See the stars in your own backyard … on your DIY big screen, that is.
In the height of summer your backyard or porch is headquarters for family time and date night alike. Combine both and cue up a movie on your DIY movie screen for a staycation highlight or fun gathering with the neighbors.
A bedsheet or table cloth affixed to a fence or wall plays projection screen, and your at-home projector makes movie magic.
Setting up a snack station with seasoned popcorn and traditional concession stand candies will win over guests of all ages.
Creating a homemade touch is always a good idea when you’re entertaining — indoors or out. Gather a few common household materials — canvas dropcloth, painters’ tape, fabric-safe paint, and a roller — and you can craft a custom blanket that feels expensive but only costs a few dollars. The stripes lend a nautical look that let this throw pull double duty as a beach blanket or picnic spread.
Whether you choose action, comedy or thriller, your backyard movie night is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
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BY DOUGLAS CALHOUN ON 2 SEP 2016