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

A Perfect Ten: Making Waves

Wrap yourself in luxury with indescribably plush beach towels.

Weekender: Florence

The birthplace of the Renaissance heats up in the summer.

Pastoral Palette: Spring Fabrics for the Home

Photographed with horses—neigh.

Editors' Picks: Flower Power

These fabulous florals are no shrinking violets.

11 Stylish Outdoor Accessories for Your Garden

Make your garden bloom.

A Perfect Ten

Spring forward with a handsome new timepiece.

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.