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Movie Night Birthday

When my daughter turned 8 she wanted to have her friends over to watch a movie. She had never had a big party with all her friends, so I was very excited to make this happen for her.

The Dollar Tree came in handy for popcorn buckets and a variety of movie theater candy. Amazon also has paper buckets.

Amazon had a great selection of themed décor. We even used leftover table runners to line the walkway. (BannerHanging Decor, Balloons)

We prefilled buckets with popped popcorn, and lined up the many popcorn salt varieties. Something that never occurred to me before the day, not all kids like popcorn. I would have had a backup up of chips and pretzels if I could do it again.

There was also plenty of mini waters with all that salty food.

We set up every seating option we could think of, so everyone could have a cozy spot.

For a take home treat we sent popcorn, candy, and popcorn bucket’s. (Clear BagsTrolls Stickers)

It was a great night. Everyone wore Pajama’s, and when the movie was over we did cupcakes and presents.

I could not find the backdrop I ordered, but if I had to pick again I would get the following from Amazon. The tablecloth was also something I couldn't find again, but searching "gold foil tablecloth" will bring up many options.

My attempt at cupcakes were meant to look like popcorn. I cut into mini marshmallows and used yellow food safe spray to look like butter. They were not perfect, but they were delicious.

I should note my daughter and her friends are pretty chill, and loved the idea of lounging around together. This is definitely not for everyone.


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