Many families are stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to getting their homes and lives organized. Keeping too many things is overwhelming, but the idea of parting with possessions isn’t any better. Enter Stacey Conley, a geology-loving organizing pro who’s on a mission to help families get liberated from what’s weighing them down.
You have a bachelor’s degree in geology. How did you go from studying and collecting rocks, fossils and minerals to being an organizing expert?
I have always loved organization. It is de-stressing for me.
You’re a working mom. What’s your biggest organizing challenge in your own home?
Keeping my family—especially my kids—organized. I am blessed with a free-spirited and creative daughter. We work to together to keep the craft stuff organized but not to stop the free-flowing creativity.
What’s your secret weapon for keeping everything in order
Lazy Susans! A lazy Susan in the right spot helps to keep things in reach and easy to find.
Sometimes clients struggle to feel at ease with a stranger coming into their homes to help them get control of the chaos. How do you make clients feel comfortable with the process?
Change can be scary, but the relief that follows is freeing. Major Organizers liberators are not just there to do a job. They truly love what they do—helping people break free of clutter. It’s one of those times when you say, “I don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner!”
When you’re not helping families liberate themselves from disorder, you love spending time with friends and family. What else do you enjoy doing in your down time?
Scrapbooking and quilting, and my daughter and I started rock hounding [studying and collecting rocks, minerals and fossils in their natural environments].