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Festive American Greetings Products Fill Easter with Joy

Cleveland, OH (March 31, 2014) – The beauty of spring and Easter are upon us, and, according to the Greeting Card Association, Easter is ranked as the fifth-largest card-sending holiday. With approximately 57 million Easter cards sent annually, consumers are ready to shake off the winter blues and share the joy of the season. Beautiful Easter styles are combined with happy artwork and heartfelt messages to celebrate this special time of year with family and friends. American Greetings has a great selection of cards, gift packaging and party goods to get everyone in the thankful spirit of spring.

Consumers are greeted by traditional religious motifs, fun takes on modern Easter imagery and everything in-between when visiting the American Greetings card aisle or The wide variety of paper and digital cards with brightly-colored bunnies or glorious Easter blessings are perfect for all your loved ones because they reflect the joy and meaning of the Easter season. Delightful designs with classic spring icons like adorable lambs, cheerful eggs and pretty florals punctuate warm sentiments that are ideal for younger recipients. Some digital options even include songs, games and interactive features!

If you’re welcoming the blossoming flowers and sunnier skies of the Easter season with a party – don’t forget to check out the charming gift packaging and party goods that are sure to make the gathering “egg-stra” festive. Sharing a holiday meal with family, friends, classmates or coworkers wouldn’t be complete without lovely spring patterns on your plates, napkins and decorations. Easter candy and small gifts have never looked cuter than with colorful basket-bags, standup goodie bags and printed cellophane treat bags.

Consumers can find these Easter products, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores. Those who enjoy sending e-cards can share American Greetings cards online from For more information on American Greetings, visit You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram

About American Greetings Corporation

For more than 100 years, American Greetings Corporation has been a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships to create happiness, laughter and love.  The Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards.  American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at and electronic greeting cards available at  In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Properties group.  Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $2 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide.  For more information on the Company, visit

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