Kim Palmer | Star Tribune
Reporter, Editor | Home+Garden | Homes

Kim Palmer covers architecture, design, décor, gardening, landscaping and home-related lifestyle trends.


House with rooftop deck overlooking Cedar Lake hits market for $1.3M

Contemporary-style home overlooks Cedar Lake in Minneapolis.


Edina Christmas lover turns home into 'magical' holiday extravaganza

Enthusiastic hostess' whimsical decor combines heirlooms with designer style.


Minneapolis Ronald McDonald House apartment gets 'clean and beautiful' makeover

An apartment for families of seriously ill children gets a fresh modern update.


Minnesotans covet fireplaces, and these styles and tech options are hot right now

Minnesotans love a cozy glow, and these styles and tech options are hot right now.


Minnesota's 'cabinologist' reveals why we love cabins

Architect Dale Mulfinger unpacks the allure and lore of the getaway home.


$1.4M townhouse offers 'suburban living' in Minneapolis' North Loop

The home has panoramic views of the Mississippi River and Minneapolis skyline.


Cramped, dark kitchen in Kenwood is transformed into 'heart of the home'

How to turn an outdated kitchen into something stylish and spectacular.


Get fresh ideas for seasonal decor at holiday home tours

Holiday home tours showcase seasonal trends — from homespun to booze-infused.


Ex-Best Buy exec's Lake Minnetonka modernist home hits market for $1.9M

Former Best Buy exec's home was designed for entertaining with guest suite, pool and media room with bar.


After overcoming adversity, mom of two wins designer makeover in her St. Paul rental

She went from having a bare amount of furniture to a sleek midcentury modern-inspired dining set.