asking for trouble

Weekend Wrap Up

Just arrived today! My new solar system badges will be available exclusively at @shanalogic soon.

It was another week of exciting parcels, and the above was my very favourite! You’ll be hearing more about this in a few weeks, but this solar system badge set will be available exclusively at Shana Logic!

Links I Loved

– Those crazy folks at Serious Eats have been asking the question – will it waffle? The answer has been very much so, and it’s incredible fun – pizza waffles! pastry waffles! macaroni cheese waffles! It’s a good thing I don’t own a waffle iron.
– Also really enjoyed David Lebovitz sharing what’s for lunch at Google HQ.
– Kao-ani has a great round-up of cute Fruity Summer Crafts if you’re looking for a fun bank holiday project.

On My Wish List

skinnylaminx AcornParty

DIY Fabric Squares by  skinnylaminx | Star Constellations Button Set by AcornParty

Offers and Reminders

– 30% off at DENY Designs through Monday with the code SUNSOUT.
– Free shipping worldwide + $5 off tees in my Society6 shop through Monday.
– 20% off everything at Zazzle through Monday with code LANDOFTAFREE.
– 15% off different categories daily in my DaWanda shop through Monday.
– My £1 Zine Sale is still on – go download some stuff for cheap.
Win 3 yards of Spoonflower’s new faux suede fabric. You could choose one of my designs!


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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