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June News & Shopping Offers

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

100 Days of Kawaii Characters - free wallpapers

June Newsletter

My June newsletter has just gone out so check your email! If you didn’t get it, you may have been unsubscribed due to GDPR – you can sign up again here. New subscribers will get a welcome mail with a link to the latest newsletter, which includes:

  • For 24 hours only: 75% off my Japan guides & zines and 15% off shop orders
  • A set of 8 free desktop and mobile wallpapers – you can see them all above
  • free printable calendar bookmark for May & June
  • + a peek at my next limited edition Little Ghost brooch & more

News and reminders

  • I’m away for a few days so I will not be shipping orders on Monday 4th June
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off all badge sets! 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.
  • 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. I currently have exclusive postcards and washi tape samplers!

kawaii character goods

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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