Hallmark Elevates Holiday Traditions with Seasonal Gifts and New Greeting Cards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – WEBWIRE

Hallmark is enhancing holiday traditions with new, seasonal products designed to evoke nostalgia and celebrate togetherness. With a wide variety of Keepsake Ornaments, greeting cards and gifts for everyone, Hallmark is adding more merry and more meaning to every celebration the season brings.

This time of year provides numerous opportunities to gather with loved ones, share stories of holidays past and celebrate traditions, said Jen Walker, vice president of global trends, creative studios, innovation and product development at Hallmark. From the feeling you get when you receive a holiday card, to the joy that comes from giving a meaningful gift, this holiday season is all about making new memories together, and thats exactly what Hallmark is here to help families do.

Start a New Tradition

Holiday traditions add meaning to our celebrations and inspire connection between family members of all generations. From decorating the tree to intentional gift-giving, Hallmark offers a range of products centered on thoughtfulness and fun.

  • Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments can help families of all stages start a new tradition of ornament collecting this season. From new parents gifting a yearly ornament to their children, to new couples collecting a fun series, Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments are here to create traditions, preserve memories and commemorate milestones from the year.
  • Traditions have a strong place in our hearts, and young families will appreciate gifts that help them merge new celebrations with some from the past. From first-time Santas to cozy Christmas mornings, advent calendars, movie nights and stocking stuffers for all ages, Hallmark offers a variety of products designed to complement the festivities.
  • Giving gifts is a longstanding custom that provides a thoughtful way to celebrate loved ones. For this years gift exchange, opt for a gift that reflects the recipients individuality and shows how much you care. Hallmarks gift guide features multiple ideas and categories, from something uniquely fitting for your Secret Santa recipient, to personalized items for those you hold near and dear.

Experience Nostalgia

Tis the season for coming together to share stories and memories from the past. Its not just experiences that evoke warm and cozy feelings. The year of 2023 was rich in commemorations of all kinds, with nostalgia playing an important role in entertainment and pop culture trends. From new collections that embrace this cultural shift, to holiday classics that celebrate the spirit of the season, Hallmark has everything shoppers need to welcome wonder and give joy.

  • Hallmarks collection of gifts and home dcor featuring fan-favorite characters from popular TV shows and movies reflects the nostalgia of the Christmas spirit and the ever-changing face of pop culture. From Keepsake Ornaments that celebrate girlhood and milestone anniversaries, to home dcor that honors Santas favorite helper, and gifts that will make your heart grow three sizes, Hallmark has great gifts that recognize iconic characters from all generations.
  • The smell of freshly baked cookies can take on a deeper meaning during the holiday season. Reminisce on sweet times from past Christmases while whipping up homemade treats in a festive apron and matching hat set, available in a Santa design for adults or elf theme for children. Hallmarks cookie-themed holiday gift set also makes a great gift for baking up new memories this Christmas.
  • The Nutcracker is a holiday staple that inspires remembrance and nostalgia for many. From figurines to glassware, and gift sets to Christmas mugs, Hallmark offers unique nutcracker pieces that make fun additions to holiday dcor, or great gifts for nutcracker collector friends.

Seasons Greetings

Holiday greeting cards provide a great way to connect with people who make life brighter all year long both near and far.

  • Whether you are sharing blessings for Hanukkah, spreading Christmas cheer, wishing loved ones a joyous Kwanzaa, sending a greeting card is a great way to spread
  • Stock up on new boxed greeting cards or individual options. Hallmarks Paper Wonder collection will add a special touch to any card display.
  • This year, Hallmark + Venmo Cards make thoughtful gifting even easier. The warmth of a handwritten holiday card with the simplicity and convenience of Venmo make the all-new Hallmark + Venmo Cards the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Show Appreciation

Its the most wonderful time of the year to spread joy and give thanks. And this holiday season, it really is the thought that counts. From beautiful gift wrap to hostess gifts, Hallmark provides authentic ways to show appreciation.

