank you” to all of that and just want to click a button, pay, and order the hard copy journal, then click on the above link. =)
The down side to ordering my default version through Lulu is you do not get to customize your cover design. The PDF download is formatted for Lulu printing, so if you definitely want a fully customized and personalized journal cover, then you have to go through the upload process on your own over at Lulu.
Please note that I make $1.78 in commission from every order. So $11.50 of the price goes to Lulu, not me.
You may also be interested in the Tarot Readings Diary, keyed specifically for working with the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot deck. It is a study journal template formatted as a companion to the free Esoteric Tarot Online Course for learning the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot system.
The PDF and DOCX downloads of the diary template are free. There’s also a direct link to Lulu for ordering a printed spiral coil-bound copy.