Susie Ries




Susie Ries is the owner of Susie Ries Interiors, Inc., a Twin Cities interior design firm specializing in high-end furniture, rugs, and accessories.  Susie has been helping her clients pursue their dreams for their homes for nearly three decades.  Many clients have continued to return to her during that entire time, appreciating the imaginative vision and personalized service she brings to the design process.  She builds her business mainly through referrals, thanks to the enthusiasm and passion she brings to each project on which she works.  She values quality furnishings at the most affordable possible price, bold and imaginative color, creative layouts, and over-the-top customer service.  Susie began her design career at the Dayton’s Home Store in Edina, before forming her own firm in 2009.  She has a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Christian University and an interior design certification from Century College.  Susie has been married to Tom for thirty-five years, and the couple has three daughters (including TCL co-host Elizabeth Ries), two sons-in-law, and two grandchildren. 

Make Your Couch Cozy  

Interior Designer Susie Ries shares tips on how to make your couch even more cozy.

Home Decor Finds at the Fair  

Professional Interior Designer and Elizabeth's mom, Susie Ries, scouted the Minnesota State Fair to find her favorite home decor finds!

Refresh Your Home for Spring  

It's time to declutter your home. Interior Designer, and Elizabeth's mom, Susie Ries, stopped by with advice on making your home feel bigger and more tidy.

Biggest Interior Design Mistakes  

Is your sofa up against the wall in your living room? Interior Designer Susie Ries says it's time to pull it out. She shares the three biggest mistakes homeowners make in decorating.

Susie’s Southern Fried Chicken  

Over the past 9 years, there have been over 2,000 episodes of twin cities live dedicated to food, fashion and fun!  We’ve covered countless cooking segments and this week we're picking out our favorite recipes! Elizabeth raves about her mom's southern fried chicken! Susie made this classic on the show in June of 2014. The recipe got tons of clicks on our website so we decided to bring it back again!

Holiday Tablescape Ideas  

Grab some file folders while you decorate your tablescapes for holiday entertaining. Elizabeth's mom, interior designer Susie Ries, shares ideas on how to save time, money and stress!