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Tiny Frames


I bought these tiny 3″ frames in IKEA* a few weeks ago, because CUTE and also £1.50. I had no idea what to put in them, so I had a trawl through my photos and ended up going with these two, from my first and third Japan trips. The frames are a really weird size, so I just printed the images out myself on to photo paper.


The frames are wide blocks of wood so they stand up by themselves and you can stack them or put little things on top. I’ve been moving them around the place like ornaments so hopefully they will remind me to keep saving to go back to Japan next year!

*The frames are called Tysslinge, but they’re not on the website.


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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