The best angel cards for guidance from the heavenly realms

Here is our guide to the best angel card decks out there and everything you need to know when buying yours. 


by Ellen Kinsey |

Angel cards are filled with inspirational and uplifting messages from your celestial guides and are a much easier entry point into card reading than tarot, as anyone can pick them up and read the meanings and messages.

If you are looking for guidance or reassurance, then angel cards are a great way to connect with your guardian angels, as well as the Ascended Masters, fairies, goddesses, and any collective considered spiritually evolved to the same level as angels and receive messages from them.

Without further ado, here is our guide to the best angel card decks out there and everything you need to know when buying yours.

Related: The very best oracle decks for self-reflection and enhancing your spiritual practice

The best angel card decks 2022:

Mystical Wisdom Card Deck by Gaye Guthrie & Josephine Wall  

Best angel card deck for beginners
Mystical Wisdom

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Featuring a variety of mystical beings, vibrant artwork, and positive messages, this is the best angel card deck for beginners. With cards featuring archangels, goddesses, spirit animals, fairies and fantastical, mystical creatures, this 46-card set comes with a 64-page guidebook full of wisdom. 

Review: "What a joy to receive these absolutely beautiful cards; the more you look into these cards, the more is revealed to you. The book that comes with it is very well written and would be excellent for beginners as each card is explained. It's a very gentle deck of cards. A pleasure to use."

Angel Cards Original by Kathy Tyler  

Best simple angel card deck
Angel cards Kathy Tyler

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This deck is an international best-seller with over 1.3 million sold in six languages. The cards are illustrated with simple artwork featuring one-word messages, and the meanings are very straightforward, making it an essential in every collection. 

Review: "I love these little angel cards; I was first introduced to them in group therapy as prompt cards to aid reflection and promote positive thinking and discussion. I've now purchased my own set to use myself and with clients. Just as expected with the bonus of complimentary stickers. Very happy with my purchase."

Angel Tarot Cards by Radleigh Valentine  

Best tarot angel card deck
Angel cards Kathy Tyler

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Radleigh Valentine’s deck is filled with symbolism and imagery. Featuring fairies, mermaids, angels, and unicorns and the stories behind their mythology, it will provide you with guidance to your questions. 

All of the messages and artwork by Steve A. Roberts are positive while still maintaining the energy of a traditional tarot deck.  

Review: “After researching Angel cards online, I was not really sure what I wanted to start out with, so I decided on this box. There are basically two packs in one box here, the artwork is lovely, and the guidebook is informative. All in all, these are good for a newbie in Angel cards.”

Keepers of the Light by Kyle Gray  

Best angel card deck that embraces teachings from ancient and modern times
Kyle Grey Keepers of the light

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Kyle Gray is a household name in the UK and became one of Britain's youngest professional mediums at 16 years old. This angel card deck uses beautiful, contemporary imagery and traditional symbols hand-drawn by artist Lily Moses.  

This deck features 45 Ascended Masters, spiritual deities and beings from many cultures worldwide and encompasses spiritual teachings from ancient to modern times.  

Review: "I am an intuitive oracle card reader and the owner of many decks, including Kyle's first deck 'Angel Prayers' (which I love!), but I have never encountered a more beautiful, stunning and incredibly well-chosen card deck. The selection of Ascended Masters and Spiritual Guides far outweighs any other deck currently available. I look forward to sharing this oracle deck with my clients, and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for clear, loving and all-around fantastic guidance.

Angel Wishes by Debbie Malone 

Best angel card deck for your daily rituals
Angel Wishes

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This angel card deck comprises 52 affirmation cards in a sturdy cardboard box with a magnetic clasp. Each card features a positive affirmation channelled through Debbie from her angels. There are no images on the cards, but the messages from the angels are clear and have the highest vibration. It is the perfect deck to use in your daily morning routine. 

Review: "These cards are adorable. They are great for giving a final message from the angels in a reading. The quality is excellent, and they have a lovely glossy finish. The fluffy wings on the box are a nice touch.

Angels and Ancestors Oracle Cards: A 55-Card Deck and Guidebook 

Best angel card for connecting with your angels and ancestors
Angels and Ancestors

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These oracle cards, beautifully illustrated by Lily Moses and created by Kyle Gray, allow you to connect with countless guides who want to share their knowledge and healing with us. In retrospect, to all cultures or religions, angels have always had one mission: to love and guide humans. This pack contains 55 oracle cards that draw from Celtic, Native American, Aboriginal and earth-based spiritualities.   

It comes with a guidebook which will help you unlock their secrets and messages and four sections divided into Sacred Ones, Guardians and Messengers, Warrior Symbols and Seasons. If you are looking for a deck that is grounding and based on ancestors and mythology, this would be an excellent choice.  

Review: “The Angels and Ancestors Oracle Cards, the latest release by Kyle Gray, comes in the standard Hay House box with accompanying book BUT the moment you remove the cards from their wrapper, you soon realise there is nothing standard about this deck at all, it is exceptional! Lily Moses’ artwork is so beautiful, and powerful, and there are cards here you could hold and sit with and never tire of looking at.”

Angel card FAQs

How do angel cards work?

Angel cards work by drawing guidance and intuitive thoughts from the angels. The guidebook your deck comes with will help you understand the messages, but with practice, you will find you pick up your own messages from the cards. The pictures may also suggest a different meaning to you than the explanation in the book, so go with your instinct and gut feeling first.

How do you read angel cards?

When doing a reading for yourself, ask your angels to answer a question you have in mind or offer you guidance by choosing the relevant cards. If you are doing a reading for someone else, dedicate the cards to whomever you are doing the reading for by asking the angels to use the cards as their link to whoever you are with.

How to shuffle oracle decks:

Ensure that you reach a higher meditative state and get in touch with your intuition by shuffling your oracle cards.

Follow the advice in this video to successfully shuffle your oracle deck and receive a message truly meant for you.

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