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November News & Shopping Offers

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

new products

New in the shop

All prices include free UK shipping + there’s 15% off any order of £15+

printable calendar bookmark

Seasonal Freebies

  • Download my printable calendar bookmark for November & December featuring a cup of tea and snowman. Sign up to my mailing list for the download link or you can buy the whole set.
  • Get ready for Christmas with my free Christmas crafts and printables.
  • This month’s free wallpaper features my new hugging Ghost character with a black cat plushie and is sized for phones. Sign up to my mailing list and read the most recent newsletter for the download link.
kawaii 5 year diary

Current shopping offers

Etsy Made Local Christmas market in Glasgow

News and reminders

  • I’ll be back at the Etsy Made Local Christmas market in Glasgow on December 1st. Follow the Facebook event for all the details and sellers.
  • 2020 calendars are available as posters/prints, postcards/cards, notebooks, mugs, stickers and cut & sew tea towel fabric from my print-on-demand partners worldwide.
  • It’s Handmade Christmas month on my Patreon – you can still join up to get exclusive content including posts and printables + wallpapers and access to the Trouble Club shop.
  • I don’t plan to do anything big for Black Friday/Cyber Monday so international folks can order early for Christmas without worrying you’ll be paying more.

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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