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Update: Congratulations to our random winner Michelle, who says, “I fight the winter blues here in Michigan by looking at all the decorative elements in my house that remind me of the beach!” Check back on March 1 for another great giveaway. 

Is your home feeling a bit dull and ordinary? In need of a little color and spunk? With retro maxims like “It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring” (Marilyn Monroe) and “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful” (Mae West), the online shop Society Social specializes in vintage-inspired pieces designed to make your room stand out, from bar carts to faux bamboo furniture. That’s why we’re teaming up to give one lucky reader a set of one-of-a-kind designer pillows — the perfect antidote to the winter decorating blues.

Designer Pillows From Society Social

One reader will win the set of three pillows displayed above: two featuring a blue Moroccan-inspired print and one in a fresh, bright floral To enter for a chance to win, answer this month’s question: How do you fight the winter blues? Bright colors? Sparkles? Warm blankets? Tell us in the comments below.

Want more from Society Social? Check out the company’s brilliantly-styled “magalogs” and swoon-worthy products on its Facebook page.

You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited by law. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S., D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. All entries (comments) must be entered between 9:00 a.m. ET on February 1, 2013 and 12:00 p.m. ET on February 4, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of prize: $270. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a HGTV, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.



187 Responses

  1. Jessie Raeford says:

    I fight my winter blues by celebrating my best accomplishments. I look back on past photos of the best memories, plan and start new paintings and artistic endevors, and I member all ofthe lives that I've touched by hopefully being an inspiring high school art teacher.

  2. Alexandra says:

    Roasting marshmallows by the fireplace while giving myself a sparkly french pedicure! My toenails are fabulous!

  3. allie m says:

    a cozy, over-sized sweater, a little dark chocolate melted in my afternoon coffee and playing in the yard, freezing cold or not, with my 2 year old son and our dog! turns the blues into bliss!

  4. Julie N says:

    Having my grandkids over and spending lots of time playing in the snow! LOts of squeals of laughter ! Sipping on hot chocolate, topped with hugs Kisses chases all the winter blues away!

  5. Allyson Conklin says:

    i fight the winter blues with natural colored drapery that allows for lots of sunlight and vitamin d!

  6. Michelle says:

    I fight the blues by heading to the library and picking up a good read.

  7. suepetes says:

    I create decorating ideas

  8. Natasha S says:

    I like to fight the winter blues with warm blankets! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  9. Katie says:

    House plants and fresh flowers bring life to a home, even during the dead of winter. I try to have a plant or flowers in every room!

  10. Denise says:

    I stay warm & fight the blues by snuggling up with my husband and our dogs!

Liz GrayLiz is a senior editor at HGTV.com and an co-editor-in-chief for Design Happens. She lives in a midcentury tri-level that’s stuck in the ‘70s…for now. When she’s not working on...


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