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New Pattern: Pastel Planets (25% off today)

This week’s Sunday pattern is my Pastel Planets and now available in my on-demand stores.

kawaii pastel planets pattern

It looks pretty simple but getting the stars to balance out was so tricky! These random-looking scattered patterns are way more complicated than grids.

kawaii pastel planets society6 redbubble

It’s now available in my Society6 & Redbubble stores on tons of fun products including homeware, stationery, bags, gadget cases, art prints and more. I think this is a really calming pattern for bedrooms. There’s 25% off everything today at Society6 so you can save some money making your home cuter.

kawaii pastel planets pattern zazzle

I also took some time to finally update my Zazzle store so there’s even more amazing products including paper cups and plates for parties, wrapping paper, tags and tissue, customisable cards and more. How perfect is that table lamp? There’s 15% off everything today, and I’ve also added my Lemons & Limes, which look great on kitchenware. Party Rings will be available very soon.


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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