Welcome to Asking For Trouble

Colourful happy products with original kawaii characters that aim to make you smile!

COVID-19 & EU UPDATE: I am currently shipping orders twice a week as normal. DELIVERIES MAY BE DELAYED, especially internationally. Customers in the 27 EU countries need to use my Etsy shop due to the new taxes. Please read the Shipping Information page for more details.

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  • Hello! I'm Marceline

    I'm the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble, based in the west coast of Scotland. My original cute characters are inspired by Japanese kawaii.

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  • Printables, Zines & Freebies

    I have a range of free and paid digital and printable products too including zines, Japan guides, colouring pages, craft patterns, activities and more.

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Print On Demand Products

I also license my characters and patterns to print on demand sites including Redbubble, Society6, Spoonflower, TeePublic & Zazzle. They offer a huge range of products including wall art, clothing, homeware, gadget cases and stationery. Below are some recent additions or read more about print on demand.

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