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May News & Shopping Offers

Hello May! Here’s what’s new this month plus shopping offers and freebies.

free printable calendar bookmark

News and reminders

  • There’s a new free printable calendar bookmark for May & June. Join my mailing list to get the download link or you can also buy the whole year for £3 with extra variations.
  • The £2 Sale ends on Sunday! Everything in my sale is just £2 or less including notebooks, snowflake ornaments, zines, brooches, stickers, coin purses, enamel pins and more!
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the Summer Fun 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.)
  • My 100 Days of Kawaii Characters continues on InstagramTwitter and Facebook. I’ll be slowing down the pace a little as this month is very busy.
  • Take part in my Surprise Mail Swap! Just send a postcard, card or anything else to my P.O. Box and I’ll send you something fun in return. Return mail will be happening soon – I want to design a special extra freebie for you all, which is slowing me down.

Kawaii Skies cloud brooches

New Products From April

Ongoing Offers

  • Regular discounts in my Society6Redbubble and Zazzle stores. They usually happen at the weekend
  • 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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