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Floor Plan Design Process (with Holly from Hereabout)

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Today I’m chatting with Holly, the founder and architect of Hereabout, about her floor plan design process.

Holly has more than a decade of experience in residential architectural design, and she started her business, Hereabout, to bridge the gap between budget and design for people who want a thoughtfully designed floor plan but might not want to pay for (or spend the time on) creating a custom floor plan from scratch.

The root of her design philosophy is creating warm, livable spaces, and she believes that homes are truly a space to belong and connect.

In this episode, we cover:

  • Holly’s process for getting into the mindset of her potential customers (i.e. families) as she creates her stock floor plans (FYI … most stock plans are NOT created with the potential families in mind, so this is extra special!)
  • Holly’s entire process for creating her thoughtfully designed floor plans (she provides such unique and well-thought-out plans … this is rare when it comes to stock floor plans)
  • Holly’s process for getting feedback on her floor plans in order to improve the functionality for families (it’s pretty cool!)
  • How she customizes the experience for customers who purchase her stock floor plans

Holly has generously provided a 10% off code for my listeners! Use code CAROLINEONDESIGN at checkout :).

Floor Plan Design Process with Holly

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Holly has generously provided a 10% off code for my listeners! Use code CAROLINEONDESIGN at checkout :).

Psst … Ready to build a house you absolutely love WITHOUT blowing your budget? I’ll teach you how in my FREE on-demand training, ‘3 Keys to Build Your Dream Home WITHOUT Blowing Your Budget’. Grab your (virtual) seat here!

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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!

a.k.a. Caroline on Design

I’m Carrie Barker.

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