QC Career School

Denise Standen

color consultant , home stager , interior decorator , interior redesigner

Denise Standen

Potomac, MD

Take 2 Interiors

Rooms That Reflect You

Denise has always had a passion for interior decorating and design. For the past several years, her love and appreciation of the design industry, textiles, paint and furniture has grown as she has sharpened her skills decorating several houses of her own and those of friends and neighbors.
Trained as a Registered Nurse in New Zealand where she learnt professional, organizational and attention to detail skills, Denise moved to the UK, where she married and started a family before relocating to the US and setting up home in Potomac Maryland.

These international moves, gave her the opportunity to experience different cultural and decorating styles which she was able to incorporate into her own design approaches.
As her family grew up, the opportunity presented itself to turn her hobby and passion into a professional business. On completion of courses in Interior Design and having achieved formal accreditation as a Staging and Redesign Professional at the at the QC Design school. Denise has received her training in color consulting from HGTV designer and decorator industry leader, Joanne Leanart-Weary.


Color Consultation
Discover the exciting world of color with paint. Everyone has their own vision of color that inspires them. I will help you discover the perfect color palette that's right for you and your home for a fresh new look.
You may have an inspiration piece in your room already, or may have seen a hue you are drawn to. I will create a cohesive plan that will work with the flow of your rooms to make "Your House Stand Out from the Crowd" through the Power of Paint.
Color Consultation - $85

Interior Redesign

Redesign is the art of working with your existing furnishings and accessories to transform and re-purpose your room into a warm and functional space. This can often be done in just one day!. No need to buy new pieces. I will re-purpose and re-design a cozy functional space for you to enjoy.
One Room Redesign - starting at $375
Redesign Consultation - $75

Home Staging

Up-staging will set the stage for potential home buyers to make the first impression count and get your property sold for ‘top dollar’.

As a Professional Home Staging Company, Up-Staging will work with the flow of your home evaluating each room to identify its correct use and optimize its potential and visual appeal.

Based on the results of the review, we will give you a ‘Pre Staging’ written report on how you can maximize your homes selling potential by making modifications where appropriate. These modifications may include repairs, de-cluttering, painting, furniture layout, lighting and much more. Some of the work you may want to do yourself, or alternatively we can refer you to Contractors to assist you with the process.

You may simply want to leave everything to Take 2 Interiors to get the job done and transform the appeal of your home, maximizing its sale potential.

Whichever approach you choose we will be there to offer guidance and assistance to complete the process.
Staging quoted per job.

Services Summary
These are just a sample of the services on offer from Take 2 Interiors. If you cannot see exactly what you are looking for here, don’t worry, just call us on 202 413 2463 and we will provide you with services tailored to your needs.

• Color Consultation
• Interior Redesign
• Home Staging
• Moving In services
• Realtor Open House services
• Shopping Services