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My 2019 Favourites Zine

One of my goals this year is to make a zine a month and the first one is up for sale with My 2019 Favourites.

My 2019 Favourites Zine

We used to do end of year best-of lists at diskant and I still try to keep track of my favourites. This zine has books, games, TV shows, films, holidays, achievements, purchases, blog posts and lots more.

My 2019 Favourites Zine

You can download it from my Payhip store now + get 20% off today only. Just use the code NYHMJTT6I0 at checkout.

My 2019 Favourites Zine

Next month’s zine will be my take on Japanuary, the photo challenge from Cakes With Faces.


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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