Over the last few years, research has shown when styling a home, the dining room is often forgotten or overlooked. However, the Dining room can be a very important room in the home, especially if it’s located in an open plan setting, kitchen, family and dining, the heart of the home!

Project Summary

Sarah and Stan recently moved into their long-term rented property, located in a well sought after suburb, but needed to improve the appearance of their family and dining room, which appeared grubby, tired, old and undesirable, at our first home visit. Sarah and Stan purchased a Premium Design and Convert Package, which provided them with all the information they needed to transform this area. Besides using the information gathered on Client Brief form, we were also able to receive more information from Stan and Sarah including their style preferences which were used to create a perfect style board for them with sample pictures of furniture and accessories with ideas on where to shop. We were also able to make a lot more recommendations from the home visit by visually inspecting the home. Sarah and Stran were presented with their Project folder individually designed to their home, budget and situation. They were able to follow their Project Plan which gave them the direction of where they needed to begin to achieve the results they desired. They had permission from their Landlord to change the window treatments and repaint the whole area, which they did according to their package recommendations and purchased all new furniture for their dining and family room.


Once Stand and Sarah received their package, they went to work straight away by hiring a skip to dispose of their old furniture. Stan and Sarah both worked and didn’t have a lot of time to complete the tasks themselves, so hired a painter to paint all the walls and doors of their family and dining, following their complete full-colour scheme from within their package, taking out the headache of trying to pick & match colours. Sarah and Stan saved time by knowing the exact places where they needed to shop for new furniture, following ideas from within their plan, which included their accessories.  Sarah and Stan saved money by doing some of the manual work themselves and from applying the items from their package, they were able to create a clean, great, modern and inviting looking open plan family and dining room. Before / During  / After Photos here Featured Image photo here

Client Testimonial

“We wanted to move to this suburb for the school but wasn’t happy with the house that came up for rent. I contacted Home Design for Profit as I didn’t want to pay out heaps of money, I wanted to spend my money on buying new furniture. This service was perfect for what we wanted and I just loved how the Design Consultant was as passionate about changing my rooms as I was, she gave us the ideas we just loved and was perfect for our rooms. I’ve always struggled with shopping as I’m not very good with what I should buy and matching up things, but after receiving our package it was easy to follow and I felt really confident shopping for everything I needed. I would highly recommend Home Design for Profit to anyone who wants to change something in their home, just try them ” – Sarah and Stan

Financial Budget and Project Particulars

Financial Budget: Sarah and Stan’s budget was $5,000.00 to complete both rooms.  They reported most of the money was spent on new furniture, paint and the painter, but advised from hiring of the skip to purchasing the last of their accessories they spent $4,910.00 Client Labour Availability: Two people were able to spend one whole weekend to clear the room, and another day shopping for new curtains, furniture and accessories. Timeframe: From receiving their package, the clients completed their room from beginning to end within 7 weeks. They reported the longest time was waiting for some furniture to arrive. SQM: Approximate 54m2 of project area

Images of Sarah and Stan’s property before the project started.


Dining Area Before

Dining Area before the renovation started


Family Before

Family Area before the renovation.

Images of Sarah and Stan’s property during the project’s progress.


Family Room During

Family Area during the renovation

Images of Sarah and Stan’s property after project’s completion.


Dining Room Renovation After

Dining Area after the project completion


Family Room After mini

Family Area after the renovation.