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New! Craft Fair Zine

craft fair zine

What feels like a billion years ago, me and Claire started planning a hilarious craft fair zine to share our terrible experiences and help people avoid making the same mistakes. We actually knuckled down and finished it this summer. It’s called The Other Side of the Table and it’s so amazing to finally have it up for sale!

craft fair zine

It was worth the wait as printing prices are much cheaper now and it’s a full colour thing of beauty on nice quality recycled paper. You can buy a copy now for just £4 and the first 5 orders from each of us come with a free ‘craft fair survivor’ badge!

craft fair zine

There’s lots of fun stories inside and lots of helpful tips too. Best of all is the pull-out fun section with colouring page, quiz and Craft Fair Hell Bingo. Buy a copy and you’ll never be bored out of your mind at a poorly-attended craft “fayre” again.

Digital copies will be available next weekend and you can pre-order the ebook now on Amazon.


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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