Want help bringing your dream home to life?

Want help bringing your dream home to life? 

We've got you covered. Our mission is pretty simple ... we're here to empower YOU to build and design the home of your dreams with less stress, more confidence, and a strategic plan to stay close to budget (even in 2022!).

CAROLINE'S COURSE SUITE

Building your dream home all starts BEFORE you even think about breaking ground. Get the tools, guidance, and support you need to help you effectively clarify your vision for your future home so that you create a functional floor plan that is perfect for YOUR family's needs, create and stick to a realistic budget (without sacrificing your must-haves), and feel confident making decisions as you design a home that makes your family (and your wallet) happy for years to come.

CAROLINE'S Course SUITE

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Building Your Foundation

Get step-by-step guidance,  personalized support, and floor plan feedback in this comprehensive course (and community) that takes you from feeling overwhelmed and unsure where to start with your home build to confidently choosing your builder, creating your perfect floor plan, creating a realistic budget (that you can actually stick to!), and making design decisions for your dream home like a boss (#noregrets)!

SIGNATURE HOME BUILD COURSE + COMMUNITY

want the whole kit + kaboodle?

"This course gave me the courage to finally quit my job, and start my biz"

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Create Your Perfect Floor Plan

A proven method to help you effectively clarify and convey your vision to your builder so that you get to the end of your home build and feel peace of mind that you created a functional floor plan that is perfect for the way YOUR family lives and just feels ‘right’. 

COURSE + PERSONAL FEEDBACK

just need a lil help? choose from our a-la-carte courses ...

"This course gave me the courage to finally quit my job, and start my biz"

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Get Organized for Your Home Build

Go from feeling 'all over the place' to 'in control'! Get the exact tools you need to implement (and maintain) a system that will keep you organized throughout your home build so that you can actually enjoy the process. 

COURSE + SPREADSHEET TEMPLATES

"This course gave me the courage to finally quit my job, and start my biz"

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Design Your Dream Home

Already hired your builder and created your floor plan but need some help choosing design finishes for your dream home? This actionable course equips you to confidently make cohesive and timeless design decisions so that you build a beautiful, cozy, inviting home that you absolutely love and is a gathering place for friends and family.
 

HOME BUILD design course

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"This course gave me the courage to finally quit my job, and start my biz"

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"I'm so grateful to have found these incredible resources that have helped us through the initial stages of our build!" 

what our students are saying 

I designed my own custom home from the ground up, inside and out. A home that is cozy, comfy, laid out perfectly for the way my family lives, and makes us happy every single day. Oh, and did I mention I did this all without blowing the budget?! 

Yep, it’s true. I’ve been there, done that, and actually lived through it … and you will too. Pinkie promise!

I’m here to teach you everything I learned along the way so that you, too, end up with a cozy, beautiful home that is perfect for your family. 

a.k.a. Caroline on Design

I’m Carrie Barker.

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HOME DESIGN + DECOR TIPS

'BEFORE YOU BUILD' PODCAST

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Dreaming of building a custom home, but have no idea where to start?

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