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Solar System Sneak Peeks

solar system

The first of my new gift wrap designs is being printed as you read this. As expected, I went with a space theme and it was a fun weekend designing the matching tags and stickers. The gift wrap itself was a bit of a process. You’d think I could use re-use my fabric repeat but that’s not how it works. I wanted a bigger size and to add more of the extra characters (comets, stars, rockets), so I pretty much had to completely re-do the repeat. Fun times.

solar system

I also ordered some badges for a new set that will be different to the set at Shana Logic. These two will be included, plus two more. Hopefully all this should be here in the next 2-3 weeks – I can’t wait!


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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