asking for trouble

February 2023 Recap

February is over so here’s a look back at my month in photos, blog posts and books. I’m very glad to see the back of it as I spent most of the month arguing with my web hosts and not being able to update my blog so it felt very unproductive. Let’s hope March is better!

craft projects

I haven’t really taken any photos this month that weren’t craft projects or subscription box review photos (see below) so here’s a look at my crafts in progress table. Trying to get all my finished projects ready to hang so I can finally organise my hoop art gallery this year.

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This month’s blog posts

My posts on Super Cute Kawaii

Other Things I Wrote


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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