This Pokemon Go Dating App Lets You Pika-Choose Your New Love
Pokemon Go is taking over the world right now, sparking endless headlines and even leading to potential romantic hook-ups (for real, guys). If you dream of one day wearing your very own Pokemon engagement ring, but are still seeking a Snorlax-searching S.O., then we have the just the thing for you. PokéDates is a new matchmaking site that will help you catch ‘em all while snagging the love of your life.
Jumping on the latest craze, the folks over at Project Fixup, “a fun and convenient way to meet someone new (whether or not you play Pokemon GO!),” want to help you find the perfect PokéPartner with the adorably named PokéDates.
To get into the action, all you need to do is…
1. Answer a few questions. Let the folks behind the scenes in on a little info about yourself and “what you seek in a PokéMate.” Once you’re done, one of their “Specialists” will take a peek at your PokéProfile to get your started on the road to PokéRomance.
2. Share your schedule. Let the Poké peeps know when you’re free and they’ll track down someone else using the service that you can “explore and battle” with.
3. Confirm your PokéDate. Once someone has been chosen for you, you’ll receive an email with details about your PokéMatch, as well as the time and place to meet.
4. Catch ’em all, together. “Just show up at the right place and time and you can catch ‘em all together on your PokéDate!” Obviously, take all the normal first date precautions, like letting your besties know where you are and keeping them updated throughout.
5. Everlasting PokéLove? Hopefully you’ll find your Pokemon-lovin’ other half… or at least, a new friend.
Is this the kind of dating service that you (or a friend) could use? Tweet us @BritandCo!
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)