Chicago, Ill.-based Papyrus-Recycled Greetings has been granted the license to a number of characters by artist Mary Engelbreit for a line of cards.
A holiday line of the themed greetings will be available in February and April 2011. An everyday card line will follow in spring 2011.
"We are thrilled to bring Mary Engelbreit to our retail partners and our consumers," says Sue Buchta, president of Papyrus-Recycled Greetings. "Her distinctive illustration style, spirited wit and nostalgic warmth offer a timeless appeal and her cards will help us to broaden the great depth of offerings we have that continue to inspire personal connections."
Engelbreit's artwork has appeared on close to 6,500 licensed products.