The Only Design Program That Teaches You To Make Money While You Learn to Design
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Carina's New Book Design Profit & Prosper Now Available
This book was written for designers everywhere who have struggled to create sales in their design businesses. Learn how Carina got started, her models for creating an exceptional business, and what you need to do to become profitable too!
Available in Full Color Hard Cover, Paperback, and Kindle!
Get this book by March 12th to be invited to the LAUNCH PARTY, get a signed book plate, and get one of Carina's workshops for free.Learn More
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Understand how to to run your design business
Join Carina's Accelerated Workshop Series which includes 12 one hour workshops with workbooks. Currently ongoing through 2022.
Now if you purchase, this 12 part course will be available for the lifetime of the site carinagardnercourses.com.Learn More
Hi! I'm Carina.
I believe learning design should be a practical process. In my programs, we don't just learn software, we learn to actually design things that make money.
My time as a Professor at a university and as a Creative Director of a scrapbooking company has contributed to me building programs that teach designers to MAKE MONEY as they learn to design.
Learn the 3 Secrets About Surface Pattern and Craft Design
Carina teaches a free training about the 3 secrets about the design the industry to dispel myths and help you move forward as a designer.Enroll for the Free Workshop
Learn Design From Home
There have never been so many ways to make money as a designer! If you have ever wanted to get into surface pattern design, Silhouette or Cricut design, printables, clipart, fonts, and more, you have come to the right place!
Ready to get started?
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