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September News & Shopping Offers

Hello September! Here’s what’s new, plus shopping offers and freebies.

kawaii printable calendar bookmark

News and reminders

  • My printable calendar bookmark for September & October is free for newsletter subscribers + free Watercolour Ghosts wallpapers too. Sign up here to get the download links and receive the rest of the year’s freebies.
  • There’s also still some early bird offers at my Trouble Club on Patreon – the first 10 people to sign up for $1 get these Happy Mail printables for free. The first 5 people to sign up for $5 get a surprise from me through the post.
  • Plenty of bargains left in the Seconds & Sample Sale.
  • Last chance to vote for your favourites from my 100 Days of Kawaii Characters project. I’ve started creating new products!
  • It’s Super Cute Kawaii‘s 10 year anniversary today so look out for some fun posts and giveaways + some very exciting news…!

asking for trouble kawaii shop

New in the shop

kawaii halloween fabric

Current shopping offers

  • 20% off everything in my Etsy shop when you spend £10 through Tuesday.
  • 13% off 1+ yards of most of my Halloween designs on fabric, gift wrap and wallpaper at Spoonflower this weekend.
  • 50% off tote bags and phone/tablet cases + 20% off everything else in my Zazzle store today with the code LABORDAY3ZAZ.
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the sale! 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.)
  • Look out for Labor Day offers at Society6 & Redbubble over the next few days.

Ongoing Offers

  • 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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