M.O.M. Radio – EP #44 – Debi Lilly of A Perfect Event

Debi Lilly shares simple tips and tricks on how to create the perfect event for the holidays. Listen to this episode of  M.O.M. Radio and learn from her 20 years experience in the event and entertainment industry.  Ten of those years Debi was Oprah’s favorite go to person for events.  She has put on events for Martha Stewart, Larry King, Louis Vuitton, People Magazine, and more!  Her list goes on and on.

Read her bio below to learn more about Debi Lilly and A Perfect Event!

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Entertaining & design expert and author, Debi Lilly believes in elegant and easy design ideas for all.
She is on a one woman mission to inspire, educate, 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. These and more of her stylist secrets are shared in her new book “A Perfect Event”, as well as her new seasonal eMagazine, “A Perfect Event”.

Working for more than ten years on The Oprah Winfrey Show as Oprah’s “Favorite Pro”, she planned Oprah’s 50th on air live birthday party celebration and designed florals, décor, styling and gifts for countless of other shows including the legendary “Oprah’s Favorite Things”, “World’s Largest Baby Shower”, “Million Dollar Wedding” to name but a few. Frequently featured as an entertainment expert on Oprah.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle Magazine, Brides, and more, she trains each summer at Le Cordon Bleu Paris. Debi is an entertaining contributor for ABC Chicago, Windy City Live/ABC, WGNNews, Bridal Wave TV, Glossed and Found, and many more.

With Safeway, the premiere grocery chain in North America with almost 2,000 retail stores, Debi launched an exclusive décor line Debi Lilly Design in 2010.  Her entertaining collection in Safeway stores includes hundreds of affordable, accessible, trend forward floral, home, candle and gift products, all located in the convenience of the grocery aisle.

Additional brand partners include Bloomingdales, Room and Board, Kenmore Live Studio, Martha Stewart, Pampered Chef, Chicago Social, and more.

In addition, she deftly balances a demanding career, her retail concept store of the same name, and a young, community focused family.

A Perfect Event – www.debililly.com 


Top Tip

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Show Highlights

How Debi became Oprah’s party planner for 10 years.

The story behind the “You Get A Car!  You Get A Car! and You Get A Car!!”  history making episode.

Lessons she learned from working with Oprah and her staff.

How to put on a beautiful event with out all the stress.

Food made easy!

Decorating your table.

Invitation Etiquette

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Links Mentioned

A Perfect Event   – www.debililly.com 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aperfectevent

Twitter: https://twitter.com/debililly

Grab a copy of Debi’s book by clicking on the image below.  You’ll want to have this handy and on your book self.




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