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

Frostbite: How to prevent it — and recognize it

Yes, we Minnesotans are tough when it comes to extreme weather. But don’t try to prove it by going without...

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 02:50 PM

Holiday heirlooms: Tokens that touch the heart

In our annual holiday feature, readers share their most treasured keepsakes of the season – and the stories that make them precious.

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 12:42 PM

$2 million gift helps Salvation Army kettle campaign in Minn., N. Dakota

An anonymous Santa Claus and some helpers stepped in at the 11th hour to help the Salvation Army fill its kettles this holiday season, resulting in a surge of donations that brightened the spirits of volunteers and staff.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 09:02 AM

Armed men force way into White Bear Township home

The homeowner was inside the house and one shot was fired, but no one was injured.

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 10:46 PM

What's ahead for furniture, decor?

Breaking down the latest looks for homes: Prints go big, gold regains its luster, and gray is – still – the new beige.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 03:41 PM

Local indie band sings anthem to the Foshay Tower

Which downtown Minneapolis landmark is getting a musical shout-out from musicians born 50-some years after it was built? That would be the Foshay Tower.

Updated: December 15, 2013, - 03:18 PM

Echoes of Christmas past still sparkle in a Minneapolis neighborhood

Year after year, a Minneapolis man has made it his holiday mission to transform his home into a wonderland to enchant guests.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 10:29 PM

Designers choose their next showcase home: a 1940-built house in Golden Valley

After a long search, a 1940 house in Golden Valley will be this year's makeover candidate.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 12:51 PM

Everything's coming up Radiant Orchid

Flowery pinky-purple is the color we're going to be craving in the coming year, according to the hue gurus at Pantone.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 05:19 PM

Three designers share holiday decor

Three Twin Cities design pros offer a peek inside their own homes and share their tips for high-impact seasonal decor.

Updated: December 08, 2013, - 07:01 AM

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