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This week on the podcast it’s our monthly style surgery where we answer your interior design dilemmas. If you have a question you want answered, by the way, then do drop us a voice note or an email to [email protected] and we will endeavour to answer your question. A broken plan - adding an internal

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  My garden at the old Mad House! Summer finally seems to have landed and on this week’s podcast Sophie and I discuss outdoor living. I am firmly of the opinion that you should take the indoors outdoors for true comfort. I want armchairs, sofas, and real crockery, while Sophie likes throwing a few rugs

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Another week another postcard from The Great Indoors Podcast. This week we have interviewed Micaela Sharp, upholsterer, designer, businesswoman, and tv presenter who first came to our attention on Interior Design Masters, where she came third proving, yet again, that you don’t have to win the show to win at developing your career. Micaela talks

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the open shelving in my old kitchen This week on the podcast Sophie and I take a deep dive into kitchen design. Sophie is in the process of moving her small kitchen across the house to what was her huge sitting room.  She has changed a window into a door to take advantage of the

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This week on the show we are looking at a common issue that is often raised by you all both here and on the podcast questions and that is how to blend old and new. Granny Core may be all the rage on Tik Tok but for those of us on the other side of

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Are you also feeling the shortage of cucumbers and lettuces at the supermarket?  We have the perfect gardening inspiration in the form of Rekha Mistry, the amazing food and garden writer, and presenter on Gardeners World. We caught up with Rekha on the Great Indoors where she shared her wisdom and insights. Be it a

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This week we are sharing our trade secrets and the contents of our address books to help you save money when it comes to designing your own home including how to get a designer kitchen for less and ideas for making your very un-designer kitchen look more bespoke. shot by mark anthony fox Listen here

Postcard from the Podcast: Style surgery

It's time for our monthly style surgery on The Great Indoors podcast; the episode where you get the chance to have your burning design dilemmas answered. From how to combat the acres of cream and beam in a period house to adding character in a new build. The burning question though, is where should Jordon hang his

Postcard from the Podcast: Embracing small rooms

Don’t they say the best things come in little packages? Well, that’s the topic of today’s episode of The Great Indoors podcast as we explore the smallest rooms in our homes and make the case that they are to be cherished and indeed celebrated. That's the second smallest room by the way - we're looking

Postcard from the Great Indoors Podcast

This week on the Great Indoors Podcast it's our monthly style surgery where we help you with your dilemmas. We tackle the debate between curtains and blinds but this time within a period property, how to creatively re-divide an open plan space and Sophie is in her element when we answer a question about colour!

House Tour with Rachel Khoo

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Some of you will remember that last year I visited the home of the tv cook Rachel Khoo whose tiny flat in north west London is a master piece of clever design and I'm thrilled that I was able to return to the other week to interview Rachel for the podcast and, this time, talk

House Tour: Laura Jackson

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This week on the podcast we visited a house that is, or will be, done up in the style of my dreams. Supper Club host Laura Jackson is midway through the renovations of her East London home and is a firm believer in buying nothing new unless you absolutely have to. laura jackson sitting room

New Book Reviews and Minimalism v Maximalism (podcast notes)

Kate Watson-Smyth and Sophie Robinson review three new interior books, shown here on Kate's side table for the Great Indoors podcast. #podcast #thegreatindoors #madaboutthehouse
I spoke earlier in the week about how to revamp your home without spending any money (see previous post) as part of that new year feeling which is always such a big part of September. Another marker of the start of the season is the release of new interiors books. Sophie Robinson and I discussed