Caitlin's Backyard Movie Party :: New Party Collection + Supplies

Hello! It's Toni here to share a fun party I just threw for my sweet daughter, Caitlin! She has been planning her 13th birthday party ever since the Twins' 13th Beach Party. She thought about 100 themes, but we finally settled on having a fun outdoor Movie Night! The weather here in Phoenix in March is perfection and we knew this would make a great party. Kim had already designed an adorable Movie Party Collection for a client last year, so it was perfect to use for this party! I enlisted the photography skills of Lacie from Lacie Lane Photography to capture the night!

My cousin, Mandy, makes cookies "just for fun", but let me tell you, she is so super talented. These cookies were incredible. Not only did they really look like popcorn, but they tasted so so good!

To make this backdrop, I used heavy duty tape to attach two large pieces of foam board together. I then covered it with two yards of fabric and it was a perfect fit for the table!

We put together a table filled with movie treats....popcorn and lots and lots of candy. Each girl was allowed to indulge to her heart's content!

Our new shop had the perfect party supplies for this occasion! Striped straws, candy cups, plates & napkins, colorful lanterns...all offered in coordinating colors for this Movie Party theme!

We also had cupcakes on hand (of course!)! My girls used coordinating scrapbook paper to make these adorable cupcake wrappers.

Caitlin (third from the left) was so happy with her party. The kids munched on hot dogs, nachos & soft pretzels before the movie started. They hit the concession stand as soon as it went dark. We draped a sheet up against our backyard wall as a movie screen, and we featured the movie "You Again". The girls (and myself) made ourselves comfortable on the soft grass with lots of pillows and blankets.


The Movie Night Party Collection is now available in our shop!

Along with lots of fun party decorations!

 

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60 comments

  1. jane

    03/31/2012

    m&m candies are always so popular!

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  2. iris

    04/01/2012

    it is a great party!

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  3. Caitlin Chase

    04/03/2012

    Thanks mom for such an awesome party! I loved it! You are the best! Love you;)

    Reply 0 replies
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  6. dawniele castellanos

    06/19/2012

    I know the cookies are just for fun....but would she consider making some for my girls upcoming birthday?

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  10. Kelly

    07/06/2012

    Where would I print out these printables-

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  13. Angie Austin

    10/25/2012

    I was looking at purchasing the outdoor movie party kit, but I'm not sure how I could print out the 16x20 poster. Would I need to send the file somewhere to be printed?

    Thanks!
    Angie

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    • Kim

      10/25/2012

      You can have it printed at any photo lab (Costco/Sams, etc)!

  14. Melody

    02/05/2013

    Hi! Ca youtell me where you got the foam boards from & what size they were?

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  15. Melody

    02/05/2013

    Hi! Can you tell me where you got the foam boards from & what size they were?

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    • Kim

      02/05/2013

      Hi Melody! Please email [email protected] She hosted this party for her daughter! Thanks!

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  20. Emily (B. Lovely Events)

    02/27/2014

    Wow what a fun movie party! The fonts on those printables for the party are amazing. We love how the concession stand idea. So cute for a party. We love the popcorn display too. We think it would great for an Oscar party and we included it in our round up of amazing popcorn ideas for the oscars! http://blovelyevents.com/2014/02/27/oscar-party-popcorn/

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  22. Avery

    05/26/2014

    Can you tell me where you found this font? It's adorable!

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  23. AMY

    05/27/2014

    Where can I put that I want the food labels customized?

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  25. Redsparow1

    01/06/2017

    Love the site, the photos are amazing! I first got introduced to the idea when we did my daughter's birthday party and now I blog about it at Http://backyardmovies.net. This is also great for live events like the Olympics, UFC, Football, etc. Now that you can stream these events live through your laptop, it makes it a lot easier to do. You just need to make sure that you have a good WiFi signal in your backyard.

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