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New Birthday Calendars

birthday calendar

Apparently, it’s been almost exactly 3 years since I designed my first birthday calendar. I sold the last one earlier this year and always planned to design a new one, but I only got around to it recently. And here they are! Thankfully, they turned up on their own and in perfect print condition – phew!

If you’ve never used a birthday calendar before, they are brilliant. Instead of having to copy over everyone’s birthdays and anniversaries into your new calendar or diary every year, instead you write them on your birthday calendar and use it every year. And when you get to the end of December, you just flip back to January and start again. I have mine hanging by my bed so I can always see whose birthdays are coming up that month.

birthday calendar

The whole calendar has been redesigned and now features my Look Around characters, with a seasonal character for every month in bright colours. There’s also plenty of room for your names too. It comes with a nice bright cover, a cardboard backing and a loop for hanging.

They’re in the shop now, starting at £10, which includes UK shipping as they’re shipped in their own special envelope. First 5 orders get a free Look Around sticker set!


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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