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Thistledown oracle deck

Thistledown is created by Stephanie Burrows and Illustrated by Adam Oehlers.


  • DECK SIZE: Thistledown consists of 50 oracle cards + a thank you card, an extra art card depicting a beautiful thistle (this art card will be exclusive to the first printing of this deck only), two double-sided companion reference sheets with card meanings, and two blank cards to protect the deck.


  • CARD SIZE: The cards measure 70mm x 110mm (roughly 2.75 x 4.33 inches). The cards are borderless with rounded corners.


  • CARD BACKS: Donned in browns, oranges, and blues (and tying the cards together beautifully), the card backs feature a peaceful fox sleeping amongst the thistles, not a care in the world.


  • CARD STOCK: The cards are printed on eco-friendly, 400gsm, FSC accredited/carbon balanced paper and printed using veggie inks. They are protected by a matte, anti-scuff laminate.


  • BOX: The cards are housed in a light brown, 350gsm tuck flap box (with an easy-to-open lid and a glued base); beautifully embossed in green, veggie-based ink in a woodland design.


Each copy of Thistledown includes a uniquely numbered  Certificate of Authenticity.


Since we want to keep Thistledown as eco-friendly as possible, no physical guidebook will accompany this oracle deck, and there are no plans for one. Instead, we will include two double-sided companion reference sheets with meanings that thoughtfully depict the nature of each card, allowing the deck to be read intuitively.


An accompanying PDF guidebook will be emailed automatically upon purchase.



Unlike their tarot cousins, which follow a fixed system of 78 cards (22 Major Arcana and 56 Minor Arcana), oracle decks come in all shapes and sizes. We've seen oracle decks with as little as 20 cards and others with as many as 100. We've seen tiny cards, and we've seen really large cards. They can feature anything from the moon's phases to North American animal symbolism, cuddly cryptids, to a creator's daily walks through a cemetery. There are so many decks out there, and the choice seems endless. That's such a beautiful thing!


With Thistledown, we decided to create an oracle deck of 50 cards; each card featuring a keyword and an illustration that revolves around the concept of the keyword. 


The nifty thing about oracle cards is that they can be interpreted in various ways depending on your situation or mood. You could pull a single card to focus your day or draw a few cards to gain a new perspective. Place a card on your altar for inspiration, or use the cards for goal setting, introspection, story writing, or journaling. Or you could pull a card because you love the artwork and want to get lost in a world that’s different from your own. The possibilities are endless.


A NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING: Please remember that shipping times are estimates and are not guaranteed. Additionally, experience has shown us that some packages can take up to 35+ days to be delivered; however, the vast majority are delivered in a timely manner. While we aim to dispatch orders promptly, unfortunately, we cannot promise on-time delivery, and we cannot provide more information than what the tracking shows (if applicable).


A NOTE ABOUT CUSTOMS: It is the buyer’s sole responsibility to be current on any customs fees or VAT taxes that may be applicable to their purchase order. We are not liable for customs fees or VAT taxes that your country charges you, the importer, nor are we responsible for any delays in delivery on account of customs. Customs policies vary widely from country to country, so we recommend you check your local government's customs rules for more information.


EU customers kindly note that the UK has now left the EU. Orders shipping to addresses within the EU may be subject to additional handling and disbursement charges upon delivery, which are set solely by the EU country the order is being shipped to. Please be aware of your country's fees before placing your order.

Thistledown oracle deck

  • Actual colours may vary. This is because every computer monitor, laptop, tablet and phone screen has a different capability to display colours, and everyone sees these colours differently. We edit our photos to show all of our products as life-like as possible, but please understand the actual colour may vary slightly from your monitor.

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