11 episodes

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. 

So, How Do You..‪.‬ Astrid

    • Arts
    • 4.4 • 42 Ratings

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. 

    So, how do you… show off your art?

    So, how do you… show off your art?

    From gallery walls to investment pieces, where do you begin with finding the perfect art for your home?




    In this episode, Laura talks to: Interiors content creator Lisa Dawson about how to create the perfect gallery wall; art consultant Georgia Spray who reveals that working with consultants isn’t as expensive as you think, and professional framer Dominic Brider shares how to do your art justice with a frame. 




    For more tips and tricks, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and our amazing guests from this episode: @ _lisa_dawson_, @georgiaspray from @partnershipeditions and @briderandbull.








    Thank you to the sponsors of the episode, to make use of all discount codes in the episode please head to Archive, Ruggable, Grass & Co and Glassette. 
    Production support from Astrid.

    • 50 min
    So, how do you… choose a builder?

    So, how do you… choose a builder?

    Sometimes our ideas can go beyond our DIY capabilities, no matter how confident you might be. Whether that’s a partition wall or an extension, there’s one person you’ll definitely need to get involved… and that is a builder. 




    In this episode, Laura will take you through all the steps in order to find and work with a builder, to create the space you’ll adore. 




    She talks to: Creative and brand consultant Lucy Williams about her current full-house renovation; builder Neil Lloyd about communicating effectively with your builder, and interior designer Sophie Rowell to get her advice on achieving your vision. 




    Follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and find our guests from this episode on Instagram: @lucywilliams02, Neil from @adamlloydconstruction, and Sophie at @cotedefolk.








    Thank you to the sponsors of the episode, to make use of all discount codes in the episode please head to Archive, Ruggable, Grass & Co and Glassette. Production support from Astrid.

    • 48 min
    So, how do you… design a kitchen?

    So, how do you… design a kitchen?

    Kitchens. For many of us it’s the centre point of the home. It’s where we eat, meet and… party! So it needs to work for you and stand the test of time.




    In this episode, Laura explores how to create the perfect layout with Fred Rigby, how to create the perfect pantry (even if you don’t have one!) with Matilda Goad and how to add character and personality to a new kitchen so it doesn’t look like everyone else's with Maria Speake.




    For more tips and tricks, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and for more kitchen inspo you can follow our guests, Maria Speake from @retrouvius, @matildagoad and @fredrigbystudio. 








    Thank you to the sponsors of the episode, to make use of all discount codes in the episode please head to Archive, Ruggable, Grass & Co and Glassette. 
    Production support from Astrid.

    • 47 min
    So, how do you… light your home?

    So, how do you… light your home?

    Creating ambience is possible in every room big or small – all it takes is well thought out lighting. 




    Laura explores the perfect placement for lamps, downlights, spotlights and more with lighting consultant Max Barlow, where to source unusual light fittings and appliances with interior designer Shalini Misra and then figuring out the essentials on the electricals for you DIY’ers with electrician Cathy Cockin.




    So whether you’re renting or renovating - you’ll soon be feeling cosy and snug in your space.




    Follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and you can find this episode's guests on Instagram @maxwellgbarlow, @ shalinimisraltd and Cathy from @littlemisselectrical.








    Thank you to the sponsors of the episode, to make use of all discount codes in the episode please head to Archive, Ruggable, Grass & Co and Glassette. Production support from Astrid.

    • 44 min
    So, how do you… choose a colour scheme?

    So, how do you… choose a colour scheme?

    There are endless hues of blue and when you finally make a decision, it looks completely different to what you expected… a waste of money and paint! However, if you’re unsure on what to choose - Laura’s got your back.




    In this episode, she explores how to choose the perfect colour for your room with artist and designer Luke Edward-Hall, how to choose the correct type and finish of paint with professional decorator Matthew Collins and gets the handy hacks on settling on your colour scheme with the Deputy Editor of Livingetc, Busola Evans.




    Plus, is there really a difference between the budget and expensive paints?! 




    For more tips and tricks, follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and follow our colour scheme connoisseurs @lukeedwardhall, @busolaevans and @mathewbrayandmatthewcollins.








    Thank you to the sponsors of the episode, to make use of all discount codes in the episode please head to  Archive, Ruggable, Grass & Co and Glassette. 
    Production support from Astrid.

    • 39 min
    So, how do you… bring plants into your home?

    So, how do you… bring plants into your home?

    For the serial plant killers amongst us… it’s time to ditch the plastic plants, you’ll be greenfingered in no time!




    In this episode, Laura takes a look into the benefits that plants have on our health and well-being with Biophilic Designer (you’ll find out what that is!), Oliver Heath, as well as getting top tips on keeping our ‘plant pets’ alive with author and content creator, Darryl Cheng and lastly, how to make indoor and small spaces a little more green with ‘The Balcony Gardener’, Isabelle Palmer.




    Follow @sohowdoyou.podcast and you can follow our guests @oliverheathdesign, Darryl from @houseplantjournal and Isabelle of @thebalconygardener










    Thank you to the sponsors of the episode, to make use of all discount codes in the episode please head to Archive, Ruggable, Grass & Co and Glassette. 
    Production support from Astrid.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

GRDaunt ,

Brilliant!

So practical and helpful! I wish I’d listened to it before our build

Catmoo66 ,

Excellent listen

Love this .. Laura has a great approach .. informative, humorous & infectiously enthusiastic- highly recommend.. in fact a must-listen even if you’re only thinking about renovating!

DanMag1980 ,

Amazing interiors podcast

Absolutely loving this podcast. So many great ideas about interiors! I particularly loved all the plant advice. Can’t wait to listen to the other episodes.

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