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Renegade Prep

New badge set display is coming together great!

The last couple of weekends I’ve been doing some serious preparation for the Renegade Craft Fair. November seems like ages away but there is so much to do, especially since I haven’t done a craft fair in so long. Luckily, I had a midnight brainwave and picked up some magnetic whiteboards to display my magnetic things and badge sets. I’ll post more about these when they’re finished, but is anyone interested in me turning some of my badges into fridge magnets for the shop?

Started preparing for Renegade Craft Fair. Box of badge sets!

Most of my prep involves re-ordering things I’ve run out of, and packaging up things. That’s a lot of badge sets!

Cutting out lots of fabric pieces today for a secret collaboration product, coming soon!

Even more exciting are my collaborations, all of which should be ready by November. I cut out all these fabric pieces last week for something adorable that I my mum will be sewing up for me. We’ve been working on these all year and I can’t wait to show you!


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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