  • Show your appreciation all season long by adding a thoughtful touch to any gift with Hallmarks collections of unique and traditional holiday gift wrap. From premium wrapping paper to gift bags, gift tags and more, Hallmark makes it easy to elevate this years gift-giving experience.
  • Dont forget to thank the host or hostess for bringing everyone together this year. From candles and gift bundles to boxed holiday cards that feature tear-off recipes, Hallmark offers great options to celebrate the hosts of any gathering.

Visit Hallmark.com for more information, locate a Hallmark Gold Crown store, or sign up for Crown Rewards. As a Crown Rewards member, you can earn points on every purchase and receive exclusive savings and rewards.

About Hallmark

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and employing more than 20,000 worldwide, the company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. TheHallmark Globalbusiness designs andsells greeting cards,gifts, ornaments and gift packaging in more than 30 languages with distribution in nearly 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries.Crayolaoffers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark childrens creativity around the globe.Hallmark Mediaoperates three cablenetworks Hallmark Channel; Hallmark Movies & Mysteries; and Hallmark Drama as well as Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription video on-demand streaming service.Crown Centeris a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmarks headquarters. For more information, visitHallmark.com. Connect on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.

DaySpring and Hallmark Offer Free Digital Video Greeting in Celebration of the National Day of Encouragement, September 12

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – WEBWIRE



Celebrate National Day of Encouragement by sending a free digital video greeting to your friends and family


As we approach the middle of the calendar year and the start of a new school semester, you might notice that your friends and family need an extra word of affirmation and a smile to get them through their busy days.


DaySpring and Hallmark are partnering together to offer a free digital video greeting card the entire month of September to help you participate in the National Day of Encouragement on September 12. It has never been easier to create an exciting and heartfelt card without paying a cent.


“Over the years at DaySpring, we have discovered that a card in any format, ALWAYS arrives at just the right time,” said James Barnett, DaySpring President. “When we can do something like a free digital video greeting card to make it easy for others to bring a kind word to someone, it’s a good day for all. Encouragement never goes out of style.”


Digital video greeting cards are easy to create! You just click the link, add your photos or videos to create a one-of-a-kind greeting, then share it instantly via text or email. Want to spread even more love? You can send this card to as many people as you like, through the entire month of September. Get your free digital video greeting card at HallmarkVideoGreetingCards.com/DaySpring.


Don’t miss the opportunity to join in the National Day of Encouragement and share some joy with those you love.


About DaySpring:


DaySpring®, the world’s largest Christian-message product provider, was founded in 1971 with a single Christmas card. Today DaySpring offers more than 6,000 products—from greeting cards to home décor, specialty gifts to devotional books. In 1999, DaySpring was acquired by Hallmark Cards, Inc. DaySpring products are sold in Christian retail outlets, mass retail stores, card and gift shops and other outlets in the United States and 60 foreign countries. DaySpring is based in Siloam Springs, Ark., and employs a staff of more than 220 people. Visit www.dayspring.com for more information about the company, to find a local retailer, and to send a free e-card.

About Hallmark

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing more than 20,000 worldwide, the approximately $3.5 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. The Hallmark Global business sells greeting cards, gift wrap and related products in more than 30 languages with distribution in nearly 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently-owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Hallmark Media operates three linear cable channels, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama, and Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription video on-demand streaming service. The company also features Hallmark Publishing, a leading publisher of uplifting eBooks, audiobooks, and print editions. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Hallmark.com. Connect on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, LinkedIn,  YouTube, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Hallmark Helps Spread Springtime Joy with Seasonal Cards and Special Gifts

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Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to shake off the winter blues and reconnect with family and friends. From inspiring cards for all springtime holidays to egg-laying hens, Hallmark’s new greetings and gifts are made for making smiles together.


“Easter is a time for shared celebrations and a renewed sense of appreciation,” said Kristy Lewis, vice president of marketing and consumer experience at Hallmark. “It’s an important time to come together with the people we care about most to reclaim a sense of hope and faith.”


