home staging



A friend of ours had been very impressed by Wendy’s work on another house so when we were looking for a stylist she contacted us straight away with Wendy’s details. Now I can add our thanks to and recommendation for Wendy’s work and the spectacular look she provided for our home.
Wendy was a pleasure to work with. Her ability to design a modern interior to suit a Victorian era home was truly inspirational. The positive feedback we and the agent had from visitors was overwhelming.
We cannot thank Wendy enough for her ideas, her professionalism and her ability to work with all involved in the marketing process.
Her business definitely reflects her talent with ‘Colour Sense and Style’

Carol Enderby, Paddington


Wendy is amazing and we would 100% recommend her to anyone styling their home.  Wendy recently helped my husband and I with the sale of our property in Seventeen Mile Rocks, her styling looked so fantastic that people even placed offers without seeing the home in person.  She was fantastic at integrating hire furniture accompanied by unique pieces of our own furniture.
It was also a really fun day contributing (by my own choice) to the styling.  Wendy was professional, well-priced, friendly and artistic.  Thanks Wendy.  Our house also sold for a price we were really happy with. 🙂

Sujata Saha, Seventeen Mile Rocks


The best part of getting our home of 23 years ready for sale was the day we met Wendy.  Wendy works very intuitively with her natural sense of colour and style as she shaped our home into being market ready.  Our home flowed beautifully and had a much greater sense of opulence which was well beyond our skill level. Wendy was very gentle and respectful of our home and us as we went through the process.
Absolutely I would recommend Wendy to one and all.  I would give Wendy 10 stars if I could! 

Jane Leonforte, Corinda

We had the benefit of having Wendy’s professional guidance to style our home for sale using our existing home’s contents which was a huge cost saver.  The resulting Real Estate photos were beyond our expectations and as a result, we achieved our sale price within a week.  Wendy interpreted our personal decorating style and created beautiful custom-made soft furnishings for our home.  We thoroughly enjoyed the British Colonial eBook and we would have no hesitation in recommending Wendy of Colour Sense & Style to anyone selling their home. 

Trevor and Colleen Haynes, Bribie Island

Wendy’s professionalism, attention to detail and vision is extraordinary!  I couldn’t be happier with the way she styled my home so it was ready for sale.  She suggested styling and layout options I had never previously considered and wished I had before I put my house on the market.  Consistent feedback from the open homes was how beautifully the home was styled.
Wendy is a delight to work with and I would definitely recommend her expertise and knowledge in making the most of your home, whether it be for sale or for living in. Thanks so much Wendy!

Danielle Horton, Chapel Hill

Dear Wendy
We would like to thank you for working with us to get our home ready for sale. Your professional manner, work ethic and great ideas have helped us display our home in such a wonderful way that it enabled us to sell our home quickly.
Tony and I are very happy with everything you have done for us to achieve such a great result. 

Dora Spinelli, Kuraby

Wendy thank you so much for your help.  The weekend was a great success we have accepted an offer already!
We couldn’t have done it without you.

Sarah Connelly, Zilmere

Wendy was recommended to us when we decided to put our house on the market.  At first we were unsure about staging our home but after meeting with Wendy and seeing her before and after photos, we decided to hire her services. Throughout the whole process, Wendy was very professional and extremely helpful and understanding of our requirements.  We always felt we could contact her for advice at any time.  Her skill and knowledge of interior design is amazing and the transformation she made to our formal lounge room, in particular, contributed we think, to the speedy sale of our property.  Many people commented to our Agent about how beautifully the home was presented.  We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Wendy to others.  We feel it was money well spent as our home sold for more than the asking price after just one week!

Ross and Laurell, Kuraby

Wendy Lacey from Colour Sense & Style helped sell our family home in less than 36 hours and we can’t thank her enough.
Her amazing vision turned our home from trash living to Vogue Living in a couple of hours – she was the loveliest whirlwind of style, design and creativity that you could ever hope to encounter.My husband and I certainly couldn’t fault her – she not only had the ideas but quite literally implemented them, even hammering in nails to hang our pictures.
Having a stranger in your home, moving things around, changing what you know and love could be incredibly overwhelming but Wendy made it a very easy, painless experience and the results were awesome! 

Karen and Michael Eustace, Sinnamon Park

Well, what can I say but WOW! Wendy was brilliant in transforming my house into a show home with stunning results. We had one open house and got a contract on it that very same day. Needless to say it has now sold!
The house photographed beautifully with Wendy cleverly positioning and utilizing all our furniture and tweaking it to perfection. I can honestly say that without Wendy’s help and expertise, the house would still be on the market. She made the whole process a really lovely experience in what could have been a very stressful situation.
Awesome result.  Awesome lady.

Genevieve Burston, Kuraby

Dear Wendy thank you for all your help in getting our house ready to sell. We can’t quite believe how quickly it’s all happened!
We really appreciated your editing of our belongings and bringing it together so stylishly. It was a great learning experience for us and we will have to do it again once we find a new place!

