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

Home of the Month: This year's winning Minnesota projects

This year’s Home of the Month projects range from small additions to big extended-family retreats.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 03:35 PM

Evergreens in the Twin Cities took a hit from winter

Are some of your evergreen trees and shrubs looking like shredded wheat: brown and crispy? Chalk it up to our harsh winter.

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 02:29 PM

Twin Cities homeowners open doors for urban tour

For more than 25 years, the Minneapolis St. Paul Home Tour has invited visitors to tour a selection of the cities’ residences, to explore new neighborhoods and to see real-world examples of how old houses have been updated.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 03:25 PM

Reinventing home: Local baby boomers trade traditional for modern

Some local baby boomers are purging their possessions and swapping traditional homes for modern condos.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 06:49 PM

Two Twin Cities couples start from scratch

MARCIA AND DOUG DEWANEMoved from: the four-bedroom house in Willmar, Minn., where they raised their children.Moved to: a two-bedroom condo...

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 02:33 PM

Twin Cities junkers apply can-do, creativity to others' castoffs

Brenda and Tom WeberWho they are: She creates jewelry using old keys, watch parts, buttons and scrap metal, as well...

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:29 AM

Junkers reinterpret 'antiques' for a new generation

DIYers who turn salvage into style statements are reinterpreting “antiques.”

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:26 AM

Craft-inspired 'rooms' for entertaining

Forage Modern Workshop, Minneapolis( by: “I love brunch,” said owner Mike Smith. “We just imagined a brunch party.” Almost everything...

Updated: April 07, 2014, - 09:33 AM

Casting call for real-life Minnesota hockey moms

Production company seeks characters for reality show about life around the rink.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 03:41 PM

St. Paul craft show highlights rooms for entertaining – and craft beer

Designers create rooms for entertaining, inspired by artisan pieces, for annual show.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 03:37 PM

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