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The Great indoors is a celebration of all things interiors and everything you need to know about making your house a home. In each episode, TV presenter and designer Sophie Robinson and best-selling author and journalist Kate Watson-Smyth will discuss, debate and guide you through the top trends and hottest topics from the home front. So pull up a chair…
The Great indoors is a celebration of all things interiors and everything you need to know about making your house a home. In each episode, TV presenter and designer Sophie Robinson and best-selling author and journalist Kate Watson-Smyth will discuss, debate and guide you through the top trends and hottest topics from the home front. So pull up a chair… << Show Less
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14.5 Garden Design, New Design Books, In-Between Spaces Got your sacrificial plants in place? Arit Anderson, garden designer and presenter on BBC Two's Gardener's World, reveals the secrets of the Great Outdoors. She tells Kate and Sophie all about beating slugs, choosing plants - and why you should think of your garden as an extension of your wardrobe. There's something for everyone in the latest juicy design books up for review - and then the Style Surgery asks how to tackle a room packed with doors and windows but no identity of it's own...   Kate and Sophie are reviewing:   Faded Glamour by the Sea by Pearl Lowe Anna Spiro: A Life in Pattern by Anna Spiro Relaxed Living, Happy Home by Atlanta Bartlett and Dave Coote Hotel to Home: Industrial Interiors from the World's Most Original Hotels Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
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How To NOT Accidentally Purchase Doll-Sized Furniture: Online Shopping Edition In this episode of "The Great Indoors", Kate and Sophie remind us to measure, measure, measure! And then triple-check the measurements on the site! Also, order samples of the fabric to see how it fits into your room.
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14.5 Garden Design, New Design Books, In-Between Spaces Got your sacrificial plants in place? Arit Anderson, garden designer and presenter on BBC Two's Gardener's World, reveals the secrets of the Great Outdoors. She tells Kate and Sophie all about beating slugs, choosing plants - and why you should think of your garden as an extension of your wardrobe. There's something for everyone in the latest juicy design books up for review - and then the Style Surgery asks how to tackle a room packed with doors and windows but no identity of it's own...   Kate and Sophie are reviewing:   Faded Glamour by the Sea by Pearl Lowe Anna Spiro: A Life in Pattern by Anna Spiro Relaxed Living, Happy Home by Atlanta Bartlett and Dave Coote Hotel to Home: Industrial Interiors from the World's Most Original Hotels Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
14.4 Yellow Rules, Make the Bed, Mismatch FTW All yellow? Kate and Sophie chart the rise of the most fashionable colour of the moment - and reveal how you can harness its power. Then it's all about making the bed so fabulous you never want to leave it (tho Kate is already there tbh) And in the Style Surgery a listener asks how to mismatch furniture with confidence... Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
14.3 Galley Walls, Original Features, Easy Impact Is the gallery wall over? Sophie and Kate ponder the pros and cons of the much beloved wall-of-many-pictures. They're also bursting with tips for small ideas that create a big impact, from lampshades to tester pots. And an intriguing style surgery asks: when is a period detail a stunning "original feature" that must be preserved - and when is it a dated eyesore?   Kate and Sophie would like to ask anyone who feels able to donate towards the work of the Red Cross, the Disasters Emergency Committee or Save the Children in Ukraine. Thank you.
14.2 Rental Furniture, Room Names, Rugs in Kitchens Living room, sitting room or lounge? Sophie and Kate dive into the whimsical world of what we call the rooms in our houses - and why we care so much. The pair discuss the intriguing trend for rental furniture, reporting back on companies like Harth, Shelff and the John Lewis collab with Fat Llama. The Style Surgery has a prescription for rugs in kitchens, and we hear listener reactions to the Resurrection of Grey Paint.   Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
14.1 Dream Home Makeovers, Grey is Back, Moths Paint it black? Kate is in shock over Sophie's dramatic design choices in her new TV show, Design Home Makeovers. Sophie is in shock over reports that Grey is Back and about to take over the nation's walls again. And both are running screaming from the terrifying spectacle of... house moths. Better calm down with a nice soothing Wordle.   Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
13.4 Preparing for Greatness, 2022 Trends, Design Crimes What's next? Colour? Curves? Not caring about trends? Kate and Sophie look ahead to what's in store for 2022. And the pair talk you through how to encourage your own inspiration and creativity. Plus - for one episode only - Design crimes is back and badder than ever...   Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
13.3 Festive Style, Last Minute Gifts, Cosy colours Is it the most ranty time of the year? Sophie revels in Kate's traditional festive rage about Christmas... but never fear there's still time for excellent decorating tips and inventive present ideas to make your Yule cool. Plus, the Style Surgery is all about cosiness and colour in open plan living... Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
13.2 Battle of the Big Light, Design Books, Paint Problems Which side are you on when it comes to The Battle of The Big Light? Kate and Sophie talk glow vs glare when it comes to lighting choices, and how to do both of them right. The pair reveal how to pant your walls and ceilings when odd angles and sloping plaster means you aren't quite sure where one starts and the other stops. Plus there's a gorgeous batch of design books reviewed, just in time for your Christmas lists. Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
13.1 Easy Fixes for a Greener Home, Flooring Mixups Stuck between a yellow sofa and a purple beetle? Kate and Sophie are together again and Kate's already criticising the decor... But the pair are also sharing all the news of what they've been up to, from making hit TV to making eco sofas. Then the Builder Husband is on hand with a practical guide to greening your home. And in the Style Surgery a listener struggles with a flooring dilemma... Useful links and images are supplied on each of Kate and Sophie’s blogs madaboutthehouse.com and sophierobinson.co.uk or join our Facebook group The Great Indoors
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