Strum Up Some Birthday Fun with Guitar Party™ Cards from American Greetings

Cleveland (June 18, 2018) – Between party hats, banners, balloons, a special cake with candles and the “Birthday Song,” celebrating a birthday means getting to be center-stage all day long. But how do you turn it up a notch? The newest invention from American Greetings is a great way to amplify the wishes and turn the big day into a chart-topping experience. Give the birthday girl or boy an electric feeling with Guitar Party™.

Strike up a chord of coolness with Guitar Party! These guitar-shaped cards are the perfect way to send a birthday wish that really rocks. Just push the button, strum those strings, and celebrate with a jam session to an entertaining song. Embellished with illustrative design elements, this innovative kids card collection deserves extra applause for the upbeat birthday wishes and the interactive functionality of real strings.

Designs in the Guitar Party collection include a pink leopard print, a skull motif, and a flame-laden electric guitar are perfect for those who want to shred like a rock god or goddess. And for those who appreciate the soothing sound of an acoustic guitar, there’s a red, white and blue design especially for the “Birthday Rockstar.”

“Everyone’s a star on their birthday, and Guitar Party cards send up a rousing rendition of how awesome the birthday boy or birthday girl is,” said Carol Miller, vice president of corporate innovation at American Greetings. “These cards are a fun way to dial up the fanfare of a birthday greeting.”

This year marks the 10th anniversary of American Greetings Pipeline of Innovation! As the industry leader in greeting card inventions, we have proudly introduced 180 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 Guitar Party™ 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.