The Hummingbird Wisdom Oracle Cards by Ellen Valladares Illustrated by Vasmeen Westwood

Welcome to Dark Reads and Deck Reviews, today I’m reviewing the stunning, brand new Hummingbird Wisdom Oracle cards. Many thanks to Jen and Schiffer/Red Feather MBS for sending me a copy to review.

About The Deck

The way of the Hummingbird is a path, one of lightness and joy, and one of power and strength. These oracle cards are filled with inspiration and guidance to help you connect to your divinity, explore the seen and unseen, and embrace your unique, epic journey in this lifetime.

You are meant to live a life filled with blessings, and the Hummingbird offers its magical, gentle wisdom to guide you there.

In this easy-to-use deck, you’ll be immersed into the fun, mystical world of the Hummingbird with 44 exquisitely designed cards and a detailed guidebook with expanded messages, affirmations, and exercises to enhance and deepen your personal growth.

Spread your wings and embark on a delightful, nectar-filled flight toward living a more conscious life filled with sweetness and joy.

  • Publisher ‎- Red Feather (15 Mar. 2022)
  • ISBN-10 ‎- 0764362720
  • ISBN-13 ‎- 978-0764362729

The Packaging

Red Feather are really on point with their packaging, again this deck comes in a beautiful compact box with a magnetic fastening and it opens like a book.

It looks lovely on the shelf!

The Guidebook

This is a really well put together little guide book. It is soft cover and has 112 pages.

There is lots of information in addition to the card meanings. There are spreads, information on how to prepare and use the deck as well as techniques for meditation, self appreciation and much more.

There is a double page for each card with a full colour image and key phrase on one page and the in depth card meaning and Affirmation on the other

The Cards

I have to start by saying these cards are absolutely stunning! The artwork is whimsical and immersive and I love every one.

The card backs are as beautiful as the fronts!

Each card has a name and a little key phrase which is brilliant, the messages are clear and there is so much to pick up intuitively from the art as well.

This Deck is full of positivity and an amazing tool for self development, love and acceptance. It gives lovely readings and would also complement Tarot spreads as well.

This beautiful Deck comes highly recommended from me, it will spread positivity through your readings weather you are reading for yourself or others.

About The Author

Ellen Wolfson Valladares is an award-winning writer/author, workshop facilitator, community volunteer, and mother. A native Floridian, she grew up in St. Petersburg and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Florida. She has worked as an editor, public relations professional, and freelance writer.

Her articles have appeared in numerous publications and she was a frequent contributor to South Florida Parenting magazine where two of her articles received Gold and Silver awards from the Parenting Publications of America. Currently, she writes for several alumni magazines at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Fla. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) and a member and former Board member of the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA).

She published her first children’s novel, Jonathan’s Journey to Mount Miapu, in 2008, under her company, Argami Productions. The book received several awards, including a Mom’s Choice Gold Award and the 2009 Coalition of Visionary Resources Visionary Awards Book of the Year award.

Valladares has also taught numerous workshops in the South Florida area on a variety of metaphysical topics, including angels, intuition, meditation, and life purpose. She has a meditation CD, entitled “Healing and Manifestation with the Archangels,” that is sold throughout the country.

She lives in Weston, Fla., with her husband, two sons, two dogs (Flash and Chili Pepper), and the newest member of the family, a kitty named Zelda.

About The Illustrator

Yasmeen Westwood is a self-taught photomanipulation artist living in West Sussex in the United Kingdom. She had always wished to be an artist but could not paint or draw.

Then she came across Photoshop. Her passion for playing with images led to the creation of her first deck, The Tarot of Enchanted Dreams.

She has been a finalist for her artwork, for the MPower, Mums in Business National Business Awards. Yasmeen lives on the South Coast of England, by the sea, with her son, Arran.

A Card For The Collective

I have pulled a card with the intention for whoever needs to see it. Hopefully it will resonate with some of you!

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