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

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

How do you infuse personality into a bland condo? A lofty makeover

A design enthusiast used rich colors, bold patterns and personal heirlooms to make his space his own.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 06:43 AM

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