During this time of unprecedented change in the world, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, you may be wondering what you can do to lighten the mood and enjoy some festive fun at home with your family.
Watching a movie is a great way to escape the chaos and rediscover a little happiness with the people you love in the safety of your home. Be a little indulgent and invest in a home theatre system you and your family deserve. Finding a little festive magic is vital during this time when spirits are low.
Home Theatre Systems
A Home Theatre brings the cinema to your home, meaning you can shut out the world and fully immerse yourself in a little movie magic. You don’t even have to get dressed; you can watch your favorite movie in your pajamas if you want to, and no one will ever know – well, that’s a result!
You could design and build a purpose-built home theatre room that takes your movie experience to a whole new level. Although this may be a little bit extravagant, you may feel like splashing some cash, and after this year, why not.
Follow these steps to build your movie theatre on a budget:
When building your home theatre, you should take the time to consider the acoustics of the room. The sound needs to stay in your room and be soundproof to block out external noises.
Lighting and Furnishing Your Space
To ensure that you get that unique cinema feel with your home theatre, you may consider the following when you are planning out your space:
- Try to find the right balance.
- Light your room by positioning lighting equipment that lights the room indirectly.
- Cover the walls with either soundproofing material or carpet.
- Use a blackout curtain to block out light.
- Add spoke bling and personal touches.
- You could add a theatre seat too.
Television vs. Projectors
To get that authentic cinema feel, you could install an HD projector, as this is a lot less expensive than a large flat-screen LED television, and the lighting is less harsh.
It would help if you considered the following regarding your audio requirements:
- It would be best if you used between four or five speakers position around your room.
- Conceal wires and leads.
- Make sure that your receiver and the signal link with your speakers.
Cozy Up and Grab Some Popcorn
So, you’ve chosen your movie, and now it’s time to settle down with your family and friends, close the curtains, grab a bucket of popcorn. Turn the lights down low, pour yourself a festive drink, and get ready to enjoy a cinema experience at home.
Imagine enjoying a luxury experience with some homemade cinema food that gives you a feel-good factor and warms your heart. Try out a few fantastic ideas that you can make for your family and get the children involved.
Enjoy your home theatre experience, and love and treasure your time with family, safe at home.