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Sunshine Cats For Print-on-Demand

The Sunshine Cat from my 2022 calendar is now available on lots of fun products for summer in my print-on-demand stores.

sunshine cat pillow

I’m not adding all my calendar illustrations and this one was on the maybe list but it got a nice response so I decided to go for it. I did change the background to more ‘summer day’ blue and also made a basic repeat pattern. I do love it when a design works on the round pillows at Zazzle.

sunshine cats on Redbubble, Society6, TeePublic & Zazzle
Can cosies at Zazzle, water bottles at Redbubble, Society6 & Zazzle
hats at Redbubble, beach towels at Society6

Both the pattern and individual characters are now available at Redbubble, Society6, TeePublic & Zazzle on all the usual range of products – apparel, stationery, art, phone cases, bags, homeware, kitchenware, bedding and lots more. They look especially fun on outdoor & garden products, partyware and clothing. See you at the beach!

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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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