The Celtic Cross Spread (10 cards)
Works best when used to answer specific questions
Card 1 The present
Card 2 The immediate challenge your facing
Card 3 Distant past this will be the root of your question
Card 4 More recent past events taking place not necesarily connected to your question
Card 5 The best that can be achieved
Card 6 Immediate future next few days or week
Card 7 Factors or inner feelings affecting the situation
Card 8 External influences
Card 9 Hopes or fears around the situation
Card 10 The final outcome
Romany Spread (15 cards)
Cards 1, 2 and 3 show the present and near future events, normally within three months.
Cards 4, 8 and 12 show the natural future, i.e. events as they are most likely to occur.
Cards 5, 9 and 13 are alternative future cards they may show an alternative path you can take if things are not good.
Cards 6, 10 and 14 show the recent past, the backdrop to the present.
Cards 7, 11 and 15 represent what you are bringing to the situation.