Prairie Hive is a new digital lifestyle magazine following in the designer footsteps of other publications like Rue and Lonny. Though the first issue – which just launched last week – has considerably fewer pages than it’s decor-focused precursors, the pages are readable in one sitting and pop with colorful, creative design and party ideas.
If you’re looking for a backyard barbecue hosting alternative this summer, don’t miss the outdoor movie night featured on page 22. Mini lights, paper lanterns, pom-pom garland and cozy blankets give this casual party an eclectic, cheerful atmosphere.
A well-stocked snack bar is a movie night must. Brightly-colored candy in retro canisters, gourmet sodas and giant bowls of flavored popcorn give this party a youthful vibe. You can read on their blog that they used a PVC coated drop cloth that is almost white and has a smooth slick side to get an inexpensive movie screen.
Check out Prairie Hive for more ideas on how to host a backyard movie night, including movie and music suggestions, plus recipes for rosé sangria and curry and maple bacon flavored popcorn!
+ All photos Prairie Hive Magazine
Ali de BoldJune 15, 2011 at 19:11
I would love to do something like this! Such a fun and original idea.
j house kidJune 16, 2011 at 07:53
Very sweet and colorful. Perfect ending of a backyard game day or barbeque!
Sarah VJune 17, 2011 at 14:05
Thanks so much for all the great comments and Re-Tweets! Check out the mag and our website for more…
hena tayebJune 27, 2011 at 12:15
Oh that looks awesome.. a perfect evening.
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What size sheet did you use and how did you hang it?
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Sara, the size that you need really depends on how far you place the projectors. I will write a post shortly where I will share the details about the equipment that you need.
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