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April News & Shopping Offers

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

snail mail Patreon theme

News and reminders

  • It’s Snail Mail month on my Patreon – you can still join up to see my process posts, vote on new stationery designs, download exclusive printables and get access to the upcoming Patreon-only shop.
  • You can get a look inside my book, The Super Cute Book of Kawaii, over on SCK later this week.
  • I successfully completed March Meet The Maker on Instagram for the third year running if you want to look back on the posts.
new products

New in the shop

kawaii free easter printable

Seasonal Freebies

  • Easter is coming up and I have a free printable garland you can use for decorations and crafts. Look out for a bonus garland later this week too.
  • There’s a free printable calendar bookmark for March & April. Sign up to my mailing list for the download link or you can buy the whole set.
kawaii post-it notes
Some of my Post-it® Notes at Zazzle

Current shopping offers

  • 50% off stickers and Post-it® Notes in my Zazzle store today + buy 1 get 1 50% off on phone cases & notebooks.
  • 20% off everything at my Redbubble store today.
  • Free UK shipping on all orders in my main shop + 15% off all orders over £15.
  • Repeat customer offer: 15% off the Bunny & Panda 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.)
  • 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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