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 StarTribune.com.

Recent content from Kim Palmer

Twin Cities homeowners open doors for urban tour

For more than 25 years, the Minneapolis St. Paul Home Tour has invited visitors to tour a selection of the cities’ residences, to explore new neighborhoods and to see real-world examples of how old houses have been updated.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 03:25 PM

Reinventing home: Local baby boomers trade traditional for modern

Some local baby boomers are purging their possessions and swapping traditional homes for modern condos.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 06:49 PM

Two Twin Cities couples start from scratch

MARCIA AND DOUG DEWANEMoved from: the four-bedroom house in Willmar, Minn., where they raised their children.Moved to: a two-bedroom condo...

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 02:33 PM

Twin Cities junkers apply can-do, creativity to others' castoffs

Brenda and Tom WeberWho they are: She creates jewelry using old keys, watch parts, buttons and scrap metal, as well...

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:29 AM

Junkers reinterpret 'antiques' for a new generation

DIYers who turn salvage into style statements are reinterpreting “antiques.”

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:26 AM

Craft-inspired 'rooms' for entertaining

Forage Modern Workshop, Minneapolis(www.foragemodernworkshop.com)Inspired by: “I love brunch,” said owner Mike Smith. “We just imagined a brunch party.” Almost everything...

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 09:33 AM

Casting call for real-life Minnesota hockey moms

Production company seeks characters for reality show about life around the rink.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 03:41 PM

St. Paul craft show highlights rooms for entertaining – and craft beer

Designers create rooms for entertaining, inspired by artisan pieces, for annual show.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 03:37 PM

Junk Bonanza, textile garage sale, design workshops and more

Junk BonanzaIt’s treasure-hunting time in Shakopee next weekend, when Junk Bonanza returns to town, bringing more than 160 juried vendors...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 05:29 PM

Homegazing: Time stands still in 1940s time capsule

Styles and decades came and went, but Evylin Seeley Johnson, who lived in a 1920s Tudor-style duplex in Minneapolis until her death last year at 103, resisted suggestions that she update her decor.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 04:22 PM

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