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February Round Up

Goodbye February! You were very productive but I’m ready for signs of springtime.


My 4 favourite photos

from my Instagram (L-R, top-bottom). So little to choose from this month!

  • Rabi-Dango in my new Fuji bowl (I posted this on @sckawaii)
  • Pet Shop Boys at Glasgow SEC
  • Books by my bed
  • Snowy seafront view

Fave 5 from the blog

New stuff in my shops highlights


On My Wish List

AKA things I’m probably going to buy if I don’t get them for my birthday!

wishlist february

Sumikko Gurashi Onigiri pouch | Little Worm enamel pin by Pony People
Miffy face mug | Bows and Triangles plate by Ninainvorm


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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