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New 5 Year Diary for 2020-2024

A new edition of my 5 Year Diary is now available for 2020-2024 through

5 Year Diary for 2020-2024

I’ve been making – and using – these diaries since 2011 and still enjoy it. They have space for a short entry every day for 5 years so it’s fun to look back at the similarities and differences in your days each year. There’s also profile pages to track your life changes and favourite things, plus space to note birthdays and anniversaries.

5 Year Diary for 2020-2024

You can buy your diary now from – they use various printing companies worldwide so shipping is usually very affordable. They often have discounts too so keep checking their homepage. There’s more photos and information in my shop.

5 Year Diary for 2020-2024

If you’re in the UK, I’ll also be selling my test copy from these photos (and an extra one with the wrong cover that Lulu messed up!) at half price after I’ve brought it to the Etsy market on December 1st. I’ll be offering it to my patrons first.


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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