Greg and Natalee Fell, Coorparoo

We found dealing with Wendy a pleasure, she was professional and passionate about her work.  Having used a home staging service before which was costly, it was refreshing to have someone use our existing furniture and decor, rearranging it and adding to it to present our home for sale.
Many thanks Wendy.

Christina Steele, Carindale

We used Wendy’s home staging to help us style our house for sale. We found her to be professional, sensitive and thoroughly expert in the look to be achieved. We were delighted with the results.
I have no hesitation in recommending Wendy to anyone wanting to refresh or renew the style of their home interior.

Dr. Anne Diamond, Edenbrooke Estate
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I was a skeptic, but was very impressed with Wendy’s before and after portfolio, so employed her on the proviso she use what we had, as funds were very limited. Against many hurdles Wendy was very professional and persistent, and didn’t give up. She worked with the limited resources we had to make our home look fresh and inviting. I could never have done it myself.
The photos came out beautifully which means she did her job excellently, as the people came!!! Our house was sold at the first open house. I am very grateful to Wendy and would recommend her services.

Tracey Freeman, Bulimba
Brook Roberts

Wendy helped me to style my house before I put it on the market for sale and she made the process extremely easy and cost effective. Wendy was very efficient and was always available (sometimes at short notice) to assist me with the styling process and was more than willing to help me with every facet of the process from choosing paint colours to last minute details before the professional photographs. Wendy’s warm and friendly manner made me feel at ease in making decisions and trusting her sense of style and judgement. The transformation Wendy made in my home was truly amazing, she created an inviting and beautiful house to present to buyers. I was extremely impressed with Wendy’s talents and wouldn’t hesitate in recommending her styling to others.

Brooke Roberts, Coorparoo
Karen Hurst

We recently sold our property in Balmoral, Queensland. I had never enlisted the assistance of a Stylist before for any of my properties and I must admit I was very skeptical as to how ‘styling’ would improve the prospects for selling. Wendy was amazing, she totally changed the look of our home and was happy to work within our budget using what furniture we had available as well as advising us on some small purchases. The house looked totally different once we were finished, she inspired us all. I knew that when I left the house it was beautiful and showing off its unique features and character, showing people what a lovely home it was. Our end result, a higher price than three other agents had been able to achieve in the previous 22 months, a very happy vendor and a very happy buyer. I have no hesitation in recommending Wendy highly and rest assured, my next sale I will be definitely calling on her expertise again.

Karen Hurst, Balmoral
Juleen Schneider

I have had the pleasure of having Wendy style my home, firstly with the concept of selling my townhouse, then having my plans change mid-styling, finish of with my boys and myself remaining in my townhouse. Wendy’s skill, ability and professionalism enabled her to adapt to my changing situation without any fuss and she knew just what to do and made me feel secure and confident every step of the way. She also made my 2 sons feel very comfortable and involved in the changes as well. I am thrilled with the changes made to my townhouse. It feels bright, refreshed, stylish and totally livable. Wendy listened to what I needed and turned those concepts, along with her wonderful style and finesse, into a reality that works and is beautiful. I would confidently recommend her to anyone.

Juleen Schneider, Holland Park West
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Dear Wendy I just wanted to drop you a line to say the house has gone unconditional! The sale was within 2 weeks of being on the market and that was in direct response to the way house presented. As you said in our initial meeting, the photos of the property are often the buyers first look a the property and they looked sensational. The way the house transformed with your touch was magical and looked a million dollars. I knew having the house styled would be an advantage but I didn’t realise it would transform the property from a nice house to a ‘must have’ executive house. For all prospective clients who are thinking about using the Wendy’s service I’ve got to say ‘Go with all the suggestions and although it is pushing yourself into uncharted territory the effort is worth it, as the results are outstanding’. I would thoroughly recommend Wendy Lacey from Colour Sense & Style for all your styling needs.

Leah & Kevin Nice, Coorparoo
Melinda LeeBell

Thank you so much for all your help with styling and staging of my clients property. Your advice and suggestions made were most helpful. I am delighted to say that it went under contract within 2 weeks, we saw over 30 groups through and we achieved a premium price for my clients. They were thrilled with the quick sale and results achieved. This property photographed so elegantly that the newspaper chose to use it as the ‘Home of the Week’ and placed it on the front page of the local paper, which I am sure increased the buyer activity on the property. I look forward to working with you again and will be referring my clients.

Melinda Lee-Bell, Principal Belle Property
Richelle and Steve Purcell

Wendy’s styling and colour advice on our house was invaluable. We had a very tight time frame, but Wendy’s organised and dedicated approach enabled us to meet our deadline with ease. The results were amazing; Wendy worked with our existing furniture with a few additions to achieve a warm, modern and inviting house. The photos looked fantastic and our house was under contract within two weeks! We consider Wendy’s property styling advice a wise investment, and truly believe that it helped us achieve the best possible result for our property. We would thoroughly recommend Wendy’s services, and will be seeking her advice to style our new home!

