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Design a Rug

rug design

While finishing up lunch at Knockando Wool Mill, I spotted this leaflet, and couldn’t ignore a challenge like that. Despite my woeful lack of art materials, I was pretty pleased with the design I came up with in five minutes. I left the original for the staff to enjoy (or throw in the bin), but then I thought I might mock it up for real, for fun.

rug design

I ended up making a few changes, but it turned out pretty cute! Now I just need someone to make it for me so I can have it in my house.


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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