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Inver Cottage

GCM at Inver Cottage

Well, we all had  a lovely day out at Inver Cottage on Saturday. The above was our view out of the Boathouse window all day, at the old Castle Lachlan. I think we all made the mistake of thinking it was a lovely sunny day and not realising it would be FREEZING. Especially sitting in a boathouse all day. Next time I am bringing my boots, scarf and mittens!

We still had a great day though, with lots of lovely people coming by for a browse and some lunch – it’s always nice to meet a brand new audience. My only gripe was setting up my card carousel for the first time and not selling a single card! Maybe everyone was overwhelmed by its brilliance?

Below are some of the stalls in the boat house (there were more upstairs too). Afterwards, me and Katy stayed on for dinner which was amazing and then had to drive back in the pitch dark – spooky. We’re just firming up details for a return trip at the beginning of December so keep your diaries free – it really is worth the drive!

GCM at Inver Cottage

Lots and lots of new products have finally arrived next week – I’ll show you some tomorrow or keep an eye on the shop!


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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