asking for trouble

Weekend Wrap Up

Got something exciting from the printers today. Still another part to arrive.

I had a few exciting parcels in the post this week, including this very colourful one! There’s still one more part to arrive before I can show you, but you might be able to take a guess from my sneak peeks.

Things I’ve enjoyed this week

Picross e3
I heard there was a new Picross game coming out this month so I had a search on the eShop. Imagine my surprise to find there were TWO new games! e4 isn’t out for another week or two, but I already powered through the easy levels of e3. I love Picross and I don’t even care that many of the puzzle solution pictures are absolute nonsense these days – it’s all about the solving. I haven’t played any other DS games since I got Animal Crossing last June (!) so this is quite major. Not that I’ll stop playing Animal Crossing every day…
(Available from the Nintendo eShop)

oh joy hello kitty junkie

Links I Loved

– Pretty floral arrangements in quirky vases at Oh Joy! There are quite a few independent florists in Helensburgh – I really need to check them out and start buying flowers for my own cute vase collection.

– I love Emma’s vintage dollhouse. I wish we still had all our old handmade playthings.

– Also amazing – reversible food plushes at Hello Kitty Junkie. That pretzel!

– I’ve been dipping a toe into K-pop recently, so I was pleased to see the AV Club doing a Gateways to Geekery article to give me some more acts to check out.

Offers and Reminders

– My £1 Zine Sale is still on – go download some stuff for cheap.
– There are 3 new cards in the shop, plus some new stickers too.
– There’s 15% off different categories daily in my DaWanda shop, from Monday.


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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