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Hello 2018! News & Shopping Offers

It’s a whole new year so here’s a round up of news and shopping offers for January.

price freeze

News and Reminders

  • Thanks for your patience during my Christmas break. All orders will be shipped on Friday with a free gift.
  • I’m having the opposite of a January Sale – a price freeze! I need to put my prices up but you have a month to buy at the current prices and save a little bit of cash.
  • There’s a few 2018 postcard calendars left + an ex-display 5 Year Diary in perfect condition at half price!

askingfortrouble sale

New in the Sale

Just a few of the bargains currently available. Check the sale to see everything.

2018 calendars redbubble

Current Shopping Offers

  • Free UK shipping / discounted £2 shipping worldwide on all orders over £15 has been extended for a few more weeks.
  • 50% off  cards and 15% off everything else in my Zazzle store through Friday with the code ZWELCOME2018 + check the site for new offers throughout the month.
  • 15% off 5 Year Diaries & my Kawaii Japan paperback at Lulu through Thursday with the code JAN15.
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the Hello 2018 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.)
  • $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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