Whether shoppers are gathering for Easter on April 17, observing Passover from April 15-23, or celebrating family coming together this spring, Hallmark is here for every caring and kindhearted gesture the season offers.


Greeting Cards


Heartfelt cards are the perfect way to celebrate with those near and far this season, and Hallmark offers hundreds of options to choose from. With physical and digital cards for springtime celebrations of all kinds and people of all ages, it’s easier than ever to share the love.

  • On average, 43 million Easter cards are sent each year and provide a great way to express your love and gratitude. Watch your Easter card come to life with 3D options like our Bunny in Train Musical 3D Pop-Up Easter Card With Motion or Lily Plant in Vase 3D Pop-Up Easter Card that double as keepsakes.
  • Hallmark offers cards for a variety of holidays across cultures, including Passover. Send a simply stated but meaningful message with options like our Peace and Joy to You Passover Card or A Wish for Happiness and Love Passover Card.


Seasonal Gifts 


Did you know the average Easter basket contains 14 items? Hallmark has a variety of items that will make great additions to your loved ones’ baskets, as well as standalone Easter gifts, games and more.

  • Fill their baskets with soft items to cuddle with like a Better Together Peas and Carrot Magnetic Plush, Sunshiny Day Bunny Singing Stuffed Animal With Motion or Noah’s Ark and Animals Plush Playset.
  • Fun items like The Shell Must Go On!: One Bunny’s Eggs-Straordinary Easter Show Book, Zip-a-Long Chick Stuffed Animal and Little World Changers™ Kindness Stickers make great basket additions.
  • For parents short on time, Hallmark offers various pre-filled Easter baskets and gift sets including the Spring Chick Easter Gift Set, Warm Fuzzies Easter Gift Set and Love Somebunny Easter Gift Set that make it easy to show your love this season.
  • For families who enjoy fun and games, this Wearable Easter Egg Bean Bag Toss Game is sure to provide endless entertainment at any Easter gathering.
  • Think outside of the basket with fun gifts like our Hip Hoppy Egg-Laying Chick Singing Stuffed Animal With Motion, Jesus and Friends Wood Play Set or Easter Coloring Activity Kit.


The season of new beginnings is a time for celebrating – and no matter how you choose to celebrate, Hallmark is here to help.


Visit hallmark.com to shop online or find the nearest store. And for more springtime fun, visit our resource page featuring DIY decorations, seasonal recipes, Easter basket-building tips, egg hunt planning guides and more.

About Hallmark

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing 27,000 worldwide, the approximately $3.5 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. The Hallmark Global business sells greeting cards, gift wrap and related products in more than 30 languages with distribution in nearly 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently-owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Crown Media Family Networks operates three linear cable channels, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama, and Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription video on-demand streaming service. The company also features Hallmark Publishing, a leading publisher of uplifting eBooks, audiobooks, and print editions. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Hallmark.com. 

Hallmark Cards, Inc. Adds Janet Rollé to its Board of Directors

Hallmark Cards, Inc. has announced Janet Rollé as a new member of its board of directors. Rollé is an experienced media executive who has held leadership roles at companies that include CNN, BET, MTV Networks and HBO. Rollé is currently the general manager of Parkwood Entertainment.

“We are thrilled to have someone with Janet’s talent and depth of experience join our board,” Hallmark’s Executive Chairman Don Hall, Jr. said. “Having led marketing, programming, business development and consumer experience for some of the world’s largest and most influential entertainment and media companies, we’re excited about the expertise Janet will bring as we continue to create synergies across Hallmark Cards, Crown Media and Crayola.”

“I’m honored to be named to the board of directors at Hallmark,” Rollé said. “It’s a family of cherished brands that touches our lives in so many ways. The human and emotional connection that these brands nurture is more important now than ever before.”

Rollé earned a BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase and an MBA from Columbia University. She serves on boards of directors for BuzzFeed and Carver Bancorp and has served on the nominating committee of the U.S. Tennis Association.

