asking for trouble

Hello from Japan!

tokyo donut

Just a quick hello from Japan where I have been finding that everything is prettier and cuter than ever before! Just look at this donut.

japan 2016

If you haven’t been checking my Instagram or Kaiwa Japan Tumblr blog, you should catch up as I’ve been posting photos and diary lists every day. I have so much more to share when I get back too.

I’ve got about a week left here and so many things I still want to see!

PS. there’s still plenty time to enter my giveaway!


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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