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  • Maddie G Designs - Fall 2016 One Room Challenge - Final Reveal
    Thanks for joining for the final reveal of my One Room Challengeā„¢ Blue and White Guest Bedroom. I am so happy that this day is finally here and truly thank Linda from Calling it Home and media partner, House Beautiful, for the push and support to get this room done! If you are just finding me today I am Susie Isaac, a Dallas based wife, mom, volunteer, interior decorator and online shop owner. In 2008, I quit a job in finance to stay at home with my now 8 year old, and started blogging over at Maddie G Designs as an outlet and a hobby that coincided with the purchase of a new home back in Virginia. Today, my hobby has become...
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  • Fall One Room Challenge - Week Five

    Hello, if you are just finding me today I am Susie Isaac, a Dallas based wife, mom, volunteer, interior decorator and online shop owner. In 2008, I quit a job in finance (private equity) to stay at home with my now 8 year old, and started blogging over at Maddie G Designs as an outlet and a hobby that coincided with the purchase of a new home back in Virginia...
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  • Fall One Room Challenge - Week Four

    Hello, if you are just finding me today I am Susie Isaac, a Dallas based wife, mom, volunteer, interior decorator and online shop owner. In 2008, I quit a job in finance (private equity) to stay at home with my now 8 year old, and started blogging over at Maddie G Designs as an outlet and a hobby that coincided with the purchase of a new home back in Virginia...
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  • Fall One Room Challenge - Week Three

    Hello, if you are just finding me today I am Susie Isaac, a Dallas based wife, mom, volunteer, interior decorator and online shop owner. In 2008, I quit a job in finance (private equity) to stay at home with my now 8 year old, and started blogging over at Maddie G Designs as an outlet and a hobby that coincided with the purchase of a new home back in Virginia...
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  • Fall 2016 One Room Challenge - Week 2

    If today is your first time visiting, welcome. You can read more about me and our project here. This is my fourth One Room ChallengeTM, having done the playroom in our house and my office in an official participant capacity and my son Harry's room and our family room as a linking participant. This time around, I am tackling our guest bedroom and you can see the before of the room in...
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  • Fall 2016 One Room Challenge - Week One

    Hello, if you are just finding me today I am Susie Isaac, a Dallas based wife, mom, volunteer, interior decorator and online shop owner. In 2008, I quit a job in finance (private equity) to stay at home with my now 8 year old, and started blogging over at Maddie G Designs as an outlet and a hobby that coincided with the purchase of a new home back in Virginia...
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  • Statement Pieces

    When it comes to designing your home, there are more than a few elements that need special attention to ensure that your unique style is portrayed to its fullest. Factors such as choosing the right upholstery materials and defining a color scheme can easily create a theme, but more unique features can work to cement a long-lasting precedent.Making use of designer items to act as a basis for your theme...
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  • Implementing a Design Theme

    When it comes to interior design, many homeowners find that hiring a professional is often unnecessary. With so many home DIY tutorials and tricks at our fingertips, not to mention a wealth of designer fabrics, wallpapers, flooring ideas, features and homewares to choose from; creating a professional appearance for your home has never been an easier project to undertake. Many of us find that forming an idea and constructing an...
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  • Stylish Lighting

    There's no doubt that choosing a centerpiece for your home will take your interior design prowess from amateur-looking to professional, but with so many unique items and styles to choose from - how do you know where to start and whether or not you're getting it right? Defining a centerpiece with the art of stylish lighting is one of the simplest and most effective ways to transform a living space...
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  • How to Maximize Space in a Small Room

    If there's one element of our homes that we'd all wish to change, it's space. It's a simple fact that homes of all shapes and sizes will have at least one room that doesn't feel big enough, or a room that plays host to odd angles and badly situated features (i.e. fire places and bay windows) that affect the amount of functional space available. Sometimes, learning how to maximize space...
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  • Could NuLeather be the Future of Cleanable Faux Leather?

    Sometimes faux leather can the perfect material for that next creative project, but it's no secret that it can be hard to work with - and if we're honest it can be less than durable at times. Although faux leather brings a touch of glamour and elegance to home decor, it's often short-lived and therefore doesn't stop us from wanting to run our hands over the buttery soft surface of...
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  • Things to Consider When Making Your Own Furniture

    There are those of us who craft and those of us who create. As with any hobby, the line between the two is thin and more and more crafters are looking to branch out and challenge themselves with projects that will really hit that creative spot.Furniture making is high on the skill-list, so whether you are hoping to reupholster an old chair, repurpose an antique piece to make it functional...
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  • 3 Ways to Maximize the Natural Light in Your Living Room

    When you need to bring extra light into an important room of your home, it's no secret that a few simple tricks to emphasize natural lighting can work wonders. Where many of us find ourselves reaching for the light switch far too often, there are just as many of us who forego spending time in darker rooms altogether.There are so many benefits to a brighter look and feel of a...
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  • Our New Blog

    Welcome to our new blog. Please follow us here for store promotions as well as design and entertaining inspiration. Also, please consider subscribing to our newsletter and following us on facebook, instagram and twitter for frequent design inspiration and promotional announcements.
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