Rollé joins Hallmark Cards Inc.’s current board members Nancye Green, founding partner, Donovan/Green; David Dillon, retired CEO of the Kroger Company; Mike Perry, Hallmark CEO; David Hall, Hallmark executive vice-chairman of the board; and Don Hall, Jr., Hallmark executive chairman of the board.

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About Hallmark

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing 27,000 worldwide, the approximately $3.5 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. The Hallmark Global business sells greeting cards, gift wrap and related products in more than 30 languages with distribution in nearly 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently-owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Crown Media Family Networks operates three cable channels – Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama – in addition to Hallmark Publishing, a leading publisher of uplifting eBooks, audiobooks, and print editions, and Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription-based streaming service. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Hallmark.com.

Hallmark Celebrates Dads for Showing the Way This Father’s Day

The past year has provided a new perspective on life. One viewpoint that’s more valued than ever is that of a father. Whether it’s sound advice, gentle guidance or a simple moment of levity, the father figures in our lives show us the way more often than we know, so Hallmark is helping customers see and appreciate them for their leadership and love.

Hallmark’s extensive lineup of greeting cards and gifts makes it easy to show dads, grandfathers and father figures how much they’re appreciated for every amazing, ordinary, imperfect moment. From meaningful cards and gifts that express gratitude for the lessons taught, to hilarious cards that perfectly encapsulate his sense of humor, Hallmark provides many ways to celebrate the unique relationships we have with our father figures.

“Father’s Day is the perfect time to acknowledge the ways that dad has helped shape us into who we are today,” said Lindsey Roy, chief marketing officer of Hallmark. “Dads encourage us, help us find our way in the world, and always know how to make us laugh. No matter if you’re giving a card to your dad, grandfather, husband or son, it’s important to let the father figures in our lives know how much they mean to us.”

In a special Hallmark partnership, “Fuller House” star Michael Campion shared a look inside his special relationship with his dad.

“I feel like as I’ve gotten older, and especially as I’ve gotten more independent, it’s really important for me to tell [my dad] how seriously I love him and appreciate him,” Campion said in a recent appearance on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.”

Campion joins an estimated three in four Americans who plan to celebrate Father’s Day. According to the National Retail Federation, greeting cards are the top planned opportunity for giving this year. Hallmark research shows that roughly half of Father’s Day cards purchased are for fathers, with the remainder for husbands, grandfathers, sons, brothers, uncles or another special someone.

To dad, Father’s Day is all about time together and love. Hallmark helps celebrate close relationships in a simple way, bringing the special moments to life, with more than 1,000 unique Father’s Day cards available this year, including:

  • Paper Wonder adds dimension to cards and tells a unique story through memorable paper craft artwork that allows the card to double as a keepsake.
  • Hallmark Signature’s distinctive products feature unique processes, craftsmanship and attention-grabbing dimension.
  • Mahogany celebrates, affirms and enriches strong cultural ties and relationships.
  • DaySpring encourages and inspires through personal expression, positive messages and Christian Bible verses.
  • Good Mail cards feature trend-forward designs, a modern voice and positive vibes that encourage people to reach out to let dad know he matters.
  • Hallmark Vida is crafted with the Latino community in mind, reflecting common motifs, milestones and traditions.
  • Shoebox’s humor cards are quick, unexpected, casual, conversational and sometimes edgy.

Visit Hallmark.com to shop online or find the nearest Hallmark Gold Crown store.

About Hallmark

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing 27,000 worldwide, the approximately $3.5 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. The Hallmark Global business sells greeting cards, gift wrap and related products in more than 30 languages with distribution in more than 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops worldwide, including a network of company-owned and independently-owned Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and creative play toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Crown Media Family Networks operates three cable channels – Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama – in addition to Hallmark Publishing, a leading publisher of uplifting eBooks, audiobooks, and print editions, and Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription-based streaming service. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Hallmark.com.