Thursday, October 14, 2010

Cover Me Up in Sustainability

Now that the cold weather is here to stay, it is time to keep warm without turning the heat up in your home,

Green Tip: For every degree you lower the thermostat, you'll save between 1-3% off of your heating bill...just imagine how much energy that would save if everyone lowered their thermostat in the winter.

instead turn up the heat under an eco-friendly blanket...

Angela Adams Baby Alpaca Throw in Olive currently on sale for $165 instead of $395 at One King's Lane (sale ending soon)

Designer Micheal Smith

Serena and Lily Alpaca Throw $148 in a variety of gorgeous and rich colors
Alpaca Throw

Designer Miles Redd

Pendelton Glacier National Park Blanket $160/twin (my parents have had theirs for over 20 years and they look brand new...the blankets, not my parents ;)
Glacier National Park Blanket
Image via House Beautiful

Jonathon Adler Baby Alpaca Throw $295

eBay (a great source for gently used wool/alpaca blankets...the most eco-friendly way to go)
Vintage Fotrama Alpaca Wool Throw (Sold for $80)

Raid your Grandmother's Closet for some great finds...

Image: Apartment Therapy

Stay warm with wool, alpaca and used blankets (you can always clean or shrink and make a lap blanket)!!!


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