13 Lively Bedspreads to Beat the Winter Blues

Saffron Marigold - Updated: January 2, 2024

Ah, winter – the season of cozy sweaters, hot cocoa, and holiday celebrations. But, as much as we love building snowmen and sipping eggnog, the winter season can play tricks on our mood too. Many of us live in relatively mild climates year-round, but the days are shorter, colder, and snowier for many of us, too! With shorter days and less sunlight, some folks might experience the winter blues, aka Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). It’s like Mother Nature’s way of testing our resilience! But don’t worry, there are ways to beat the winter funk. Winter is also a time for snuggling up and finding the joy in the little things. Decorate your bedroom in colorful linens and lights to bring a little warmth to your space: tea lights in winter scents, fluffy rugs afoot, and colorful bedspreads. Here are 13 colorful bedspreads to beat the winter blues.

1. Blue floral bedspread

As winter’s chill sets in, surround yourself with the calming hues of wildflower blooms, creating a cozy retreat that lifts your spirits. Let the floral patterns evoke thoughts of warmer days, and beat the winter blues with the soothing embrace of nature-inspired comfort

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2. Christmas bedspread to beat the winter blues

Elevate your holiday spirits and beat the winter blues with our festive Christmas bedspread. Wrap yourself in the warmth of joyous stars, stripes, and polkas in a cheerful red and ivory palette.

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3. Colorful boho bedspread

Embrace the warmth of bold, cheerful colors that transport you to sunlit festivals and exotic destinations. Let this boho bedspread be a canvas of joy, bringing a burst of positivity to your room and uplifting your spirits during the colder months.

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4. Tropical-inspired bedspread

Let the tropical paradise unfold in your bedroom, creating a haven that transports you to faraway shores. Immerse yourself in the lush colors and exotic patterns that evoke the spirit of sun-kissed beaches and swaying palm trees.

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5. Orange lively bedspread to beat the chill and winter blues

Revitalize your living space and chase away the winter blues with our lively orange bedspread. Transform your space into a radiant retreat that adds a touch of zest to the winter season.

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6. Bold red bedspread to invite warmth

Elevate your winter sanctuary with our bold red bedspread, a powerful antidote to the seasonal blues. Envelop yourself in the rich warmth of this vibrant colorway, transforming your space into a cozy refuge that radiates passion and energy.

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7. Light blue and sage green bedspread

The subtle elegance of sage green bedding brings a sense of calmness and renewal to your space, offering respite from the winter chill. Transport yourself to a serene winter retreat as you cocoon in the soothing tones of nature.

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8. Elegant floral bedspread to combat the winter blues

As the season blankets the world in frosty hues, let the delicate blooms on our bedspread blossom, creating an oasis of beauty and warmth in your bedroom. This tasteful ensemble not only adds a touch of sophistication but also serves as a remedy to winter blues.

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9. Extravagant pink bedspread to spread summer warmth

Radiate summer warmth with our extravagant pink bedspread, a burst of joy that defies the season’s blues. Step into the lavish embrace of this vibrant hue—raspberry sorbet pink—turning your bedroom into a sanctuary of opulence and romance.

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10. Lotus flower bedspread to embody new beginnings

Beat the winter blues and find solace in the delicate beauty of our lotus flower bedspread. Enchant your space with the symbolic elegance of lotus blooms, invoking tranquility and renewal.

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11. English garden bedspread for beating the winter blues

Adorned with the timeless beauty of blossoming florals, this bedspread brings the vibrancy of an English garden indoors. Add a touch of nature’s beauty to the winter season while cultivating joy and calmness.

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12. Moroccan boho bedspread for cultural flair

Infused with the rich tapestry of Moroccan design, this bedspread invites you to embrace the spirit of bohemian elegance. Find yourself in sun-soaked souks and tranquil riads, turning your bedroom into an oasis of cultural warmth and comfort amidst the winter blues.

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13. Modern boho bedspread

Defy the winter blues with our modern boho bedspread, a chic escape that merges contemporary style with free-spirited charm. Beat the winter blues with this stylish bedspread, where every thread tells a tale of comfort and individuality, turning your space into a sanctuary that resonates with both style and coziness.

Photograph of modern boho bedding to demonstrate how to beat the winter blues with lively bedspreads

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The Psychology of Color and Mood

Colors have a significant influence on human emotions and can evoke a wide range of feelings and reactions. This phenomenon, known as color psychology, is a fascinating area of study. Here’s a brief overview of how different colors can impact emotions:

Red: Red is a powerful and intense color that often symbolizes strong emotions. It can evoke feelings of passion, love, excitement, and even anger. Red is known to increase heart rate and create a sense of urgency.

Blue: Blue is a calming and soothing color. It is often associated with feelings of peace, serenity, and trust. Lighter shades of blue can promote relaxation, while darker blues can convey a sense of stability and professionalism.

Yellow: Yellow is a cheerful and energetic color that is linked to feelings of happiness, optimism, and warmth. It can also grab attention and promote creativity.

Green: Green is often associated with nature, growth, and harmony. It has a calming and balancing effect, making it suitable for promoting relaxation and a sense of well-being.

Purple: Purple is often associated with luxury, creativity, and spirituality. Lighter shades, like lavender, can convey a sense of calm and tranquility, while deeper purples are associated with sophistication and creativity.

Orange: Orange is a warm and vibrant color that can stimulate enthusiasm, energy, and social interaction. It is often used to create a sense of excitement and urgency.

Pink: Pink is often linked to feelings of love, tenderness, and nurturing. It is a calming color that can also convey a sense of playfulness and romance.

Brown: Brown is associated with stability, reliability, and comfort. It can create a warm and earthy atmosphere, making it suitable for promoting a sense of security.

Gray: Gray is often seen as a neutral and balanced color. It can convey feelings of formality, sophistication, and practicality. However, excessive use of gray can sometimes be perceived as dull or unemotional.

Black: Black can symbolize power, elegance, and mystery. It is often used to convey a sense of sophistication, but it can also be associated with darkness and mourning.

White: White is often linked to purity, cleanliness, and simplicity. It can create a sense of freshness and innocence, but it can also feel sterile or cold in excess.

It’s important to note that individual perceptions of color can vary based on personal experiences and cultural influences. Additionally, color psychology is not an exact science, and emotional responses to colors can be highly subjective. Nevertheless, businesses, designers, and advertisers often use color strategically to influence consumer behavior and emotional responses.

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Saffron Marigold customer, Deirdre decorates with the Orange Blossom Lightweight Bedspread and pillow cases

Types of bedding and bedspreads for every season

From lightweight bedspreads to cozy medium-weight options for fall, and luxurious heavy-weight blankets to keep you snug during winter, there are many options that suit your preference. Check out our blog on the different types of bedding to find the perfect style and weight for you.

As the days get colder, the choice of a lively bedspread becomes more than just a decorative statement—it becomes your secret to beating the winter blues. The vibrant colors and dynamic patterns of lively bedspreads effortlessly inject warmth and cheer into your living space, creating a haven that defies the winter gloom. Beyond aesthetics, these bedspreads become a daily source of joy, transforming your room into a lively retreat that uplifts your spirits and turns the chilly season into an opportunity for cozy contentment.