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Rainbow Gloves

rainbow gloves

I’ve been meaning to draw what’s in my bag for ages, and Alice’s post reminded me I should really do it soon. Unfortunately, I got bored very quickly as so many of my bag contents are covered in complicated character designs, which are no fun to draw.

I’ll take a photograph soon instead but at least I got to draw the most fun thing in my bag – rainbow gloves! I bought these a few years ago during a trip to Edinburgh from the rather awesome Armstrongs vintage shop on the Grassmarket. I almost threw them out this winter as they were so grubby but they came out of the washing machine sparkling new and didn’t shrink at all – hooray. Although, I don’t think I’ve actually worn them this winter. I prefer pockets for cold hands whenever possible.


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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