Richelle & Steve Purcell, Cornubia
Phillipa and Gary Donaldson

Thank you Wendy for presenting our home so elegantly for sale. Your professionalism with choice of furniture and then the styling was impeccable. The photos were wonderful. We consider your role a great investment, and will confidently recommend your company to others.

Phillipa & Gary Donaldson, Edenbrooke Estate
Jennifer Down

Dear Wendy, I am most grateful for all the help you have given me over the last year. The results you have helped me achieve are excellent, you have certainly gone the extra mile to complete our project. I will be recommending the services of Colour Sense and style to my friends and colleagues. Again many thanks.

Jennifer Down, Brookefield
Cheryl Willet

Wendy’s assistance in getting our home ready for market was invaluable. Her advice and willingness to work with our existing furnishings with the addition of a few special touches, provided us with a cost effective solution and a house that looked amazing! The end result being a definite “wow” factor that sold our house within weeks of it being listed.

Cheryl Willet, Edenbrooke Estate
Michael Heath

Wendy thank you so much for your help in presenting our house at it’s best for sale. The photos looked fantastic and your selection of furniture really helped create an inviting feeling for potential buyers. We were delighted with the result, receiving multiple offers after the first open home. Certainly it was a great investment to help our sale. We thoroughly recommend the services of Colour Sense & Style to others.

Michael Heath, Seventeen Mile Rocks
Greg and Cathy Davey

Wendy did an amazing job of restyling our home for sale, positioning furniture and utilising accessories created a whole new look for our home. We are absolutely thrilled with the results and the positive feedback from the potential buyers. Wendy has a great eye for style and colour and we would highly recommend her services to anyone seeking professional styling for their home.

Greg & Cathy Davey, Edenbrooke Estate
Mike and Virgina King

Thanks to the ‘magic’ you performed with styling the home, there was a great response from the people who turned up for the first open viewing. No fewer than 19 groups came on Saturday, with a few more on the Sunday and we had 3 potential buyers from that. By Sunday evening we had a signed contract! It has all happened so quickly – we are delighted of course! I can’t tell you how thrilled Mike and I were to see the house staged and come to life as a lovely home to be enjoyed. We will be recommending your services at every opportunity!

Mike & Virginia King, Sinnamon Park

We’d like to thank you for the magnificent job you did for us at the above property. Apart from ensuring that the job was carried out within the time constraints that we needed to work to, your attention to detail and choice of furniture and colour schemes was outstanding. Your enthusiasm and hands on approach with all the finishing touches was exceptional. I have no doubt that this contributed to the quick sale of the property. Thank you once again and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Brisbane West Real Estate, Brookefield
Jen French

Thank you for creating such a lovely guest room with a lovely relaxing ambiance. Having you decorate the bedroom was an enjoyable experience, I especially appreciated your hands on involvement, attention to detail and your continuous consultation on our taste and what suited our family lifestyle. The colours we chose together all work so well and look lovely. The insightful observations and ‘tips’ on what would look good and the subtle tweaks that you made, made our home look so comfortable and beautiful. Thank you for all your advice.

Jen French, Pullenvale
Cheryl and Anthony Wetmore

There is no doubt that Wendy played a significant role in the amazingly easy sale of our home which sold in 2 weeks. With consummate style and an eye for detail, Wendy coordinated an effortless rearrangement of furniture and furnishings, giving our home a refreshed and inviting atmosphere, at minimal cost. In our new home, Wendy again worked her magic with suggestions that have made an awkward living space feel like the best room in the house. I would highly recommend her to anyone selling their home or who needs help with a makeover.

Cheryl & Anthony Wetmore, Chapel Hill
Mavis Miranda

Wendy is very professional and easy to work with, always responsive to our needs and considerate of our tastes, yet providing an expert eye for making our home design and decor work and look its best. Wendy’s designs are timeless and elegant. Years of experience are evident in every suggestion and every detail. She knows what will work best and how to get it done and goes the extra mile to make sure all the details are thought through and superbly executed. Wendy not only has the highest standards in design and beauty, she is very practical too.

Mavis Miranda, Kenmore
Brian and Carolyn Forbes

We would like to thank you and express our gratitude for the exceptional input you provided in the sale of our home. By rearranging the placement of furniture, coordinating colours, suggesting very tasteful and cost effective accessories and particularly de-cluttering each space, you presented out home in the best possible light. We had approximately 50 plus viewers and all with positive comments on the presentation of our home. We believe these strategies were instrumental in achieving our desired outcome in terms of contract conditions, price and the quick sale of our home. We look forward to working with you when we are in our new home to assist us in creating an inviting home. Sincere thanks.

Brian & Carolyn Forbes, Chapel Hill