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See the possibilities. Positioned over the carport, this built-in movie screen re-creates the feel of a classic drive-in movie theater, reinforcing the sleek 1950's lines of the modern home but with a digital age update.
These lucky homeowners can also view films from the upper level terrace off the main house.
Assess your yard. The first step is to take a look around the exterior of your home. Do you have a blank wall available? That could be the perfect spot for the silver screen (or a white sheet). You will also need a small table or a stool to position the projector and a seating area — though a patch of lawn works just as well as a full outdoor living room.
Don't forget fun details. A backyard film-screening party can be a whole-neighborhood event or a romantic evening for two. Either way, the small touches really make it a night to remember.
Here are a few things to consider for your next backyard movie night: