Karen Gardiner’s organizing experience includes co-owning and managing L & G Designs, LLC, a design and organizing company from 2001 – 2008.  In January of 2009 she started Simplify for Life, LLC, a residential and business organizing company.   Karen brings over twenty years of association and business management experience to her organizing work.  Karen’s Bachelor of Science degree in education, and business management experience, provide her with the organizational skills needed to develop strategies to manage clutter, design efficient storage systems, manage client projects and assist clients in their achievements of more time and space.

Karen is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and the Washington D.C. Metro Chapter of NAPO (NAPO-WDC).  Karen attends monthly meetings and annual seminars and conferences to be current with trends and to learn from other professionals.


Simplify for Life is a Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia ReStore Sustaining Business Partner.

Karen is a member of the Alexandria Network of Student Resources, a collaborative group of professionals that provide services for students and families to support the development of success skills for home, school and workplace.  (www.AlexandriaNSR.com).

She is a member of several professional networking groups and volunteers professional organizing services to Doorways, Alive House and many community silent auctions.


Karen has been a Service Magic provider since 2006.

Contact Karen to schedule your complimentary phone consultation today.