Kim Palmer

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

Recent content from Kim Palmer

Holiday heirlooms: Tokens from the heart

Readers share their most cherished holiday decorating traditions, full of hope, ingenuity and even a dose of humor.

Updated: December 23, 2012, - 04:50 PM

A puzzling approach to Christmas decor

A couple's Christmas-puzzle gift ritual inspired their decorations.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 01:49 PM

Deck the halls with hopes of selling

Listing your home over the holidays? The old rule used to be don't - and if you do, don't decorate. But today, a few festive touches can put buyers in the mood to make an offer.

Updated: December 15, 2012, - 04:47 PM

Dreaming of a mod Christmas

A grandmother and granddaughter, both fans of contemporary design, put a fresh spin on holiday decorating.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 03:40 PM

Color of the year: It's Emerald

Ready to enter the Emerald City? The great and powerful wizards of the color world have spoken, and jewel-tone green with a hint of blue is their pick for 2013's Color of the Year.

Updated: December 11, 2012, - 03:09 PM

Before & After: A kitchen makeover

The kitchen of a grand old home is reconfigured to accommodate modern family living.

Updated: December 05, 2012, - 04:07 PM

Share your favorite holiday heirloom

Now that Thanksgiving is history, it's time to focus on the next holiday -- and unpack your seasonal decor.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 01:46 PM

2 months after being rescued from burning house, Nowthen woman dies

Diann Evans was pulled from her burning house by a neighbor in September.

Updated: November 25, 2012, - 08:38 PM

Ladies nights amp up the fun and spending

A growing number of women are hitting the stores instead of the bars for girls' night out.

Updated: November 24, 2012, - 03:00 PM

Couple is at home with style

The husband-wife entrepreneurs behind Pierrepont Hicks chat about juggling business and parenting, life in the Twin Cities vs. the Big Apple and their favorite weekend diversions.

Updated: November 17, 2012, - 01:43 PM

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