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

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

Living small: Family swaps average-sized home for teeny, tiny house

A family of 4 swaps an average-sized home for the “freedom” of a teeny, tiny house in the country.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 04:22 PM

Scene + Heard: A farewell to summer

It was a postcard-perfect evening during the waning, lazy days of summer when friends, relatives, clients and colleagues gathered on the lakeshore lawn of Heidi and Dan Heiland in Plymouth.

Updated: September 26, 2014, - 12:39 PM

Residents with HIV/AIDS find a home for healing in Minneapolis

At Clare Midtown, a housing complex for low-income people with HIV/AIDS, residents have access to support and services – and award-winning modern design.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 01:40 PM

What's it worth? Ask the appraiser

What’s it worth? That’s the million-dollar question, whether you’re trying to assess the old stuff at your neighbor’s garage sale or the old stuff in your own attic. It’s also Megan Mahn Miller’s bread and butter.

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 03:16 PM

Real-life remodeling projects open for touring

The Remodelers Showcase tour highlights home-makeover projects of all types, from tiny additions to major rebuilds.

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 07:18 AM

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