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| ]Featu00.ing Area B00messes IN A SERIES iii ..... Spring is here; a time when the flowers start blooming, farmers take to the fields, and most everyone takes a look at their homes and realizes it's time to redecorate. Whether it's replacing the "vintage" green shag carpeting in the living room or redoing the entire house, Kim E's Decorating Center in Ortonville has what you need to make your little corner of the world look and feel great. This business carries a full line of Devoe and Fuller O'Brien paints at contractor prices, as well as carpet, vinyl and laminate flooring, ceramic tile, wallpaper, fabric and Levelor blinds. "Someone could actually do the eotire house here, inside and out," 'she says. Color matching on samples of fabric or other materials is also available, and Kim's electronic "recipe book" for paint is capable of creating more than 1,400 colors. Do-it-yourselfers can benefit from Kim's consultations, which she says can give people a host of new ideas for their home. She also teaches people to do their own painted faux finishes, with sponging, ragging and crackle. For those who'd rather sit back and watch their new room come to life, Kim E's offers installations of flooring and carpet. Kim says the best part of her job is when she gets to take on the project with as much creativity as she can muster. "The best is when people just cut me loose and let me fly with it," she says. "One customer handed me the entire house and said 'here'; she's stayed happy with everything ever since and hasn't wanted to change 711 i ...... O WITH A HOST OF DIFFERENT BORDERS AND TEXTURES, Kim E's Decorating Center can create the per- fect look for your home. Shown above is one of Kim's projects, th kitchen of Pam and Ed Dornemann of Milbank, SD. SO MANY CHOICES*. With thousands of different choices in and paint, owner Kim Thomason says the possibilities for your home are With a staff of one, Kim Thomason is now in her fourth year of decorating professionally, though a ishe says she's been expressing her :creativity in home decor her whole =life. "It's a gift of a lot of people in our family," she says. "We can see how a project will look before it's done, which helps a lot." Kim and her husband purchased the business from George and 'anne Gimmestad, after selling home interior for a few years and says homes are not the only place where people can add their creative touch. She has also helped to redecorate businesses, churches, and almost anything inside or out. "I try to keep in touch with the styles with magazines and books, " Kim says, "but I decorate from the heart, not just from what's considered to be 'in'." One thing customers of Kim E's can be sure of is that she truly cares about eaoh and every project, and to make sure the new decor fits each individual's personality as well as the house. Originally from Clinton, Kim and husband Jerry have two children, Jon, 23 living in England and Lydia is 5. With the combination of local roots and a feel for what's a little out of the ordinary, Kim E's customers can be sure their new decor will fit their personality and be just what they were looking for, and may even show them some new ideas they had never even thought of before. i! :z!!i: i  THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF WOOD can add Adelman home of Ortonville is textured wallcoverings and wood --This Once.A-Month "Business Profile" Series Spon., Dr. Christopher Conroy OPTOMETRIST Arndt's Plumbing & Heating Berkner Plumbing & Heating Big Stone Motel Big Stone Physical Therapy Bill's Super Valu Plus Cartwright Drug & Gifts Cashtown Service D & K Tire Service Dairy Queen Dependable Crane Service r Econo Lodge Ellingson's, Inc. Fasbender Excavating Hair Classics Dallas I. Hanson Const., Inc. Holiday Stationstore JoLee's Jewelry Kim E's Decorating King Koin Laundromat Koroll's Shoes Larry's Refrigeration & Heating Liebe Drug I JCPenney Marquette Bank by the Following Civic-Minded Dr. Ronn McDaniel OPTOMETRIST Minnwest Bank Ortonville Nelson Electric Ortonville Flower Shop Ortonville Independent Peterson Chiropractic Clinic Pro Auto Progressive Collision & GlaSS Stolpman Insurance Styling Hut | ]Featu00.ing Area B00messes IN A SERIES iii ..... Spring is here; a time when the flowers start blooming, farmers take to the fields, and most everyone takes a look at their homes and realizes it's time to redecorate. Whether it's replacing the "vintage" green shag carpeting in the living room or redoing the entire house, Kim E's Decorating Center in Ortonville has what you need to make your little corner of the world look and feel great. This business carries a full line of Devoe and Fuller O'Brien paints at contractor prices, as well as carpet, vinyl and laminate flooring, ceramic tile, wallpaper, fabric and Levelor blinds. "Someone could actually do the eotire house here, inside and out," 'she says. Color matching on samples of fabric or other materials is also available, and Kim's electronic "recipe book" for paint is capable of creating more than 1,400 colors. Do-it-yourselfers can benefit from Kim's consultations, which she says can give people a host of new ideas for their home. She also teaches people to do their own painted faux finishes, with sponging, ragging and crackle. For those who'd rather sit back and watch their new room come to life, Kim E's offers installations of flooring and carpet. Kim says the best part of her job is when she gets to take on the project with as much creativity as she can muster. "The best is when people just cut me loose and let me fly with it," she says. "One customer handed me the entire house and said 'here'; she's stayed happy with everything ever since and hasn't wanted to change 711 i ...... O WITH A HOST OF DIFFERENT BORDERS AND TEXTURES, Kim E's Decorating Center can create the per- fect look for your home. Shown above is one of Kim's projects, th kitchen of Pam and Ed Dornemann of Milbank, SD. SO MANY CHOICES*. With thousands of different choices in and paint, owner Kim Thomason says the possibilities for your home are With a staff of one, Kim Thomason is now in her fourth year of decorating professionally, though a ishe says she's been expressing her :creativity in home decor her whole =life. "It's a gift of a lot of people in our family," she says. "We can see how a project will look before it's done, which helps a lot." Kim and her husband purchased the business from George and 'anne Gimmestad, after selling home interior for a few years and says homes are not the only place where people can add their creative touch. She has also helped to redecorate businesses, churches, and almost anything inside or out. "I try to keep in touch with the styles with magazines and books, " Kim says, "but I decorate from the heart, not just from what's considered to be 'in'." One thing customers of Kim E's can be sure of is that she truly cares about eaoh and every project, and to make sure the new decor fits each individual's personality as well as the house. Originally from Clinton, Kim and husband Jerry have two children, Jon, 23 living in England and Lydia is 5. With the combination of local roots and a feel for what's a little out of the ordinary, Kim E's customers can be sure their new decor will fit their personality and be just what they were looking for, and may even show them some new ideas they had never even thought of before. i! :z!!i: i  THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF WOOD can add Adelman home of Ortonville is textured wallcoverings and wood --This Once.A-Month "Business Profile" Series Spon., Dr. Christopher Conroy OPTOMETRIST Arndt's Plumbing & Heating Berkner Plumbing & Heating Big Stone Motel Big Stone Physical Therapy Bill's Super Valu Plus Cartwright Drug & Gifts Cashtown Service D & K Tire Service Dairy Queen Dependable Crane Service r Econo Lodge Ellingson's, Inc. Fasbender Excavating Hair Classics Dallas I. Hanson Const., Inc. Holiday Stationstore JoLee's Jewelry Kim E's Decorating King Koin Laundromat Koroll's Shoes Larry's Refrigeration & Heating Liebe Drug I JCPenney Marquette Bank by the Following Civic-Minded Dr. Ronn McDaniel OPTOMETRIST Minnwest Bank Ortonville Nelson Electric Ortonville Flower Shop Ortonville Independent Peterson Chiropractic Clinic Pro Auto Progressive Collision & GlaSS Stolpman Insurance Styling Hut