We can’t go to the cinema for now, but can it come to us? Oh yes, movie nights are well and alive, right at home. See how you can easily set up a projector and screen for the perfect shelter-in movie night.
Set up the movie night projector
Big screen — that’s the first thing that differentiates a cinema experience from watching TV at home. And you need a projector to achieve that.
#1 Hidden home cinema
A clean white wall is great for a home cinema screen. A combination of wall mounted IKEA BESTÅ units hides a projector.
Having a drawer and a flip-up table next to the sofa or bed ensures a table for popcorn and drinks.
If mounting the projector to the ceiling or wall is out of the question, do this! Use 2 ELVARLI posts and a shelf to hoist the projector up. You may still need to secure the posts with screws to prevent any accidents. Read more.
Emilie hacked a video projector that stands behind the couch. She used the top, bottom and long side pieces of the KALLAX plus EKBY STÖDIS brackets to make a C structure, which is held in place by the weight of the sofa. See the no-drill projector stand.