Kara Butterfield

Editor-at-Large of Boston Home Magazine

Boston Home Editor-at-Large Kara Butterfield brings the latest in style and design to each quarterly issue. Originally from Australia, Kara has spent the last decade in Boston, styling for editorial and commercial photography and working with homeowners to make their homes look like the magazines she styles. Mixing designer and collectable furniture, repurposing accessories and composing product displays from stores throughout Boston, Kara's creative eye and attention to detail transforms everyday spaces and inspires her readers. Kara could construct furniture from the number of shelter magazines she owns and build tall towers from her collection of design books.

Kara Butterfield'S latest stories

Palettes: Child's Play

Three designers create playful mood boards for kids’ rooms.

Editors' Picks: Smooth as Velvet

Give your home the royal treatment with these plush accents.

Accents: Alpine So Fine

Décor this winter takes a cue from the swanky cabin hideaway.

A Perfect Ten: Upon Reflection

A still life inspired by Josiah McElheny’s famous installation at the MFA.

Editors' Picks: Shine On

Cutting-edge metallic accessories bring glamour to the living room.

Accents: In Good Taste

Make easy work of autumn’s bounty with beautifully designed kitchenware.

A Perfect Ten: Too Hot to Handle

The utilitarian table trivet doubles as modern art.

Editors' Picks: Set Sail

Welcome summer into your home with these nautical-inspired accents.

Accents: Surf's Up

You don’t have to hang 10 to do summer in style.

A Perfect Ten: The Big Picture

No matter where you travel this season, you’ll want one of these sharp-looking shooters by your side.