asking for trouble

June Round Up

Goodbye June! You went past far too quickly.

instagram June 2017 marcelinesmith

My 4 favourite photos

from my Instagram (L-R, top-bottom)

  • Pink peony in my bunny vase
  • Painting happy fruit for Father’s Day
  • Squeezing my new Peapod into my enamel pin display before I moved them all
  • Colourful new suitcase and Aranzi Aronzo luggage tag combo

Fave 5 from the blog

New stuff in my shops highlights


Links I Loved

On My Wish List

wish list june 2017

Woah There Pickle gold foil Tokyo drain cover print | Pony People Chubby Bunny patch
Cotton + Steel Snow Babies fabric | We Are Extinct Anti Depressants Cat pin


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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