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

Homegazing: $3M lake retreat in Golden Valley is 'cabin' in the city

It’s hard to imagine undeveloped lakefront acreage just 5 miles from downtown Minneapolis. But that’s exactly what Kathy and Norm Baer discovered in the early 2000s, when they were looking for property on which to build.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 04:28 PM

Reinventing home: Edina man remodels childhood home for his young family

How do you reboot an older house to accommodate 21st-century living? Two Remodelers Showcase projects offer dramatically different examples of...

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 07:46 PM

Reinventing home: A lofty makeover

How do you reboot an older house to accommodate 21st-century living? Two Remodelers Showcase projects offer dramatically different examples of...

Updated: March 21, 2015, - 07:44 PM

Before & After: Unfinished attic in Minneapolis is now a distinctive owner's suite

Unfinished attic space is transformed into a distinctive owner’s suite.

Updated: March 20, 2015, - 03:38 PM

Sculpture, horticulture grow into one-of-a-kind landscape

An artist combines sculpture with horticulture to create a fanciful garden space.

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 08:43 PM

Urban lake home in Mpls. makes the most of its setting

Each wing of Russ and Mary Horsch's Minneapolis house is one room wide, offering panoramic views of the Lake of the Isles and its bustling parkway. The distinctive dwelling is a stark contrast to the mostly traditional older homes around it — one of the reasons why it's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.

Updated: February 28, 2015, - 03:21 PM

Ready to garden? Go indoors

If you're missing your garden and its fresh-picked goodness, why wait? Just about anyone can produce a few fresh edibles, even in the dead of a Minnesota winter.

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 07:53 PM

Bloomington homeowner tackles massive remodeling on her own

A Bloomington homeowner tackled an ambitious remodeling project on her own, winding up with the house of her dreams – and someone to share it with.

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 06:51 PM

Kitchen trends on Parade

The “heart of the home” takes a starring role in this spring's Parade of Homes.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 02:42 PM

Homegazing: Robbinsdale rambler is retro cool

A Robbinsdale rambler has throwback style, from its avocado kitchen to its pink bath. You can have it for $169,900.

Updated: February 15, 2015, - 09:57 AM

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