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

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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!


March 28, 2012

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  1. AlisonB says:

    coolest party ever…

  2. Jillian says:

    That looks like so much fun! That collection is super cute. I’m sure Caitlin loved it. You’re right…the weather has been perfect for a backyard movie night. 🙂

  3. Amazing! I am in my thirties and I would LOVE this party! Great idea and I am sure it was so memorable her. Good job, Toni!

  4. Tina Dahl says:

    Love it…..looks like a GREAT time 🙂 Awesome job Toni!!

  5. Stevie says:

    Can you tell me where you found the glass containers that are used? I am throwing a popcorn and candy party in the teacher’s lounge next month and need some glassware. I’m going to be ordering some of your stuff ofr it as well! I am on my way now to order some of those cute candy cups you posted on FB the other day!

  6. kristi says:

    Awesome job Toni!!! Turned out Sooooooooo cute!!

  7. Love it! So cute! All the coordinating straws and bags made it even more adorable.

  8. Heather says:

    Fun. My daughter loves it. Where did you get all of the ribbon?

  9. Karla Rauch says:

    What an amazing idea. How terrific! I love the “Movie in the Park” idea.

  10. What a great party!! Great job, Toni – best mom ever!

  11. Joy says:

    Love.love love it! We are planning one for my twins (5) in May. Now we just need invites! Kim! We need invites! I will be in touch!

  12. Lucy Ward says:

    Party turned out great!!! Great job Mom. It definitely rivals “The Beach Party”. Both were great parties.

  13. Clyona says:

    This is such a cute party idea.

  14. Annette says:

    Looks like a lot of fun. Great party…

  15. Lupe says:

    Great party!! Can you tell me how you played the movie on to the screen? Is that a computer???

    • Toni says:

      We connected my laptop to a projector and showed the movie on a white sheet on the way. Super easy!

      • Nicole M. says:

        Love this party! What type of projector do you have and did you use speakers for the sound? We’ve been thinking about doing a party like this for a while and have a fence over which we can drape a sheet.

      • Gabi says:

        I am throwing a going away part for my friend, and we’ve made a slideshow that we would like to show. The only problem…no projector. Any suggestions?

  16. Fara says:

    Amazing party Toni! Great photos !

  17. clarissa says:

    Just love this party! I would totally do this for a summer get together for my friends! Would that be weird for a bunch of 20something year olds? Meh! Fabulous job!!

  18. Toni says:

    Absolutely not!! That sounds like a perfect Girls’ Night! Can I come?? LOL

  19. Jana Maciag says:

    Hi Toni,
    What a beautiful party! Loved it!

  20. All the delicious looking treats and – wow! amazing popcorn cookies, looks like a fun outdoor movie night! -Dani

  21. jane says:

    m&m candies are always so popular!

  22. iris says:

    it is a great party!

  23. Caitlin Chase says:

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

  24. dawniele castellanos says:

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

  25. Kelly says:

    Where would I print out these printables-

  26. Angie Austin says:

    I was looking at purchasing the outdoor movie party kit, but I’m not sure how I could print out the 16×20 poster. Would I need to send the file somewhere to be printed?


  27. Melody says:

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

  28. Melody says:

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

  29. 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/

  30. Avery says:

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

  31. AMY says:

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

  32. GA says:

    Where can I purchase the printable?

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