It’s Okay to Cry this Valentine’s Day with Meaningful Personalized Cards from Cardstore

Does your macho man sweetie act like he doesn’t care about Valentine’s Day? If you’re dying to see your tough guy’s softer side, custom Valentine’s Day cards from Cardstore, the popular greeting card website from American Greetings, that feature personal photos and your own heartfelt words are the ticket to get your honey emotional. This year, go ahead and let it out! According to a Harris Interactive survey on what Americans think about men crying, 88 percent of men and 90 percent of women say that a strong man isn’t afraid to show his true emotions, so it’s okay to cry when receiving that touching, one-of-a-kind card from Cardstore.

You know your man best, so show him how special he is by picking the perfect card to speak to his heart. Cardstore provides everything from funny and flirty sentiments to sexy and romantic messages to express what you love about your relationship. No matter what you choose, the meaningful gesture of making a card especially for your loved one is the perfect way to share your special connection this Valentine’s Day.

Now that you’ve accomplished making your usually-stoic man shed some tears, Cardstore has also got you covered with the shoo-in criers, mom and dad. We all know that nobody loves family photos more than parents and grandparents, so don’t forget to celebrate them this Valentine’s Day by adding a beautiful family portrait, adorable picture of the kids or silly photo of you and your siblings to their card.

Cardstore also offers convenient options for those consumers not looking to create their own custom greeting cards. While the Cardstore experience uses helpful categories and creative ideas to make the process simple and fun, they also provide a large assortment of valentines that you can simply sign and send. That’s right, Cardstore will even play Cupid by mailing the card for you.

Valentine’s Day is all about connecting with those you love,” said Eliza Wing, director of digital brands at American Greetings. “Cardstore gives consumers the opportunity to create cards that add an extraordinarily personal and meaningful layer to that connection. Choosing their perfect option from the wide variety of designs, adding original messages and including their own photos produces emotionally-charged valentines that our customers really enjoy making and giving.”

For handy information affirming that it’s okay to cry, check out the infographic highlighting the Harris Interactive survey results. Be sure to share your own great Valentine’s Day moments via social media with the hashtag #okaytocry. To start interacting with, creating and browsing the huge variety of designs perfect for everyone you love, visit You can also follow and connect with Cardstore on Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Cardstore blog, Instagram, Twitter and Google+.

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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 and electronic greeting cards available at 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 $1.9 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit