Welcome to The Blind Thistle! I’m Pamela and this is my little space here on the Internet.
This is the place where I keep my photography (sometimes with a little bit of magic) design tips and things I’ve learned about living an intentional and slow life.
We can connect right here or say Hi! on Instagram or Facebook!


And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

John Muir

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10 pounds of sh*t in a 5 pound bag.

We are all feeling it right? The close and sometimes suffocating confines, a feeling like the walls are closing in around us? It is a regular occurrence for most people these days with government imposed lock-downs and curfews due to COVID-19. For the first time in our lives the whole family is under one roof…

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A view from the loo…

Not all washrooms have a window with a great view or amazing details and features that bring interest to the room. In fact most washrooms lack any kind of interest or beauty at all and I think that is just a darn shame. After all, you spend a good portion of your day in this…

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Free design advice?

The minute someone finds out that I am a retired Interior Designer I get asked a LOT for advice or guidance. These days I love to help and offer what I can, but it wasn’t always that way. When I worked in the industry I was hesitant to dole out free advice because it would…

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