59. Overcoming your creative block and staying inspired with Debi Lilly
Overcoming your creative block and staying inspired with guest, Debi Lilly
“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not” - Unknown
O this episode, I chat with entrepreneur, Entertaining & design expert, author Debi Lily.
Debi is someone I highly respect and she inspires me to keep going.
- We talk about how she got started and who inspired her as a child?
- What its been like building her brand
- How she is Staying creative and inspired despite so many challenges especially the pandemic.
- Her approach on family and entrepreneurship
- Advice for entrepreneurs out there who are struggling with creativity
- And more…..
About My Guest:
Debi is The author of book and digital magazine “A Perfect Event”.
Debi believes in elegant and easy design ideas for all.
She is on a one woman mission to inspire and share her twenty years of party planning and stylist tips, tricks and DIY designs to elevate celebrations for any occasion, everywhere, coast to coast.
Working for more than ten years on The Oprah Winfrey Show and named Oprah's "Favorite Pro", she planned her live on-air birthday party, designed florals, décor, styling and gifts for countless shows including the legendary “Oprah’s Favorite Things”, “You Get a Car” Giveaway, “World’s Largest Baby Shower”, “Million Dollar Wedding” to name but a few.
Debi styled food and sets weekly for Rachel Ray, Dr Oz and many more.
Frequently featured as an entertainment expert on Oprah.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle Magazine, and Brides, she trains each summer at Le Cordon Bleu Paris.
Debi is an entertaining contributor for ABC Chicago, WGN News, CBS, and many more.
With Albertsons Safeway, Debi launched an exclusive décor line Debi Lilly Design products in 2010. Her collection includes 500+ affordable, accessible, trend forward entertaining, floral, home and gift products, all located in the convenience of the grocery.
Debi is committed to the personalization of every for clients including Lady Gaga, Martha Stewart, Cindy Crawford, Jennifer Aniston, Gwenyth Paltrow, Oprah Winfrey, Dom Perignon, Moet Hennessy, Bentley, Lamborghini, Harry Winston, Cartier, Bulgari, Bloomingdales, Leo Burnett and more. She prides herself on being involved in all aspects of her events, from in house custom designed invitations and florals to tabletops and gifting.
In addition, she balances a demanding career, her retail concept store, DL Loft, DL Studio and DL Cottage event venues and a young, community focused family.
Instagram: @aperfectevent @debililly @dlloftchi @llstudiochi