Kim Palmer

Reporter, Editor | Home+Garden | Homes
Phone: 612-673-4784
Kim Palmer covers architecture, design, décor, gardening, landscaping and home-related lifestyle trends. She also blogs for Homegirls and Greengirls on

Recent content from Kim Palmer

St. Louis Park condo's redesign inspired by Lake Superior

With art-driven home design a growing trend, a condo's staging is inspired by art photos of Lake Superior.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 03:22 PM

How do you infuse personality into a bland condo? A lofty makeover

A design enthusiast used rich colors, bold patterns and personal heirlooms to make his space his own.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 06:43 AM

Living small: Family swaps average-sized home for teeny, tiny house

A family of 4 swaps an average-sized home for the “freedom” of a teeny, tiny house in the country.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 04:22 PM

Scene + Heard: A farewell to summer

It was a postcard-perfect evening during the waning, lazy days of summer when friends, relatives, clients and colleagues gathered on the lakeshore lawn of Heidi and Dan Heiland in Plymouth.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 12:39 PM

Residents with HIV/AIDS find a home for healing in Minneapolis

At Clare Midtown, a housing complex for low-income people with HIV/AIDS, residents have access to support and services – and award-winning modern design.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 01:40 PM

What's it worth? Ask the appraiser

What’s it worth? That’s the million-dollar question, whether you’re trying to assess the old stuff at your neighbor’s garage sale or the old stuff in your own attic. It’s also Megan Mahn Miller’s bread and butter.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 03:16 PM

Real-life remodeling projects open for touring

The Remodelers Showcase tour highlights home-makeover projects of all types, from tiny additions to major rebuilds.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 07:18 AM

Heirlooms in the alley: a blooming public art project in Minneapolis

Using garages as her canvas, a south Minneapolis artist seeks to sow appreciation for native plants as part of her “Heirloom Project,” a public art installation.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 03:19 PM

Experimental farm produces food by the ton, and ruffles feathers

The Lost Boys farmers hope to do more than fill fridges and stock pantries: They’re on a mission to sow change, by teaching and encouraging others to forge a closer connection to the food they eat.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 02:39 PM

Summit Hill House Tour showcases homes of yesteryear

Home tours tend to be a parade of trends – but the Summit Hill House Tour opens the doors to century-old dwellings whose owners take pride in polishing and preserving them.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 03:57 PM

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