Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

Instead of breaking the bank and stressing over the details of heading out for date, try a date night staycation! Take the weekend off and take advantage of your media room with an in-home date night! Get the most out of your home theater by enjoying a few different date night themes!

Swivel Tray Table for the Win on Taco Tuesday

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Margaritas, salsa, and tacos. What’s not to love about Taco Tuesday?! Spice up your in-home date night with a Mexican themed dinner. Dinner and a show? Yes, please! This is made possible by adding Seatcraft’s Swivel Tray Table to your Seatcraft home theater chair! Now you will be able to enjoy your food and movie at the same time.

Looking for a healthier alternative to margaritas? Summer is the perfect time to try this refreshing drink: Mix 1 shot tequila with 1 cup soda water or flavored water (try grapefruit for a fruity twist) with plenty of fresh squeezed limes and garnish with fresh mint. This refreshing beverage is great if you want to cut down on the sugar intake while not compromising on taste! Salsa music and dancing? What better way to kick off your romantic staycation than with some fun dancing in your media room?! Turn on streaming salsa/latin music and have fun with it! Once you can’t dance anymore, put up your feet on Seatcraft’s Swivel Cuddle Couch and watch Dirty Dancing - Havana Nights!

Get cozy on Seatcraft’s Cuddle Seat

Going to the movies for date night can be a blast and be a bit nostalgic, but it’s much more romantic to cuddle up to your significant other in the comfort of your own home. Get close on this Seatcraft Cuddle Seat so you can enjoy the movie together!

With customizable colors, you can make your cuddle seat match the decor of your home theater effortlessly. Not only is it a stylish addition, it’s also incredibly comfortable with long lasting and durable foam filling. Adding soft blankets and plush throw pillows will surely make your staycation feel like a true vacation filled with plenty of R&R.

Wine Glass Caddy for Wine Wednesday

Make your staycation enviable with a flight of different wines to try with your significant other! This turns movie night into much more than just watching the latest film. To make this wine night possible, try this attachable Seatcraft wine glass caddy. With no-slip technology, you won’t need to worry about spills! We love how Seatcraft has plenty of add-on accessories to make your home theater seats customizable to your lifestyle! So, BYOB and enjoy your wine without the corkage fee.

Include a SoundShaker Seat Vibration Kit

To make your movie watching experience memorable, include Seatcraft’s revolutionary SoundShaker Seat Vibration Kit. It simply connects to your seat to shake and vibrate in synchronization with on-screen action that way you can really feel the movie! With easy wireless connection, you and your significant other will feel as though you are in the movie alongside your favorite actors!

Movies, Movies and More Movies

The options are endless when it comes to themed date night staycation. However, if themes aren’t necessarily your speed, try a simpler staycation for you and your significant other. Throw together a fine and versatile cheese board the two of you can share. Pair it with your favorite beverage and this staycation will be one for the books. You can even make it romantic with chocolate covered strawberries and champagne! The cherry on top is a good romantic comedy on the big screen!

Here are a few of our favorite rom-coms to watch with your significant other:

Crazy Stupid Love 
Steve Carell is known for providing copious belly laughs and Ryan Gosling for his charming humor and good looks, so this pair makes a for a fan favorite. This movie is both relatable as well as candid about the struggles of post-breakup life, finding love again and family.

There’s Something About Mary
This is a classic romantic comedy go-to and for good reason. Something About Mary stars Cameron Diaz and depicts what happens when everyone falls for Mary.

Silver Linings Playbook
Starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, this romantic comedy is heartfelt and honest. Showing how life doesn’t always go as planned but how love can be redeeming and in this case, a saving grace.

The Big Sick
Based on the real life story of a couple who endures some difficult times together. This witty and heartfelt love story is both funny and intelligent. Offering a cross-cultural twist on the classic romantic comedies we know and love.

Most are available to stream on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. Pre-order the Big Sick to watch from the comfort of your home during your staycation.

Get to Planning!

Now that we have covered the many ways you can turn date night into a staycation with your significant other, pick something that works for you both! Date night at home can be made just as fun (if not more enjoyable) as a night out. So, take our advice and get creative with ways to turn your new media room into a staycation paradise!

Friday, August 4, 2017

Home Theater Designs We Love

Brace yourselves! This month, we’ve decided to change up our favorite home theater design ideas. Instead of showcasing elaborate, out-of-this-world custom home theaters, we are going to show you how to make the most out of LESS.

That’s right. Your home theater doesn’t need to be large and grandeur to be incredible! Some of the most amazing moments are right in the comfort of your own home, regardless of the size. Our home theater design ideas for this month are keeping budget in mind, so you don’t have to break the bank to have a mind-blowing cinema experience.

Urban Comfort
Simple, comfortable, and realistic. Is it the easy access wine cellar or the 10 foot screen projector that makes us crazy about this design? No movie night is complete without uncorking a bottle of fine wine! The highlight of this home theater is the wine cellar, which is enough to grab the attention of any wine lover! This easily attainable design comes complete with overhead light fixtures, sensible storage, and, of course, fashionable mini beverage tables. The neutral color scheme makes this design suitable for a variety of homes.

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Classic and Theatrical
Love the feel of the theater, but not the drive, prices, or annoying audience members? Stay within the comfort of your own home with this perfect design! This home theater is ideal for the whole family, but not too over the top! The red walls and floor, along with the dimmable wall lights completely transform this intimate sized room into a theater. For an extra effect, consider adding in wall-mounted speakers to intensify every action that occurs in the film.

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Sports Heaven
He shoots, he scores! If you’re a huge sports fan, this theater design is a dream come true. Equipped with a full sports bar and multiple TVs, you’ll never need to leave the house to watch a sports game...ever again. This design even has a scorekeeper above the media wall so you never have to squint to catch a glimpse of the score. This sports heaven is actually located in a pool cabana, but can easily be an inspiration for your home theater.

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Modern Cinema
Have that room in your home that just never gets used? Turn it a beautifully styled movie room! We love this idea because this is a very normal sized room that holds so much potential. This room can comfortably fit the whole family! Consider adding the Seatcraft Cuddle for the ultimate comfort! Add the adjustable LED colored lights create a fun ambiance the whole family will enjoy!

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Maximum Comfort
WARNING: The following design is NOT intended for those who fall asleep during movies! This design might be too comfortable for you and could cause excessive sleepiness. Who doesn’t love the idea of laying down while watching tv, or a movie? Take your home theater to the next level while still utilizing a smaller space with this super cozy theater design. We love everything from the LED accent lights to the eccentrically patterned carpet. The sconces and wall color add a regal essence to the design.


Rustic and Cozy

The possibilities are endless, even if you have a small space. This whimsical design brings the magic back into watching a good film. Have you had a hectic week? Well, wind down by sneaking away to this hidden gem and get lost in a marvelous film. The hanging lights and lanterns set the mood for a romantic evening with your significant other. Make this design even cozier by adding in a fireplace or pellet stove for a complete european cottage vibe.

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