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

Echoes of Christmas past still sparkle in a Minneapolis neighborhood

Year after year, a Minneapolis man has made it his holiday mission to transform his home into a wonderland to enchant guests.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 10:29 PM

Designers choose their next showcase home: a 1940-built house in Golden Valley

After a long search, a 1940 house in Golden Valley will be this year's makeover candidate.

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 12:51 PM

Everything's coming up Radiant Orchid

Flowery pinky-purple is the color we're going to be craving in the coming year, according to the hue gurus at Pantone.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 05:19 PM

Three designers share holiday decor

Three Twin Cities design pros offer a peek inside their own homes and share their tips for high-impact seasonal decor.

Updated: December 08, 2013, - 07:01 AM

Help for your holiday plants

Are your poinsettias pooped by New Year’s? Garden expert Melinda Myers answers holiday horticultural questions.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 06:38 PM

Setting a festive holiday table

Layers, items you have around the house, plus a bit of bling can bring holiday cheer to everyday dining.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 04:19 PM

New style recipe for kitchens?

Website survey reveals younger homeowners prefer a contemporary look. Over 45s still lean traditional.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 03:29 PM

Share your favorite holiday heirloom

Unpack your seasonal decor, relive your holiday memories and share them with us and fellow readers.

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 03:31 PM

Home 'flipping' goes high-end in Twin Cities, takes on high stakes

Instead of snapping up low-priced foreclosures and sprucing them up with paint and new carpet for a quick profit, a growing subset of investors are now turning to million-dollar properties.

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 10:29 AM

Before & After: Woodbury family room gets a modest makeover

A ‘stale, generic’ room is transformed into an inviting family gathering spot, using Craigslist finds, repurposed accessories, spray paint and custom art.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 04:20 PM

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