Dress Up Halloween Wishes With New Costume Critters™ Cards From American Greetings

Cleveland (October 18, 2017) – Nothing says Halloween like trick-or-treat, and those looking to dress up their Halloween wishes for ghouls and goblins of all ages will love American Greetings latest card invention. The seriously silly and super-cute Costume Critters™ collection is perfect for a screamin’ good time without any terrifying tricks.

Get ready to BOOO-gie with Costume Critters! Each card in this frightfully fun line features adorable photo pets who sing and dance to their own theme songs in coordinating, spooky-sweet costumes! Just push a button to join in the party as their pumpkin pails light up and paws move and groove to festive tunes. Designs in this celebratory collection include a tiara-wearing pug princess, a ninja puppy who’s ready to crush some candy and a witchy kitten who’s far from wicked.

“Similar to costumes, Halloween celebrations can be funny or scary,” said Carol Miller, vice president of corporate innovation at American Greetings. “The Costume Critters collection showcases the lighter side of the holiday with a memorable combination of delightfully dressed pets, cheerful lights and motion, and an unexpected spin on familiar songs.” 

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 Costume Critters™ 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 TwitterFacebookAmerican Greetings blogYouTubePinterestLinkedInGoogle+ and Instagram

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About American Greetings

As the leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings is committed to making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products offers paper cards, digital greetings, gift wrap, party goods and more to help consumers honor the people and moments in life that really matter. The Company’s major greeting card brands are American Greetings, Papyrus, Recycled Paper Greetings and Carlton Cards. lets consumers shop and buy paper cards, ecards, printables, party supplies and gift wrap — along with providing useful content that educates and inspires visitors to connect more meaningfully. The 112 year-old Company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information, please visit our corporate site.