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Japan Trip Video & Updates

I’m back! We had a really great time in Japan and did so many fun things. Here’s a video with two 1-second clips from each day.

If you want to catch up with my trip, all my Instagram stories are saved in my highlights and there are 9 daily updates I wrote each evening on Patreon that will stay available for all new $1 supporters.

I’m not sure I will have time to blog about my trip in detail until after Christmas but I will share some highlights and cute purchases.

If you ordered from my shop, I will be packing up orders over the weekend to post on Monday. All the custom stamps are here too and will ship on the same day.


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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