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New! Pins, Badges & Stickers

I’ve just added lots of cute new products to my shop so let’s have a look! All prices include free UK shipping and there’s 15% off any order of £15 or more.

kawaii summer pins

Summer Wooden Pins

My latest set of wooden pins are all about summer with Ice Cream Cone & Ice Lolly/Popsicle, Pineapple, Rainbow & Cloud – and a Happy Pencil. They look so colourful and cute and I’m already wearing a pencil. They’re available individually and in sets from £5.50.

kawaii cat badges

Cute Cats Badges

The cute cats (or kawaii kittens!) from my 100 Days of Kawaii Characters are back as a set of badges. You can buy all 4 together for £5 or choose your favourite 1 or 2 cats.

kawaii banana stickers

Banana Stickers

The latest addition to my new range of vinyl stickers are some happy Bananas. These will cheer up just about anything and can be used outside too. Prices start at £2.

kawaii stickers

Assorted Stickers Pack

If you love to collect stickers, or are just can’t choose, I’ve made up some sticker packs with 5 characters for £6. It’s the only way to get my holographic Bunny sticker – unless you join my Patreon where they’re available individually in my Trouble Club Shop.

Hope there’s something you like! I’ll also be adding everything to my Etsy shop later today so check back if you prefer to buy there.


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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