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How To Work Magic With Poppets

In the witchcraft tradition, poppets are dolls made to represent a specific person for a magical purpose. Each poppet is unique because it is made by the witch who is casting the spell. Many people associate this magical tool with curses, but it’s like any other magical tool. Sure, poppets can be used to curse, but they’re also used for healing, manifesting, and protection spells.

How To Make A Beautiful Altar Cloth

I believe that we, as witches, hold a lot of power. Because of this, I love to add my own personal touches to my magical tools. With a bit of intention, creativity, and love, a regular object can be elevated to become something powerful and sacred. A handmade altar cloth is a wonderful, and surprisingly simple, way to add a bit of personal power to your sacred space.

How To Use Old Books & Antiques In Your Magic

Many witches are familiar with the traditional magical tools—crystals, herbs, oils, and candles to name a few—but other objects hold powerful energy as well. Old things can be particularly powerful. Maybe you’ve sensed that energy when you’ve visited a historical landmark, a browsed a used bookstore, or spent an afternoon antiquing. Using this potent energy can be a fun and fascinating way to boost your spells.

How To Make & Use A Magic Wand

I’m a big advocate of making your own magical tools. That way you can infuse the tool with your own personal energy and power. This creates a strong bond between you and your magical tool, which will make your spells all the more powerful. As far as crafts go, making a magic wand is a lot of fun, and will probably make you feel like a kid again. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend an evening, wand-making is a wonderful activity to do on your own or with your witchy friends.

How To Make Candles For Spells And Rituals

When I first discovered modern witchcraft, I found myself drawn to candle magic. I found candles comforting because I associated them with birthday wishes and cozy nights on the couch with a cup of tea. As a new witch, candle magic seemed accessible to me. I knew how to light candles—I’d done it a million times. I figured, why not try a little magic while I was at it?