asking for trouble

Jammie Dodger Brooches

Which Jammie Dodger brooch is your favourite - felt heart or painted heart? They're both in my shop!

My Jammie Dodger brooches have been getting ready for Valentine’s Day. As well as the felt heart versions, there are now hand-painted ones available too. Which is your favourite?

The laser cutters sent my stuff flat this time. It's like a very easy jigsaw puzzle!

The laser cutters sent them flat this time, which was fun. It’s like a very easy jigsaw puzzle!


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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