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Birthdays are Adorable to the Max with New Hyper Cutes™ from American Greetings

CLEVELAND, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing says "you're special" like a singing pig!  Part of making your loved ones feel extra special on their birthday is finding that perfect card to inspire smiles, laughter and love, and American Greetings continues to fill the card aisle with innovative new greeting cards that inspire extraordinary memories. This new line of festive cards brings lovable and cuddly characters to life with catchy songs, bright artwork and delightful birthday wishes. Celebrations just got more aww-some with Hyper Cutes™!  

Birthdays are Adorable to the Max with New Hyper Cutes(TM) from American Greetings

Each card in this too-cute-for-words collection features a photo of an adorable animal that pops up and sings for you. The innovative use of motion technology on the pop-up lets you see their sweet little mouths moving as they perform their funny original songs. The cards in this charming new line include precious animals like piglets, puppies and polar bear cubs with fun accents like cheerful daisies, sugar-coated gumdrops and yummy ice cream. With colorful designs and light, heartfelt messages, Hyper Cutes are sure to give you that warm, fuzzy feeling!

"Hyper Cutes cards really come to life in a way that will charm birthday boys and girls of all ages," said Carol Miller, vice president of corporate innovation at American Greetings. "The hilarious effect of the character's mouth moving in sync to the music is terrific entertainment, and the thoughtful sentiments are the perfect complement to these silly animal buddies. Hyper Cutes are an exciting new way to wish your friends and family a happy birthday with adorable fun!"

As an industry leader in greeting card inventions, American Greetings has introduced more than 100 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 Hyper Cutes™, in addition to a great selection of fresh and 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 www.americangreetings.com. For more information on American Greetings, please visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com. You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest 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 Cardstore.com and electronic greeting cards available at AmericanGreetings.com. 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 www.corporate.americangreetings.com.

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