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So how do you… elevate your staircase?
The main route through your home is the staircase and yet so many of us neglect our halls in favour of the main rooms of the house. It’s time to give the backbone of your home a little love – enter the stair runner!
In this episode, Laura Jackson gets the inside scoop from Kate Watson-Smyth who runs an interior styling consultancy and blog Mad About Your House.
Kate discusses the importance of the first impressions in your home, how to keep your hall cohesive with your entire house, and then shares her expert design tips for your stairs.
Laura then slips into the practical world of installing stair runners with Nicola Edwards, the founder of Nicola Edwards Carpet Edging.
Nicola explains in detail all things stair runners – from the best material options, how to accurately measure and fit it and whether you should DIY it.
For more interior inspo, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and our incredible guests from this episode: Kate Watson-Symth @mad_about_the_house and Nicola Edwards @nicolaedwardscarpetedging
So, how do you… make your home more eco?
We love finding eco-friendly interior options, but how much more can we do to make all our homes more environmentally friendly whilst also saving some cash?
In this episode, Laura speaks to Hannah from The Green Bungalow who is retrofitting her 1990s home. Hannah explains how to make sustainable interior options, how she’s lowered her energy bills and tips we can do today to stop letting the heat out!
Laura also speaks to Robin Charlesworth who built his eco home in his back garden about the build, what are the ideal environmental materials and how much an eco home actually costs.
For more interior inspo, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and our incredible guests from this episode: Robin Charlesworth and Hannah from @thegreenbungalow
So, how do you… design a living room?
To find out the dos and don'ts of Living Room design and styling, Laura Jackson quizzes interior designer Sophie Ashby on how to achieve the perfect cosy living room, the optimal way to arrange your furniture, and clever tricks to hide your TV.
Laura is also joined by Natasha Landers, who tells us how to use paint creatively, how she’s created focal points fit for film shoots, and her repurposing secrets to create a truly unique space.
For more interior inspo, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and our incredible guests from this episode: Sophie Ashby @studioashby and Natasha Landers @untillemonsrsweet
So, how do you… go from shed to summer house?
With summer fast approaching is it time to make more of your garden shed? Or are you ready to build your own outside cabin for some peace and quiet?
In this episode, Laura Jackson gets insider knowledge from
Beata Heuman, whose extravagant shed has appeared in the likes of Architectural Digest.
Beata shares her tips for revitalising your garden shed, how to add clever finishing touches and furnish it creatively.
Laura then dives into the world of bespoke outhouses with the design director of Hutsmith, Dudley Radford.
Dudley shares some penny-saving secrets from his big budget projects, the little luxuries that can elevate your space and what exactly goes into creating a custom made cabin.
For more interior inspo, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and our incredible guests from this episode: Beata Heuman @beataheuman and Dudley Radfrod @hutsmith_cabinmakers
So, how do you… get creative with concrete?
Concrete is no longer reserved for building sites and paving slabs; you can have a polished kitchen floor, a pink basin or even a self heating bathtub! In this episode, Laura Jackson is exploring all the creative and sleek ways you can bring concrete into your home.
Laura discovers the ins and outs of a poured concrete floor by speaking to the owner of one, Hannah Beaumont. Hannah shares the difference between a poured and burnished floor, the process of getting it fitted and exactly how much it costs…
Laura is also joined by the founder of The Poured Project, Andy Pedley, who reveals the endless interior concrete options, how you can add colour, and most importantly how to take care of it.
For more interior inspo, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and our incredible guests from this episode: Hannah Beaumont @hannahbeaumontlaurencia and Andy Pedley @thepouredproject
The world of interiors and renovations can be overwhelming, costly and time-consuming. Whether you want to do up your rental or you're renovating - it’s hard to know where to start!
Well, stress no more because interiors obsessive, Laura Jackson, is here to help.
In each episode, Laura explores a new topic with interior designers, tradespeople and good old DIYers to gather the insider secrets that will help you to make your dream home a reality, no matter your budget.
For more tips and tricks follow @sohowdoyou.podcast.