asking for trouble

October Round Up

Goodbye October. You were very busy and spooky cute!

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My 4 favourite photos

from my Instagram (L-R, top-bottom)

  • Just a small part of my gigantic zine collection, before I moved it.
  • Haunted Halloween cake!
  • My Halloween fireplace at night – so cosy
  • Clear skies mean pretty pictures but freezing temperatures

Fave 5 from the blog

Other Things I Wrote

Since is no more (still devastated), I set up a new tumblr for lists. It is NOT THE SAME but it’s better than nothing. See also #ListsIWouldWrite on Twitter.

Links I Loved


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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