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February News & Shopping Offers

Here’s what’s new, plus shopping offers and freebies.

News and reminders

  • There’s now free UK shipping in all my shops and 15% off any order of £15 or more in my main shop. I’ve also added more bundles and pick and mix offers.
  •  Printable calendar bookmarks and monthly wallpapers are free for all newsletter subscribers (and my Trouble Club patrons who get them first). Sign up to either – or both – for the download links.
  • Plastic packaging has now been removed from all products except for fabric and art pieces that are already packaged. I will change the packaging if I make more.
sakura, sunflower and lucky clover kawaii pins

New in the shop

Spring Flowers kawaii products

Current shopping offers

  • 25% off everything in my Zazzle store today with the code ZJUSTBECAUSE.
  • 20% off almost everything at my Society6 shop today – no code required.
  • 10% off all orders over £15 in my Etsy shop.
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the Valentine’s Day collection! Just login and check the cart page for the code. (How do you become one? Place an order in my shop and you’ll have the option to create a customer account for exclusive monthly offers.)

Ongoing Offers

  • Free UK shipping / discounted £2 shipping worldwide on all orders over £15 in my main shop + 10% off your next order!
  • $10 off your first order at my Society6 store with this link.
  • 25% off any 4 small vinyl stickers from my Redbubble shop or 50% off any 10!
  • 15% off any 2 mugs or spiral notebooks from my Redbubble shop.
  • 50% off your first personalised card at Thortful with the code TTSHUVNO.
  • More ongoing offers can be found on my Special Offers page.

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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