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Kawaii Motivation & Self Care 2024 Calendar

My 2024 calendar design is now available with some cute motivation and self care characters to get you through the year.

2024 calendars

2023 has been such a tough year for me with so many personal and business challenges to deal with. I considered some ideas for new designs but decided to re-use my birthday calendar design as it deserves some extra love. If 2024 is even half as challenging as 2023 I’m sure we’ll all need some positivity.

2024 calendars

I’ll have postcards to sell in my shop in a few weeks but in the meantime you can find it in my print-on-demand stores as tea towel calendars, postcards, prints, mugs, stickers, notebooks and magnets.

2024 calendars

All my previous calendars have been updated for 2024 too. They’re not all available on all products or sites but I’m happy to add them on request. Here’s where to buy everything:

  • Spoonflower (USA) – cut and sew tea towel fabric + readymade tea towels and wall hangings – 20% off wall hangings today!
  • Redbubble (uses regional printers worldwide) – art prints, postcards, cards, notebooks, stickers, magnets & mugs – 20% off sitewide today!
  • Society6 (USA + worldwide) – wall art, cards & mugs.
  • Zazzle (uses regional printers worldwide) – postcards, notebooks & mugs – up to 40% off today!

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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