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A Gift From DENY Designs

DENY designs

You might remember last year that DENY Designs sent me one of my Cakeify pillows in the post. I was still surprised to get another package last week, this time containing a set of coasters with my Happy Sun design! They’re really nice quality – super shiny and wipe clean with great detail.

I have thirteen coaster set designs available and they’re $15 for a set of four.


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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