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Lauren Makk HGTV Interior Designer

"21 ?'s" with Lauren Makk

Lauren Makk
Interior Designer 

TV Host: HGTV, Disney Plus, ABC & OWN
Mom of Two
You name the TV design show, she’s probably hosted it!  From HGTV’s Design Star: Next Gen. and Trading Spaces to ABC’s FabLife to OWN Home Made Simple, Lauren Makk is one of the most sought after interior designers who’s affordable approach to luxury is why the world has fallen in love with her.  BUT the other reason why our Littlebird family love’s this mom of two so much is because it’s her real, honest and relatable approach to both her professional and personal life that makes her pretty incredible! 

1.) What was your childhood nickname?

Bunky. When I was nursing I would “bunk” around blindly looking for my moms nipple… thus- bunky! 

2.) What is your favorite lullaby?

Baby Mine (from Dumbo)

3.) What is your favorite bedtime story?

Right now we’re reading “Mara Needs Moms” and the boys really love it! 

4.) What did you want to be growing up?

Oprah! Still do… lol

5.) What is your most treasured childhood item? 

My innocence … and ignorance! 

6.) What was your favorite snack as a child?

Donuts and chips! Still is! 

7.) Who was your favorite cartoon character?

The object of Pepe Lepew’s affection who managed to quell YEARS of sexual harassment and lived to tell about it. A real pioneer that skunk. 

8.) If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

Easy - To eat any calorie and not gain a pound! 

9.) What was the name of your childhood pet?

Dusty a cocker spaniel 

10.) If you could bring one thing back from your childhood what would it be?

My grandma 💔

11.) What is your best excuse as a parent to get out of something?

Kids are sick! Sorry! Don’t wanna give it to anyone! Lol

12.) What’s your coffee order?

Diet Dr. Pepper

13.) Are you an early bird or a night owl?

Early bird! 

14.) What is your walkout song?

Return of the Mack! 

15.) What is your favorite childhood memory?

So many! For me, cooking with my grandma or making DIY projects with my mom…and gardening with my dad. Good times!

16.) Where is your favorite family vacation spot?

Aruba! I love it there! 

17.) What is your secret TV guilty pleasure?

True crime murder mysteries! Dateline, snapped, and 20/20! 

18.) What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Every morning when I wake up to a bed of snoring babies and husband makes me the happiest person on earth! 

19.) What is your best parental advice?

I’m hoping someone will tell ME! Lol. I’d say, you’re children are individuals, not reflections of you. Let them be themselves. 

20.) What is your favorite movie line?

“Did we just become best friends?!” Stepbrothers  🤣

21.) What’s the parenting phrase you overuse the most?

“NO!” “I know what you’re doing and I’m telling you not to do it!” “Stop touching that!”