Time to save BIG

Attention shoppers, we’ve got a sale in progress and it’s a big one. Through July 14th, you can save 25% on merchandise throughout the store. This type of discount means it’s the perfect time to go big. 

 

Think farmhouse tables…farm table

 

leather and upholstered chairs…leather chair

upholstered chair

 

rugs…kilim rugs

 

and bookcases…bookcase

These are statement pieces that can transform a room by being the focal point or tying the space together. Lean a large mirror against the wall to open up the room with light, or complete your outdoor living space with teak benches and adirondacks. 

Make a statement without spending a fortune. With 25% off, there’s no reason to shop around. Visit Paul Michael by July 14 to think big and save big.

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Mardi Gras Is Feb. 12: Is Your House Ready?

Mardi Gras is just around the corner, and that means you can start colorful home decorating! Whether you’re throwing a wild party or just hosting a small get-together, decorations are a must for any Mardi Gras activities. Try these ideas for making your home festive this February.

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  • An LED flag on your porch is a great way to invite people inside, or let people know where the party is.
  • Colorful beads, lights, and a vase come together to make great centerpieces. Layer the coins and traditional beads however you’d like!
  • Recycle old beads and make unique coasters with felt and craft glue. Choose bead strands with unique medallions on them to make each one unique.
  • Go all out with your place settings at a dinner party by using masks, more beads, and festive napkins. If you know your guests well, personalize a place setting by using a mask that suits them well.
  • Of course, no Mardi Gras is complete without King Cake. Follow this easy recipe, put a trinket inside the cake, and see which guest finds it!

Doing your Mardi Gras decorating for an amazing party doesn’t need to be difficult or expensive. Get creative, get crafty, and find more supplies and ideas at Paul Michael Company.  We love Mardi Gras and we’ve already started collecting great decorations in our stores.  Share your own decorating ideas on our Facebook page!

The Paul Michael Company Holiday Party is December 6th!

We’d like to formally invite you to one of our holiday parties that we will be hosting at ever Paul Michael Company store location on December 6, 2012.

Come hungry and ready to shop! There will be lots of tasty hors d’eourves and refreshments as well as some very exciting prizes. Every hour, there will be a drawing for a $50 gift card! But even if you are not the lucky winner of one of our gift cards, there will be plenty of opportunities to shop and enjoy new mark downs on unique gifts and holiday decor throughout the store. So come celebrate the season and get your holiday decor and gift shopping done early.

Oh and that’s not all! For the holiday parties at each location, there will be special guests and entertainment. At the Paul Michael Company location in Monroe, Louisiana, Ms. Kay from the ever-popular A&E show, Duck Dynasty, will be joining us!

Please RSVP on our Facebook Event Page and enter to win a $100 Gift Card. We hope to see you all there! Don’t forget to wear your Santa hat!

Don’t Miss the Black Friday Specials at Paul Michael Company!

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Tomorrow we will all be relaxing at home and indulging in an abundance of quality family time and delicious comfort foods. But on Friday, we’ll be strapping on our running shoes and getting ready for the busiest shopping day of the year! Are you ready? To help you gear up for the busy day of shopping, here is a great list of Black Friday shopping tips from Hip2Save.

And don’t forget to include one of the Paul Michael Company store locations as one of your Black Friday shopping destinations. We’ll be offering hundreds of Christmas decor and home decor items at 25 to 50 percent off! But you better get here early to get the best selection of our holiday decor and unique handcrafted home decor. Here are the Black Friday store hours for our three different locations:

  • Paul Michael Company Lafayette, Louisiana Location: 8am to 8pm
  • Paul Michael Company Monroe, Louisiana Location: 8am to 8pm
  • Paul Michael Company Lake Village, Arkansas Location: 9am to 6pm
  • Paul Michael Company Canton, Texas Location: 10am to 6pm

Happy Thanksgiving and happy Black Friday shopping!

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Paul Michael Company Ladies’ Night Thursday, October 18th 5-9pm

Event at all locations!

Don’t miss out on our annual Ladies’ Night on Thursday, October 18th from 5-9 p.m. at all of our locations, and it’s sure to be a good time! We began the party years ago as a way to say “thank you” to our customers, and have continued the tradition ever since. It’s an intimate, laid-back event just like a private party—one year we had more than 50 women singing “I Feel Like a Natural Woman”! The event will feature our amazing fall and Christmas decor, and include music, appetizers, cocktails, how-tos, sales, discounts and visiting artists, and each Paul Michael Company location is putting its own personalized twist on the party.

Ladies' Night October 18th

P. Allen Smith’s Home Garden eHow Challenge

Award-winning designer and gardener, P. Allen Smith is taking on a Garden Home Challenge that some might say is nearly impossible. Allen is attempting to build a 1,600 square foot eco-friendly home in only 150 days! But wait, that’s not all. He is attempting to do this with only $150,000!

You can follow Allen through this sustainable home building adventure by tuning in to Allen’s eHow Home Channel on YouTube. See how he is saving energy and saving dollars during each step of the process, which has already been filled with numerous successes, failures and re-dos.

All of us here at Paul Michael Company are following Allen’s challenge not only because we are fascinated by his ambition and hoping to learn a few things ourselves, but because Allen is relying on Paul Michael Company to meet his decorating needs while staying within his budget!  We can’t wait to see what the final product will look like with all of the lamps, tables, chairs and other furniture pieces from Paul Michael Company!

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p. allen smith home garden challenge

Paul Michael Company Helps Create a Willy Wonka Wonderland!

We hope some of our customers and friends in Monroe, Louisiana were able to make the recent production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at the Strauss Theatre Center. Performances were held on July 19-22 and 26-29, and the reviews were stellar!

The local talent that came together to form the cast got high praises for doing such a wonderful job of bringing the colorful story of America’s favorite candy man to the stage. The audience found themselves laughing and clapping throughout the entire production!

Paul Michael Company was overjoyed to participate in the production in their own way by lending accessories to decorate the Strauss Theatre lobby. Our friend and the Vice President of Hospitality and Volunteers at the theater, Bobbette Prince, came to the Paul Michael Company store in Monroe, Louisiana and used her fantastic eye to pick out just what they needed to transform the lobby into a wacky Wonka wonderful!

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If you were unable to make this production, there will be another chance to see local talent perform another classic with the production of “Cats” in October. All of us at Paul Michael Company can’t wait! We’re even practicing with our own kitties, Autumn and Guizmo, just in case they need any stand-ins!

If you are interested in supporting the Arts in Monroe, you can participate in the Strauss Theatre membership drive that is currently underway by calling 318-323-6681.