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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. Sheylane anderson says:

    Houston that is the word!!! Here never is cold for more then one week! Some times I think the winter here is very close to the winter I use to have back home in Brasil !! LOL where any 60f people start use their leather jackets!!! Anyway!! The secret to me always in a cold wheather is get cozy with some warm soup and a comfortable bleakand that way have no way to feel the blues!!!!

  2. Lori says:

    Yummy warm soups, a good book, and movie nights snuggled on the couch with my family!

  3. Aliesha says:

    Warm, soft blankies and plenty of snuggling in with a good book. And tea!

  4. Krystn says:

    Fires, candles, color, and cooking…..and of course seed catalogs!

  5. Steph Hunn says:

    Cozy slippers and blankets. Hot chocolate and movies by just the light of the fireplace

  6. Jenna says:

    On the slopes :)

  7. @lemonslush says:

    I try to keep the winter blues at bay by opening the blinds and curtains whenever I can, spending time outside when it's not too cold to bear & curling up in the front of the fireplace with a cozy throw and pillows when it is.

  8. Jacque says:

    Cooking and baking…try new recipes and shopping for little accents to brighten my home.

  9. Taylor M says:

    I paint my fingernails a bright color so I can pretend it's summer!

  10. Vfletcher says:

    I keep the winter blues at bay with Lemonade and spontaneous bbq's nothing like ribs and coleslaw in the middle of January

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