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2011 Bunny Cards

2011 Card #1

Ever since I went to art school, I have always made cards of some description to send to my friends and family at Christmas. This year I did something a little bit different because Japan was full of totally adorable bunny themed New Year’s cards (I will need to scan the brochures I picked up) and everything you could imagine to make your own adorable bunny cards. So I bought some super cute stickers and used them for Christmas/New Year cards.

2011 Card #2

Each card has a slightly different combination of stickers and papers – you can see two examples here but all the origami paper squares are different colours and there are different small stickers on some. Once I ran out of obviously 2011 stickers, I had to make some of my own to make the New Year theme more obvious – not everyone knows it’s the Year of the Rabbit.

2011 Card #3

Anyway, they turned out pretty cute I think. I didn’t quite have enough for everyone on my list so I also sent out a few of these sweet snow bunny postcards from Parco in Shibuya – I love them so much!

Anyway, I just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas too, and I’ll be back with more posts next week.


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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