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September News & Shopping Offers

Happy September! Here’s all my latest news, plus mobile wallpapers and print-on-demand offers.

15 years of Asking For Trouble

News & Reminders

  • Asking For Trouble is 15 this month! I have a lot of fun plans that I’ll be sharing once I get back from my holidays, including my mini paintings. Join my mailing list to get a preview tomorrow.
  • Due to my holidays and Royal Mail strike action, shipping will be disrupted during September. Please check the schedule before ordering if you need things quickly.
  • Claire Brown XStitch fancy printed aida has a new home here at Asking For Trouble. More details on the launch later this month – sign up for updates to be the first to know.
  • Are you subscribed to the weekly Super Cute Kawaii newsletter on Substack? Read all the editions so far and sign up to get it every Sunday.
  • If you’re a shop owner who would like to stock my products, I now have a wholesale shop on Faire. Sign up as a retailer with my link for special offers including free shipping worldwide.
september wallpapers

Digital Freebies

cat cups on Redbubble, Society6, TeePublic & Zazzle

New On-Demand & Today’s Shopping Offers

  • September’s Cat Cup and a new pattern are now available at my print-on-demand partners.
  • 5 recent patterns are available to buy at Spoonflower on fabric, wallpaper and readymade home products.
  • Redbubble recently added bucket hats that look very cute with my characters. Coming soon…pet bowls!

Here’s today’s offers:


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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