CLEVELAND, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's to welcome a bouncing baby, congratulate a couple on their life-long commitment to each other or to show love and thanks to someone special, greeting cards are the perfect platform. Life's most important and precious moments can be captured and remembered with artful designs and handwritten messages from loved ones. This year, to offer even more wonderful cards to celebrate weddings, babies and anniversaries, American Greetings Corporation (NYSE : AM ) is introducing their newest eye-catching and heartfelt collection of greeting cards from artist Kathy Davis who has made it her life's mission to scatter joy—joy through art, joy through living, and joy through giving.
Davis's newest collection of baby, wedding and anniversary cards offers a selection of artistic watercolor designs, beautiful hand-lettered sentiments and a sprinkle of glitter that reflects the excitement of the occasion. These charming and unique embellished cards are paired with heartfelt messages perfect for commemorating life's most treasured moments. This delightful collection of cards contains sweet sayings such as "the heavens smile down in joy" and "to fill your days with warm smiles and magical moments. . ." These sentiments demonstrate Davis's ability to celebrate life, love, and people's most precious relationships.
"With each coming year Kathy Davis continues to excite our shoppers with stunning artwork and beautiful expressions that spread joy and happiness among anyone who experiences one of her cards," said Kelli Snowgold, Kathy Davis brand manager at American Greetings. "Her words express love and appreciation and her artwork perfectly complements these wonderful, life-changing celebrations."
Touching millions consumers each year, Davis has become one of today's most popular designers. As a mother, artist, author, and entrepreneur, Davis is able to relate to today's consumer with encouraging and cheerful messages about life and relationships. Her use of imagery and expressive colors is fresh and captivating, while her sentiments focus on optimism and joy.
New wedding, baby and anniversary cards by Kathy Davis can be found at participating drug chains, grocery stores and super centers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores. For more information, including store locations, please visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com. You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amgreetings and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanGreetings.
About American Greetings Corporation
For more than 100 years, American Greetings Corporation (NYSE : AM ) has been a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. 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 electronic greetings on the Web, including cards available at AmericanGreetings.com through AG Interactive, Inc. (the Company's online division). In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the American Greetings Properties group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $1.6 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit http://corporate.americangreetings.com.
About Kathy Davis Designs, Inc.
Touching more than 100 million consumers annually, Kathy Davis is one of the world's leading and most respected designers. Davis manages an extensive portfolio of more than 30,000 designs, acting as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Visionary Officer of the Horsham, PA. – based company that bears her name. Kathy's brand promise to "Scatter Joy" defines both her work and the mission of her company. Kathy Davis Designs, Inc. now operates under three brand names: "Kathy Davis," "The Studio at Kathy Davis," and "Portfolio – Kathy Davis Studios." For more information, please visit www.kathydavis.com.
SOURCE American Greetings Corporation