Amid the chaos, we’ve gained license to slow mornings, duvet days on repeat, weekly zoom yoga practices, regular helpings of Pinterest and Netflix to keep us company, not to mention Nando’s has graced us with home delivery (and trust us we’re not complaining about that last one!), but with one major trade off, we’ve lost touch with our spontaneous side, especially in the bae department. So ladies, ditch the PJs and switch things up this weekend with a luxurious DIY movie date night.
To transform your home into a fabulously socially distanced screening room for two, keep reading!
First things first, pull up a bean bag…
Boy oh boy, do we have a crush on these velvety smooth, cushiony seats! When it comes to setting the right mood for your date night, décor is everything! And there’s simply nothing like sinking into one of these gorgeous bean bag chairs that make it easy to rearrange your living room space at your leisure. Grab yours in a fabulous range of colours including, chocolate, mink, truffle and more!
Dim the lights!
To create the perfect backdrop for your date, you’ll need soft lighting. When it comes to creating the magic there’s no question, fairy lights are the way to go! Not only are they incredibly adorable, but they are also an affordable way to instantly add brightness and warmth to any occasion. To get those sparks flying, we’ve handpicked these gorgeous dimmable remote-control fairy lights, with eight modes including, the slow fade, slow glow and twinkle for a mesmerising light display you’ll love.
Top tip: Try stringing them along a back wall, or you can drape them across your ceiling, fireplace, or shelves. Just have fun with it!
And of course, there’s simply no screening without a screen…
Go all out while you stay in with one of these LED HD projectors! Dim the lights and couple the projector with a surround sound system for an epic movie adventure you’ll never forget. If the weather allows (fingers-crossed), you could even throw on a blanket, cuddle up with bae and take the viewing outdoors. Simply project the screen onto a side wall in your garden and voila – your very own Somerset House screening.
Plus, you’ll need snacks – it’d be rude not to!
Got a sweet tooth? Then you’ll agree when with us when we say that this Cadbury Letterbox Hamper is too delicious to be ignored. And with 10 Cadbury Favourites to enjoy, why not indulge a little? Go on, one bite won’t hurt, or two, or three…
Keeping in line with our luxurious theme, why not indulge some more with Joe & Sephs five-pack night in popcorn bundle. With a selection of flavours such as salted caramel, double chocolate caramel, and toffee apple and cinnamon, what’s not to love?
Failing that, be sure to keep the wine coming…
No better way to un-wine-d than with a cheeky glass of prosecco! So why not top your date night off with a six or 12-bottle case of glorious Pink Dacastello Prosecco. With more than enough to keep your glass topped up all evening, you can crack open a bottle or two, and store the rest for Christmas and New Year’s Eve! Next, take it a step further by assembling a cheese board with a selection of your favourite cheeses, paired with prosciutto, stuffed olives, peppers, dried tomatoes, crackers, a selection dips, some red grapes and you’ll be all set for your romantic evening in!
So, there you have it, our guide to an unbrie-lieveable movie date night worthy of a five-star rating! Now you can furnish, nibble and sip your way to a fabulous night in to remember. Oh, and don’t forget the mistletoe!
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