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My new fabric designs arrived!

vintage flowers

My new fabric designs arrived this morning from Spoonflower – so exciting! I ripped the package apart in seconds and was delighted to see the colours all came out perfectly – hurray! They all look marvellous and will be available for you to buy very very soon.

I normally hate posts full of big photos but I have to post all these. YAY!

sun and rain


bunny and panda


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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