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June News & Shopping Offers

I took a break from these posts but lots has been happening now so here’s what’s new, plus shopping offers and freebies.

new products - asking for trouble

New in my shops

I am currently shipping orders as normal on Mondays & Thursdays but delivery may be delayed, especially internationally. All orders include free UK shipping + get 15% off any order over £15 with the code 15OFF.

Digital Downloads & Freebies

New Digital Downloads & Freebies

kawaii fabric face masks

News and reminders

  • I’ve opened a store on TeePublic with a wider range of apparel for adults, kids and babies, plus homeware, stationery and more.
  • Face masks (for non-medical use) with my designs are available now from Redbubble and TeePublic. For every purchase, a mask will be donated to charities.
  • Want to make your own face mask? I wrote a post on Super Cute Kawaii with patterns & tutorials for all skill levels.
  • A US version of my seasonal fruit & veg charts is available on-demand as postcards, prints and more. Get all the links here.
  • Join my Patreon from $1 to get exclusive content including weekly behind the scenes updates, exclusive downloads and more.

kawaii face & rainbow at Society6, Redbubble & Zazzle
Happy Kawaii Face and Rainbow are both new on Society6, Redbubble, Zazzle & TeePublic.

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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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