Guest Post: Tips from Laurel and Wolf

Heavy black and white drapes with cream walls

Our friends are back with even more elegant & simple ideas for your holiday home! Once again, Laurel & Wolf adds style & substance with one simple touch.

Insulate in Style: Winter Adjustments to Keep You Warm!

This winter keep your home warm (and save money on your energy bill!) with these easy tips. But don’t worry, you won’t have to sacrifice style to stay warm!

Hang Heavy Drapes


Swap out your summer drapes with thick ones for the winter. Cold air will have a hard time trying to make its way through heavy materials, so invest in some insulating drapes or thermal curtains.

Layer Window Treatments


Layer your window treatments to protect yourself from cold drafts. Hang drapes over your shades to provide an extra layer that will act as a jacket for your windows!

Use Honeycomb Shades


Honeycomb Shades are designed to insulate windows. The cellular shapes (which give them the alternative name Cellular Shades) create pockets of air at different temperatures. They actually make your house more energy efficient and save you money!

Hang Curtains Indoors

You can also hang curtains indoors near entryways to act as a barrier between air coming in from open doors and your living spaces. You’ll see this in restaurants sometimes, but you can use it at home too!

Here’s to saving money and keeping warm!