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March News & Shopping Offers

Hello March! I’m just about snowed in today, but hopefully spring will arrive eventually. I have quite a few things to look forward to this month, including my birthday. Here’s what’s new this month plus shopping offers and freebies.

free calendar bookmark 2018

News and reminders

  • Get your free printable calendar bookmark for March & April by joining my mailing list – the newsletter will be sent out tomorrow but it’s the same download link if you want it now. You can also download the whole year for £3 with extra variations.
  • I’m taking part in March Meet the Maker this month over at Instagram.
  • New fabrics in my Spoonflower store including Clouds and pink Bunny & Panda
  • Take part in my Surprise Mail Swap! Just send a postcard, card (it’s my birthday on the 25th!) or anything else to my P.O. Box and I’ll send you something fun in return.

kawaii bumble bee paper cut tutorial copyright marceline smith

Seasonal freebies

kawaii enamel pins

Current shopping offers

  • Special Offer! This weekend only, buy any 2 of my enamel pins for £10! That’s a saving of £4. Choose from Mt Fuji, Happy Apple, Little Ghost & Fried Egg.
  • Free UK shipping / discounted £2 shipping worldwide on all orders over £15 in my main shop + 10% off your next order!
  • 50% off cards + 15% off everything else in my Zazzle store today with the code ZAZFLASHSALE + check the site for new offers throughout the month.
  • 25% off all wall art at my Redbubble store today with the code WALLSTALK
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the Best Sellers 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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