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October News & Shopping Offers

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

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News and reminders

  • Kawaii Skies & Stormy Weather wallpapers are free for newsletter subscribers + there’s a printable calendar bookmark for September & October too. Sign up here to get the download links and receive the rest of the year’s freebies.
  • My Paper Craft Art Sale has lots of unique paper cut characters signed and ready for framing. They’re all just £3-£5 each.
  • Custom Stamps Week is happening later this week and will give you the chance to request ANY of my characters for a round stamp, or as part of a custom address stamp.
  • I’ll be at the Etsy Made Local Christmas market in Glasgow again this year. Look out for me on Saturday, 1st December! You can join the event on Facebook for updates.
  • There’s 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.
  • I’m off to Japan at the end of the month (yay!) so I won’t be shipping orders from 26 October – 9 November.

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New in the shop

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Current shopping offers

  • 50% off  cards and postcards + 15% off everything else in my Zazzle store – ends tomorrow.
  • 30% off everything in my Society6 store (except furniture) – ends tonight.
  • 20% off everything in my Redbubble store – ends tonight.
  • 15% off 1+ yards of my autumn designs (apples, bears, pumpkins) on fabric, gift wrap and wallpaper at Spoonflower – ends on the 7th.
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the Halloween 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.)

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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