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

House on Gleason Lake was inspired by Japanese Golden Pavilion

A lakeshore house, inspired by Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion, “speaks Japanese with a Midwestern accent.”

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 03:25 PM

California artist looking for Twin Cities suburban lawn to transform

Commissioned by the Walker Art Center, an artist seeks a generic suburban lawn to transform into an edible landscape and...

Updated: March 12, 2013, - 04:56 PM

Ultra-modern Dream Home on Tonka Bay is Parade of Homes highlight

What makes a Parade house a Dream Home? Ultra-modern style, a coveted lakeshore setting and cutting-edge technology.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 07:06 PM

Get remodeling ideas from "Inspired House”

“Inspired House” event will focus on smart, creative remodeling approaches.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 06:52 PM

Spring Expo at the Arb, TV casting call and more

TV casting callReady for your close-up? A Minneapolis-based TV production company is seeking local homeowners with style-challenged kitchens and bathrooms...

Updated: March 01, 2013, - 05:15 PM

Parade of Homes, painting ideas and more

Spring is still a few weeks off, but the spring Parade of Homes is right around the corner.

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 04:04 PM

Free painting for seniors, winter's farmers market and more

Home and Garden ShowTime to get inspired on the home front? The Minneapolis Home and Garden show is coming, Feb....

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 03:53 PM

Homegazing: Deephaven house designed by renowned architect David Salmela

The David Salmela-designed house, which overlooks Carson’s Bay, was featured in a book about the architect’s work. You can have it for $1.45 million.

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 03:51 PM

Hobby specialty rooms grow in popularity

Quilters – and other hobbyists – are creating specialty rooms at home, part of a broader trend toward personalization and...

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 08:10 PM

Close to Home: Home & Patio Show and more

Home and Patio ShowSpring is still a long way off, but you can get a jump-start on it next weekend...

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 11:15 AM

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