asking for trouble

Back from the beach

I am back from my holidays and had a lovely time – thanks for all your nice comments on the last post. I’m going to be tied up with stuff for Made in the Shade (and sleep, and LOST finale) for the next couple of days so you’ve got a little longer to add your name for the purse giveaway. I’ll pick a winner on Sunday probably.

I’ve got about 200 photos to go through so expect to see them turning up on my Flickr soon. I’ll also need to photograph all the great things I bought and was given, and the awesome contents of all the packages that were awaiting my return. Anyway, I’ll be back soon enough with some highlights of my holiday which included a day out at Kew Gardens, a river cruise down the Thames, a walk along the South Bank, fevered shopping in JapanCentre, a visit to the Bakelite Museum, much cake tourism and, of course, 3 days of awesomeness at ATP where we saw great bands, larked on the beach and generally took in as much fun as Butlins was able to offer. The weather was amazing also. Hurray for holidays! Hope you’ve been having fun too.


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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