This Inflatable Pool Hack Is Brilliant for Summer Nights

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When you can't invest in an above or in-ground pool, an inflatable pool is the next best thing. Not only are they more affordable, but they're low-maintenance, easy to install, and ideal for small backyards. But it turns out inflatable pools can be used for more than a refreshing summertime dip and can be the perfect hack for a cozy outdoor movie night.


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We've spotted the inflatable pool movie night on social media and it's safe to say, we're obsessed. All you need is an inflatable pool, blankets, and pillows to create a little oasis that you can snuggle up in to watch a movie outside or gaze up at the stars.

Check out a few of our top picks to help you recreate this inflatable pool movie night hack this summer, below.


1. Funboy Ibiza Bohemia Kiddie Pool, $59

You can't have an inflatable pool hack without the pool. Funboy always has unique designs but we're especially loving this Ibiza-inspired pick.


2. Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Slub Knotted Fringe Throw Pillow, $19.99

These textured fringe throw pillows from Target can go with any inflatable pool setup.


3. Elnido Full Body Pillow Insert, $23.99

Line the inside of your inflatable pool with a full body pillow for maximum comfort.


4. Wamsutta Lustleigh Washed 7-Piece Full Comforter Set, $60

Create a soft base with a plush comforter or two.


5. Pillowfort Waffle Throw, $15

Top off your inflatable pool lounge with a lightweight throw blanket to wrap yourself in.


6. nuLOOM Rigo Hand Woven Jute Area Rug, $42.92

Layer an outdoor rug — like this round jute option — under your pool to make it a little more cozy.

7. Christopher Knight Home Alder Outdoor Modern Side Table, $49.49

Add a side table by your inflatable pool cocoon for all of your movie night snacks and drinks.