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Introducing: The Vintage Cinema Lightbox

Introducing: The Vintage Cinema Lightbox

We know, we know... you love our lightboxes but you wish you had space for more letter and longer phrases, right? And while you totally dig the black and white, you're craving a little more of a retro vibe for your space.

Our latest product launch was almost eight months ago, but don't think for a second we haven't been busy, dreaming up our next innovation. And today, we are thrilled to bring you the newest addition to the lightbox family: the Vintage Edition Lightbox!

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With it's nostalgic brown faux wood shell, this lightbox gives a classic look and feel to your home decor. But more than just a different look and feel, this baby is also extra long! It's two rows, with space for 14 characters across each. 

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Think about it. More characters means more creative possibilities! Just imagine all the Words To Live By you will be able to create that you couldn't before.

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You're going to get 140 letters, numbers, and characters to play with when you order one of these. All for $64.99USD. And, if you already have the Original My Cinema Lightbox, all of the letters from the Symbol, Vibrant and Wilderness pack will fit in here also. Bonus! 

We hope you're as stoked as we are about our latest release. Click here to order your Vintage Cinema Lightbox NOW!

Word Of The Day: A Game the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Word Of The Day: A Game the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Family game night may be a thing of the past—of another generation even! These days, family schedules are tight; and people are spending less and less time together.

Does this sound like your family? Have you started to notice that your kids are increasingly becoming more interested in text messaging their friends and less interested in playing games with Mom & Dad? Well, we’ve got a game that everyone can get into and you can play it EVERYDAY. This is a great way to connect as a family, especially with older kids. (Before you know it, they'll be looking forward to family dinners and they’ll be a little smarter!)

Use your My Cinema Lightbox to teach the entire family a new word, every day.

Here’s how the game is played.

Step 1: Find words.

First, you need to find the words. The right words. There are many websites and apps you can use to get new words daily. Here are a few we like:

  1. SuperKids: We like this one because you can pick words that are good for specific ages. You can set this to be your homepage, so when you pop open your laptop each morning, a new word is waiting for you!
  2. Oxford English Dictionary: Who to better trust to provide you with an ample amount of words than the dictionary people. You can subscribe and have them emailed to your inbox each day!
  3. Word Of The Day app: Download it right to your device and get fresh words delivered daily. How much more convenient can it get! (Don’t forget to turn your push notifications on.)

Step 2: Display each morning.

Wake up bright and early, turn on the coffee maker and pull out your My Cinema Lightbox tiles. File the letters into your MCL to build out the Word Of The Day and display it near the breakfast table where the whole family can read it. Over cereal, present the Word of The Day to your family along with the definition, and possibly an example of how to use it in a sentence.

Step 3: Complete the challenge.

Challenge that family of yours to use that word sometime throughout their day! Using it will help everyone commit to memorizing the word.

Step 4: Share with everyone.

When everyone reconvenes for dinner, ensure the My Cinema Lightbox is within sight. Take turns going around the table sharing how you used the word that day.

That’s how the game is played! It’s designed to be fun and educational, and not so much about winners and losers, but hey—if you’re a competitive family, surely you could find a way to integrate a score system, maybe with rewards that get you out of household chores. (Or is the pride enough?)

Now Vocabu-bots, roll out!

8 Ways to Use The My Cinema Lightbox in Your Dorm Room

8 Ways to Use The My Cinema Lightbox in Your Dorm Room

It’s that time of the year again - back-to-school season! Little kids everywhere are loading up their backpacks with fresh school supplies and ripe red apples for their new teachers, while college students are packing up their lives and moving to a different city altogether.

For college students, this means lots of new challenges - meeting new people, taking new classes, and living on their own for the first time - but that also means being able to decorate their dorms however they want! (No parental approval required!)

And what better way to decorate than with a My Cinema Lightbox? It’s 100% customizable to fit whatever mood you’re in (and we can promise you’ll definitely experience a wide range of feelings throughout the school year), or alternatively, can be used as signage for whatever crazy party you’re hosting. Your new college friends are going to be oh-so impressed!

Here are some of our favorite ways that our creative customers have used their My Cinema Lightbox, and hopefully will give you inspiration for using yours to decorate your new dorm room!

1. To proclaim your love for coffee -- because caffeine is necessary fuel to get you through late night cram sessions.

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2. To count down the days until the weekend! 

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3. To motivate yourself -- because college classes are a lot tougher than high school!

how to decorate dorm room with cinema lightbox

4. To quote your favorite T-Swift lyrics and…

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5. To host geeky parties in your room. (Don’t be ashamed!)

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6. … And to motivate you to get up the next morning.

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7. To celebrate your first love. (Do you know how many couples meet in college?)

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8. And to remind yourself to have fun! Don't let the stress of college get you down.

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Now you can confidently step out onto your new college campus and leave all those fears of dorm living behind! You'll have the coolest room on your floor and everyone's going to love you. Let your [My Cinema Lightbox] light shine bright while you create words to live by and memories that last will last a lifetime!