Digital Options from American Greetings Make Last-Minute Holiday Cards Merry and Bright

CLEVELAND, Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shopping, wrapping, cooking, entertaining and traveling can be overwhelming, but staying connected with loved ones by sending the perfect holiday greeting couldn't be easier with the variety of digital options from American Greetings. There are many reasons to choose digital options for holiday card-sending: personalization, convenience, speed, innovative features – or just because new technology is so cool! Choose from mobile apps to send digital cards on multiple platforms or websites with ecards and paper cards for sharing the magic and merriment of the holidays with those near and far.

'Tis the season for everything last-minute, but have no fear because justWink will make your Christmas wishes come true. The unexpected and bold greeting card brand from American Greetings that lets you connect anywhere, anytime has a brand-new batch of holiday cards to send the naughty and nice people on your list. Use the free app to customize cards with your own photos and messages, and then send them via text, email, Facebook or Twitter. If you're down to the wire on your shopping, justWink has got you covered because it allows you to include a mobile gift card from a large assortment of popular retailers.

Avoid those post office lines by visiting for the perfect holiday card for every recipient and every seasonal celebration. Browse the great selection of ecards by occasion, recipient or specific feature to find everything from a video ecard with a dog baking Christmas cookies to traditional Kwanzaa cards and festive New Year's cards. Consumers can even celebrate the spirit of Christmas with customizable cards to print on the spot with the Print at Home collection.

The LIVE Greetings app is the first major card app to offer a personalized voice message option with the animated, interactive digital greetings, and the special holiday designs are sure to surprise and delight any recipient. Send warm wishes with entertaining characters such as a mischievous elf frolicking in the snow or musical Santa kittens. The popular Yakety Yaks™ cards don't disappoint with fun holiday characters such as a tangled ball of Christmas lights, a fruitcake, a tree-shaped cookie and an ugly Christmas sweater.

Consumers can find these digital options for staying connected, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards from American Greetings, in the app stores on their mobile devices, 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 ecards 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

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 ecards available at In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment 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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