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Day in the Life

day in the life of me

Seems I underestimated you and at least one of my readers is crazy awesome enough to stay up all night to see my new blog banners! Thanks to Mike, you can all see them with no effort required. Which is your favourite?

In reality, my life is not as exciting as this. It would involve about 14 hours of me sitting in front of a laptop, maybe a couple of hours of me out in the rain (or sometimes even sun!) and the rest sleeping. Speaking of which, it’s really about time Claire organised another Day in the Life.

Right, I better go and put together a cool prize for Mike.


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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