The Big Screen
In an ideal world, everyone could have a big screen and great sound system for their home theater. If that's not the case, try to make the screen the main focus. Photo by RMS user areda.
Drama, Drama, Drama
A great way to re-create the ambiance of an actual theater is to add curtains like RMS userBarBQfan.
RMS user Mary Blair used heavy curtains to block out light and to frame the large screen. She also got creative and added a night sky mural to the room.
Nighttime all the Time
To create a dark viewing space, try what RMS user fortheloveofdesign did. She used black seats and walls to make the space as dark as possible.
Try to find the seating for your space that creates the best viewing environment. RMS user Paytonjeep97 found seating with pull-down drink holders.
A Step Up
You could try re-shaping your home theater by adding platform seating like RMS user mtelkins.
You think you don't have space for a home theater? RMS user Portia_NW decided to convert her garage into an extravagant cinema.