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Shop News: Back in Stock & Coming Soon

Despite the dent to my bank account, one of my favourite January tasks is reordering products that were popular over Christmas. It’s nice to have everything restocked and filled up. Here’s what’s back and what to look out for.

meal planner and shopping list notepads


My Meal Planners, Shopping Lists and Busy Bee Organisers are all fully restocked and ready to help keep you organised. Don’t forget you can save a little cash by ordering a Meal Planner & Shopping List set – just look for the option in the dropdown of either product.

gingerbread man wrapping paper

Gift Wrap

Cookie Cute wrapping paper is back too, and works just as well for birthdays and Valentine’s Day. I’m planning to order another wrapping paper design soon – any requests?

polymer stamps

Polymer Stamps

I had to take down my pick and mix offer as some characters are running very low. They’ll all be back in stock later this week so you have a little more time to decide on your choices.

enamel pins

Enamel Pins

I just ordered two new enamel pin designs so I’m quite excited to see those next month. In the meantime, Peapod pins are all sold out (the last 3 went to triplets! So perfect) but will be back later this year. There are just 3 Fried Egg pins left and they won’t be back so get one while you can.

halloween ghost brooches

New Product Plans

I’m always interested to hear your suggestions for new products so let me know what you’d like to see. I’m considering some new letter sets, more printed wooden brooches and another surprise box. I expect there will be a new limited edition Ghost brooch too – what could he do next?

price freeze

Price Freeze

Don’t forget that my prices will be going up on February 1st so get shopping and take advantage of the current prices while you can!


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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