Creative mum creates a ‘magical’ home cinema setup for a spontaneous family lockdown activity – and you can do the same with Kmart budget buys
- An Australian mum has turned her living room into a home cinema for her family
- Torey, from Victoria, bought affordable buys from Kmart to prepare snacks
- She used sink caddies to hold popcorn boxes, drinks and lollies
- The snacks were placed on old trays for the family to enjoy
- For an added touch, she bought a movie clapper board and a string of lights
A mum-of-two has impressed hundreds of parents on social media after sharing images of her incredible home cinema setup she arranged for kids while in lockdown.
Using affordable products from Kmart, Torey, from Victoria, transformed her living room into a cinema and prepared two trays of snacks using a sink caddy and popcorn boxes.
The sink caddies were the perfect size to hold the popcorn boxes, a drink and lollies, and an assortment of cheeses, biscuits and chopped sausages were placed in the centre of the trays.
Mum-of-two Torey, from Victoria, prepared trays of home cinema snacks for her family using products from Kmart
The sink caddies were the perfect size to hold the popcorn boxes, a drink and lollies
Mum Torey transformed her living room into a cinema (pictured)
For an added touch, Torey also bought $6 globe string lights and a $2.25 clapper board to place on the television cabinet.
The DIY cinema setup would be ideal for families along the east coast stuck at home in lockdown due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Torey first stumbled across the idea in a popular Facebook group and decided to recreate it herself.
‘I love this group! Thank you to the lady who shared this amazing hack we tried it out tonight and the kids loved family movie night!’ she wrote.
The entire setup would’ve cost $30.25 in total, with the most expensive buy being the $5 sink caddies as Torey purchased four.
For an added touch, Torey also bought $6 globe string lights and a $2.25 clapper board to place on the television cabinet
Hundreds of parents flooded the comments with words of praise and dubbed the idea as ‘brilliant’.
‘How fabulous! Lovely thing to do for the kids,’ one person wrote, another added: ‘This is childhood happiness!’
A third said: ‘Love the addition of the food tray, looks very professional.’