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

Ruddy brown Marsala crowned as new hue for 2015

The experts have crowned a controversial new hue for 2015 that triggers flashbacks to the 1970s.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 03:38 PM

What's new for holiday decor?

The freshest seasonal trimmings borrow from the ski chalet, the seashore and the great outdoors.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 06:54 AM

Learning curve: Designing for autism

After her son was diagnosed with autism, a local interior designer schooled herself on how to create environments with his needs in mind. Now she shares her expertise.

Updated: November 22, 2014, - 07:43 PM

Before & After: Makeover for a master suite

Empty nesters Tom and Mary Inglis loved their longtime neighborhood and their setting on Otter Lake in Hutchinson, Minn. But they’d never loved their bedroom.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 02:35 PM

Where does Garth hang out between shows? In this backstage retreat

Where do the country headliners hang out between shows? In their own “elegant cowboy” retreat.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 05:33 AM

U apple breeder is Minnesota's 'Captain crunch'

Master breeder David Bedford puts his taste buds — and his teeth — on the line, in pursuit of a better apple.

Updated: November 11, 2014, - 05:16 PM

Homegazing: 'Mushroom House' on Medicine Lake

One-of-a-kind Plymouth home has hobbit-like character, plus water views in every room. You can have it for $849,900.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 03:38 PM

Share your favorite room

Is there a space in your home that makes you smile? A room or nook where you feel most yourself? Don’t keep it to yourself.

Updated: November 01, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Minneapolis couple's garden is a feast for the eyes – and table

A couple joined forces to create a pair of distinctly different urban gardens – a productive front-yard plot and a tranquil back-yard retreat.

Updated: October 29, 2014, - 06:07 AM

St. Louis Park condo's redesign inspired by Lake Superior

With art-driven home design a growing trend, a condo's staging is inspired by art photos of Lake Superior.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 03:22 PM

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