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My New Stationery Collection

My new stationery collection is now available so let me talk you though it. During Snail Mail month on my Patreon, I had plans to design some new writing paper sets plus printable memo sheets. I had so many ideas that I ended up with 4 designs of writing paper, 9 mini memo sheets and a notepad!

kawaii stationery - mini memo sheets

Mini Memo Sheets

I can never resist mini memo pads and sets from Japan and have always wanted to make a version with my characters. They’re just so handy to scribble a message when you’re sending a gift or for leaving a note for a workmate. Even cutting this down to 9 designs was really hard but I picked a mix of nature, food and writing themes. Some have space for a few words and others for a longer note.

You can buy a set with all 9 and there’s options to pick and mix your favourite 5 or 10 designs too.

kawaii stationery - writing paper sets

Writing Paper Sets

I chose just 4 designs for writing paper, though I will add more if they’re popular. There’s a Nature set with mountains, sunflowers and bumblebee and a Tea & Biscuits set with cup of tea, tea bag and party biscuits. You can also pick and mix these with optional pastel envelopes too.

These are available at a special introductory price as I automatically ordered a higher quality paper, when of course you want writing paper to be thin so you can fit a lot of sheets into the letter size/weight. I’ll fix that in the next batch.

kawaii stationery notepad

Happy Stationery Notepad

I’m so glad this notepad is already popular as it is so silly! It’s for those times when you need a notepad that looks like a pad of lined paper plus a pencil that you can’t write with. I think this would be so fun to use at the office. It’s great for taking notes or writing letters but you can also use it to make lists as there’s room in the pencil for a title and space in the margin to number things or tick them off.

kawaii stationery to do list notepad

I hope you love all the new stationery as much as I do – you can find it in my main shop and on Etsy. Everything is printed on recycled paper and packaged in a recyclable paper bag, plus there’s free UK shipping on all orders and 15% off any order over £15.


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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