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Ghostly Flashback

hannah zakari window

I love ghosts so I thought it might be fun to look back on some of my previous ghostly makes, especially since reposting my trapped ghost got a few questions from new followers. I made him four years (!) ago when Hannah Zakari let me take over their shop window for Halloween.

spooky doodles

He was based on these doodles I did on the ferry to Mull that I later turned into badges and fabric.

Pocket Ghost Giveaway

I also made some pocket-sized ghosts, two years running. I really planned to make more this year but I kept forgetting. Someone remind me next year!

Found my fire and ice zelda ghosts in my tapestry box. High five!

I found my perler bead ice and fire Zelda ghosts hiding in a box recently and now they have pride of place on top of my type drawer. High five!

Get your little ghosts ready for a Halloween photo and you could win a very exciting ltd edition ghost! Any guesses what's under the protective paper?! Find out everything on Thursday...

And finally, I’ll be having a little contest for Halloween so get your ghosts ready for a photo and you could win one of these exciting new limited edition ghost brooches. Any guesses what’s underneath the protective paper? Find out tomorrow!


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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