Entertaining At Home: Hosting A Perfect Summer Movie Night

For a lot of families, summer is the time of year they look forward to the most. No more bundling up in layers of clothing, no more hiding indoors. Summer is for going to the beach, hiking, swimming in the lake, and riding bikes all day long.

After all of that sun and activity, we can get a bit worn out. That makes summer an ideal time to host a movie night. Sitting back and relaxing with a good movie (especially if there's a gentle summer storm outside) is one of life's joys.

Having a well-organized entertainment center makes nights like this a breeze.

When gathering friends and family for a movie night, you want your home to look its best, even though summer is the most chaotic and rambunctious season. If you have an entertainment center that's designed to meet your needs, you will only need a few mintues to get things in order.

Drawers and cabinets hide remotes and game console controllers. Cables and wires are all be concealed out of sight. Countertops serve snacks and drinks. Shelves display prized pieces of your collection, creating a centerpiece for your family room.

Overall, a clean and orderly look to your entertainment center will allow you and your guests to keep their eyes on the main attraction: the movie!

Pass the popcorn, please!

Ginny Snook Scott is the Chief Design Officer at California Closets. She has over 25 years experience with California Closets and has helped over 1,000 clients create custom closets and organize their home. Connect with Ginny on Google+.