Send Smiles this Grandparents Day with the Perfect Card from American Greetings

CLEVELAND, OHIO, Sept. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Greetings knows that parents have the world's toughest job, so does that make being a grandparent the world's most-fun job? Grandma and grandpa's house often seems to be the place of negotiable bedtimes, warm cookies and lots of good-natured spoiling – so don't forget to celebrate this special relationship on Sunday, September 13. American Greetings helps consumers make grandparents feel extra-important with a collection of paper cards, electronic greetings and digital options for creating personalized cards that are professionally printed as paper greeting cards for Grandparents Day.

Consumers visiting the American Greetings card aisle will find a selection of designs to make any grandparent smile. Cards that range from warm and traditional to laugh-out-loud funny – because grandparents appreciate a good chuckle, too! – are sure to make any grandma or grandpa smile. For those who don't live close, send smiles across the miles with greeting cards especially for out-of-town grandparents. Fun messages and festive illustrations are great for sharing wishes from littles ones, and specific styles for grandmas or grandpas ensure that there's the perfect card for every recipient.
The grandparents you want to celebrate don't need to be masters of technology to appreciate the exciting digital options to send your wishes for a happy Grandparents Day. Surprise them with a custom card that features your own personal messages and photos from or the Cardstore app – we even print and mail the card for you! Nobody loves homemade gifts more than grandmas and grandpas, so create a one-of-a-kind "handmade" card with the Creatacard tablet app (now available on Android!) that turns your children's original artwork into a real paper greeting card that we'll mail anywhere in the world. also has an assortment of Grandparents Day ecards that includes funny, heartfelt and even free options.

Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 13, so don't forget to create and order your Cardstore and Creatacard cards no later than Monday, September 7 for grandma and grandpa to receive them in time!

Consumers can find these Grandparents Day collections, 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, please visit You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

About American Greetings Corporation

As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, 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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