asking for trouble

Spooky Shop Update

It’s officially Autumn so time to get spooky!

glitter ghost pin

As promised, limited edition Glitter Ghost brooches/pins and Holo Ghost keyrings are now available in my shop (and on Etsy). They’ll take you right through from Halloween to Christmas parties.

holo ghost keyring necklace

There’s free UK shipping on all orders and 15% off any order of £15. I’ll also be sharing a special spooky offer with my mailing list subscribers on Friday – plus the usual free wallpaper – so make sure you’re signed up.


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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