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American Greetings

May 03, 2016 11:40 ET

Give Mom a Whirlwind of Excitement With New Whirly Wishes™ Mother's Day Cards From American Greetings

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - May 03, 2016) - Flowers, breakfast in bed and gifts are a few of the old standbys that have become Mother's Day classics over time. While moms and grandmas love these time-honored traditions, they also deserve to be treated to the latest-and-greatest ways to express how much you love and appreciate them! In order to help recognize moms and grandmas everywhere in an original and exciting way, American Greetings is introducing its newest greeting card invention, Whirly Wishes™, for Mother's Day.

Get ready for a twirl-wind of fun with Whirly Wishes! These innovatively engineered cards open to reveal two adorable characters that stand and spin as they sing upbeat songs you know and love. Each card is its own unique illustrated scene, filled with warm, sweet wishes and compliments. They're sure to add a whirl of happiness to anyone's Mother's Day. Designs in this cheerful collection include a flower-filled rainbow landscape wishing mom a beautiful day, a delightful beach party in honor of your wonderful mom and a lovely setup of sweet treats at grandma's house.

"If anyone deserves a song and dance to celebrate them, it's moms and grandmas on Mother's Day!" said Carol Miller, Vice President of Corporate Innovation at American Greetings. "The Whirly Wishes collection perfectly combines the lively new technology of twirling characters with sincere sentiments that are sure to make any mom's day."

As an industry leader in greeting card inventions, American Greetings has introduced more than 150 new greeting card formats under the Inventions™ brand, offering the ultimate selection of exciting, new-to-the-world ways to celebrate birthdays and other happy occasions. Incorporating brand-new twists on technology in cards with carefully written copy and celebratory artwork, the combined effect is the perfect selection of greeting cards that are sure to surprise and delight any recipient. Continue the fun and spread the wow factor of our dynamic greeting card innovations by sharing your pictures, videos and messages on social platforms with the hashtag #BestCardEver.

Consumers can find Whirly Wishes™ cards, 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 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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