asking for trouble

August 2013

  • Summer Holiday (Part 1)

    Summer Holiday (Part 1)

    I finally got to sort through my holiday photos and get them uploaded to Flickr. Looking at all these beaches is making me sad! Almost…

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  • Japan Links #11

    Japan Links #11

    While I haven’t been able to do much recently, reading Japan blogs has been easy enough. Here’s some more interesting links for you. I thought…

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  • Expect The Unexpected

    Expect The Unexpected

    When I wrote my big post of blogging tips, one thing I missed was that if you schedule a lot of posts be careful of…

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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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