asking for trouble

My 2019 Video

Here’s my full 1 Second Every Day video for 2019!

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I can’t believe I managed to record something (almost) every day for a whole year and it’s so fun to look back at all those little moments – and so much bad weather!

It was too big for Vimeo so I had to start a YouTube channel – you can subscribe here. I won’t be continuing with 1 Second Every Day next year but I hope to make some longer or less structured videos. We shall see.


And here’s my Top 9 photos from Instagram, which somehow match my book cover colour scheme! Very happy with this selection, full of colour and happiness.


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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