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Happy Carrots & Parsnips at Zazzle


My carrots and parsnips pattern is now available on tons of awesome stuff at Zazzle. Don’t you totally want that lampshade for your kitchen?

carrots at zazzle

If you do fancy something for your home, now’s a good time as there’s 40% off posters and prints, 35% off blankets, 30% off pillows, pouffes and dish towels and 15% off everything else! Just use the code ZHOMEREFRESH through Thursday.


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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