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August Favourites

Goodbye August! Here’s a look back at my favourite stuff.

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My 4 favourite photos

From @marcelinesmith & @averyquietstreet on Instagram (L-R, top-bottom)

  • The Waverley’s last visit of the year. It had some technical problems and ended up staying here all afternoon.
  • My backpack badges with a new one from tinrobo.
  • My to-read pile. I did get the top 3 back to the library.
  • My first look at the newly-renovated local park – they’ve done so much work on it and it’s going to be great.

Fave 5 from the blog

Other things I wrote

5 Links I loved

  • There’s another interactive digital art museum open in Tokyo and this one looks even more fun with water elements.
  • I’ve always wanted to visit Kagoshima in Japan where there’s an active volcano. I’m glad Amy from Cakes With Faces went and made a video. It looks just as awesome as I imagined.
  • Natasja has been reviewing her favourite Japanese stationery shops on kao-ani, if you need any more shopping inspiration.
  • If you’ve thought about having your own enamel pins made, Becky (AKA the Pink Samurai) has a great series of videos on YouTube explaining the whole process.
  • This Twitter account of endless cute bunnies has really made my days better.

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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