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January Sale – 10 Products That Are Almost Gone, Forever

My January Sale is still going and loads of products are being discontinued. Here’s a few that are almost gone – don’t miss your chance! All prices include free UK shipping + there’s a 4 for 3 offer on all sale items.

to do list notepad

Busy Bee Organiser Notepad – Now £4.50

I’ve been selling these cute to do list pads for so long but it’s time to let them go as I prefer my Happy Stationery pad for lists now. Only 9 left and then they’re gone.

egg on toast wooden pin

Egg On Toast Wooden Pin – Now £3.50

I love this pin and it’s been quite popular but I want to make some new pins. Only 11 left for people who love putting an egg on it.

fuji enamel pin

Mt Fuji Hugs Enamel Pin – Now £4.50

It’s been a little bit sad to stop making shiny enamel pins but my wooden pins are made here in the UK from ethically sourced wood and that’s more important to me. Only 13 more chances for a Fuji hug!

kawaii ghosts badges

Halloween Ghosts Badge Set – Now £3.50

There will be a new badge set with just Ghosts but there are only 2 sets left with the Pumpkin.

kawaii fabric coin purses

Kawaii Fabric Coin Purses – Now £4.50

You can still sew your own coin purse featuring lots of my characters from a Spoonflower swatch but if you want a readymade one, there’s only 1 Earth, 2 Ghosts and 3 Suns left.

kawaii fabric pencil cases

Kawaii Fabric Pencil Cases – Now £5

Organise your stationery with the last few pencil cases sewn from my fabric. Just 1 Cookie Cute left and 5 Bunny & Panda.

afternoon tea gift wrap

Afternoon Tea Gift Wrap Set – Now £4

All my gift wrap is being discontinued and will only be available from my on-demand stores in future. Afternoon Tea is already gone in sheets but there’s 1 last gift wrap set with tags and stickers.

kawaii bunny notebook

Bunny Squares Notebook – Now £5

These sold out years ago but I found a few I’d been hoarding. They’re a great size for note-taking, lists and doodles with both lined and blank pages inside. Only 4 left.

kawaii writing paper

Happy Nature Writing Paper Sets – Now £3.50

I will probably bring back writing paper sets later in the year but the designs and paper will be different. Get the last 2 Happy Nature sets.

kawaii Japan zine

My Japan Favourites Zine – £4

Sneaky one as this isn’t actually in the sale but there are only 5 copies left and it won’t be reprinted. This is all about my 2018 trip and includes writing and illustrations I haven’t shared anywhere else.

Shop the whole January Sale for all 50+ products that are being discontinued.


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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