Winter colors are colors associated with the nature, customs, pastimes and symbols of the winter season. Generally speaking, these are cool, crisp colors commonly found in winter landscapes of ice, snow, evergreens and cold skies. Winter colors also include bright colors based on brave flowering plants that bloom in winter such as holly and Japanese ume. The following are common named colors inspired by winter.
NotesWinter is also heavily associated with Christmas colors, particularly red and green. The origin of these Christmas colors can be traced back to the use of holly as a Christmas decoration. Before that, holly was used to celebrate the winter solstice by ancient Celtic peoples.
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ReferencesBarth, Edna. Holly, reindeer, and colored lights: the story of the Christmas symbols. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000.Matthews, John. The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas. Quest Books, 2003.
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