Starbucks’ Instagram-Famous Pink Drink Officially Joined the Menu
Last summer, the Starbucks-loving world was totally charmed by the Pink Drink — which was quickly followed by the purple drink, orange drink, and full-on drink rainbow. The drink started out on the coffee chain’s secret menu, meaning it wasn’t technically an official Starbucks offering, but if you asked nicely, a friendly barista might whip one up to your specs. But now, anyone who was too timid to opt for an unofficial menu choice can now enjoy the sweet sipping treat, as Starbucks’ viral Pink Drink has now officially joined the menu.
The perfect spring bevvy, the Pink Drink is a lighter option than the caffeine-filled lattés, featuring Strawberry Acai Refreshers® with accents of passionfruit and acai combined with coconut milk, and topped with a scoop of strawberries. It’s perfect for anyone who loves something on the sweeter side.
Vivienne Long, Starbucks vice president of US Retail Beverages, says, “This delicious and refreshing drink is a celebration of our customers’ and baristas’ creativity and is just one of the 170,000 ways we craft beverages to meet each person’s unique taste preferences.” The Pink Drink is available starting today at participating stores across the US, as well as via Mobile Order & Pay.
And while you might think that peeps are over the Pink Drink (ya know, since it basically took a full year for Starbucks to jump on the trend), it looks like fans of the franchise are totally into the addition, leaving comments on Instagram like, “YES!!!!!! about time” and “😍😍 excited to try it!!”
Now the only question is: When will the rest of the colorful drinks be coming to the official menu? We wanna taste the rainbow!
Are you happy that Starbucks has officially added the Pink Drink to their menu? Let us know @BritandCo!
(Photos via Stephen Chernin/Getty, Starbucks)
Pocket doors are so delightful in and of themselves. They appear when you need them, get tucked away when you don't, and make it easy to define rooms while keeping an open floor plan. Add to the pocket door a joyful patterned wallpaper surprise, and you will be sent right into fits of visual jubilation! Or something ;) Today we're sharing two simple and impactful pocket door makeovers that zhuzh up your space in a jiffy.
Anjelika Temple here, co-founder of Brit + Co and proud owner of several pocket doors! When I moved into my first real grown-up house a couple years ago, I knew I wanted to incorporate wallpaper so reached out to our friends at Chasing Paper to see how we might collaborate. It felt like a total lightbulb moment when I realized I could create a surprise pop of pattern on a couple sets of pocket doors.
Not only is it a whimsical way to bring color into a space, but the doors double as picture-perfect backdrops for all your SFH (selfies from home, obvs).
A few pro tips about install:
- Removable wallpaper is miraculously forgiving! You can take it on and off multiple times without it losing integrity (or mucking up your surface).
- I ordered this adhesive wallpaper installation kit with a squeegee and xacto knife and it worked super well. I also recommend a sharp pair of scissors for cutting longer lines.
- This is a two-person job! Get a friend, put on a playlist, and get ready to bond.
- Wild, organic patterns like Tally are great because it's challenging to spot any imperfections in pattern alignment; keep pattern choice in mind if you've got a lot of corners to match up. More geometric patterns and larger shapes leave less room for error (but are awesome in their own right!).
BATHROOM POCKET DOORS
In our primary bathroom, we chose the wallpaper pattern Tally, designed by Kelly Ventura, in White and Navy. In our space, the navy reads as a soft black, which is perfect for the space. It's easy to combine an ever-rotating collection of linens with the Tally pattern.
I love how the white trim becomes the perfect frame around this pocket door piece of art.
My favorite moment in this space is the fact that you actually get a third pop of pattern thanks to our serendipitously placed mirror!
And yes, this one works pretty darn well as a backdrop too ;)
LIVING ROOM DOUBLE DOORS
This set of doors is definitely a focal point of our home. It separates our living room from our primary bedroom which opens onto our backyard. The doors are pretty much always open, but when they're closed we wanted to evoke a fun, nature-inspired vibe. With that in mind, we selected the Lines and Moons pattern by Thimblepress in Green and Brown.
Earth mama vibes up in here! I love how the shapes and colors echo the ferns you see through the windows and the acorn wood details throughout the house.
Love this pattern moment, and xacto-ing out the door handle is def on the oddly satisfying DIY list.
For a pattern lover like me, I love that now I have this instant photo backdrop!
Thanks to Chasing Paper for providing these rolls of pure pattern amazingness. Head to chasingpaper.com to find our own favorites and start adding patterns to your home!
(Wallpaper wingwoman: Kayla Haykin; Photography: Kurt Andre)