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Lauren Makk, HGTV host and DIY expert, is taking the design world by storm with her unique and accessible take on luxury design and DIY.

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You don’t often hear the words ‘DIY’ and ‘Luxury’ in the same sentence, but that’s because we didn’t know…until now. A do-it-yourself expert, interior designer, and television host in Nashville, Tennessee, she captured the attention of fans with her budget-friendly approach to DIY and luxury design.

Lauren may be familiar to you from her appearances at various design shows such as Commercial spaces and ABC’s FABLifebut today, she is reintroducing herself and approaching the world of design with a unique perspective.

On her digital and social media platforms, Lauren reveals her best thrifty design tips and tricks, as well as her luxury DIY and redesign projects. Click HERE to see some of his work.

Lauren Mark’s goal is to change the stereotype of DIY in the past, which is why she insists on being an “Interior Re-Designer”, focusing on reusing common everyday materials in a way new, impressive and sophisticated. “I love being in the design game with depth and texture,” she says.

Her sincerity and dedication to making design affordable has earned her the title of “Home Girl Next Door”, where you can find many finds to decorate your home or anywhere else. She shared, “I want my space to really reflect who I am or who my client is.” Click HERE to see some of his creations, such as “Spring Inspired Floral Arrangement”.

“It all started with my great passion for graffiti”, admits Lauren. Her plan from an early age was to become an artist through a passion for design, which was encouraged at a young age by her mother, who helped her learn those domestic skills that Lauren masters today through her deep African-American roots in the South. . She draws inspiration from generations of housekeepers in her family. “My mom really instilled in me a passion for creating that feeling of HOME,” she says.

Oklahoma City native Lauren Makk grew up in the home improvement industry. “I have learned over the past two years how important our home is. This is our safe space,” she says. “I don’t care if you’ve been on vacation for two weeks or two years in prison. Everyone wants to go home because that’s where people feel safe,” she adds. Lauren and her mother liked to flip houses like a stampede.

Drawing on her years of experience in construction, she wanted to combine her three innate talents for DIY, design and art to create her renowned firm Lauren Makk Interiorsspecialized in “Accessible Luxury”.

Makk is now leveraging its brand and influence to take DIY and design to a whole new level. Indeed, it is currently judging the talent of young builders on Shop the class for Disney+ and Design Star: new generation on HGTV, among other shows.

Makk’s distinct perspective and experience set him apart from others in the industry. “Honestly, I feel like design is my focus here on Earth,” she says.

Congratulations Lauren on your 1.5 years of sobriety. We are always here for you.

For updates on future DIY projects, programs, tips or tricks, feel free to follow her on her digital platforms

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Story: Andrea Esteban/Jess Chen

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