Brickyard Buffalo + Nat the Fat Rat

I feel SO honored to be one of Natalie Holbrook’s guest editor picks on Brickyard Buffalo this week! I’ve been reading her blog for a couple years now. She’s funny & real… I just can’t get enough! Natalie writes about being a mama to Huck, fake eyelashes, food, infertility, New York City and being in love with her red-headed husband. I love her sense of humor and feel like we’re kindred spirits when it comes to “taste”- from her obsession with chocolate cookies & other sweets to her love of antlers, arrows & animals! Seeing her & Huck in my masks was really something special this morning! Thanks, Natalie for thinking my masks are cool & for choosing Opposite of Far to spotlight this week! And thanks to the gals at Brickyard Buffalo for hosting a space for handmade businesses like Opposite of Far to be showcased & supported!

Nat the Fat Rat*not only do I feel immensely cool for being chosen by Natalie…look at my fellow artists up there!! –

Yarn Bombed Antlers, Eleventy-Five, Boogy Boos, Squackdoodle, Aramelle Jewelry & Minetter + Milo

Thank you again, Brickyard Buffalo + Natalie!


blog love.

i’m ready to share some of the great things happening with Opposite of Far lately…and there’s more to come too!

a few months ago, i was approached by a pair of sweet sisters who were starting an online subscription box business. (have you heard of these? you buy month-to-month or annually and every month you get a box o’goodies in the mail! how wonderful is that?!) well, this particular business is called little fox, so we knew we were meant to be partners! for the month of january the 0pposite of far orange fox mask will be accompanying  Blabla‘s beauregard the wolf doll and a few other special goodies in the box!

JanPack-little fox

i am so happy to be pairing up with little fox for this month. we’re already chatting about our next venture together too, so stay tuned…and go subscribe!

(in case you were wondering, these clever ladies inspired my idea for mask of the month club!  i love getting mail, especially extra fun & “surprise” mail, and i bet you love and lots of people you love do too! so…have you purchased yours yet?!)


i recently paired with brickyard buffalo, small fry blog & lots of other fantastic etsy/local sellers to offer 6 bloggers a sweet little gift basket for being awesome! i’ll share more from these bloggers as they share their meeting with the small fry ladies! i was so happy to be part of this project & hopefully more to come in the near future!


check out these awesome shops for more:

Left to Right: Dream Catcher Baby dress / Kelsey Bang bowties / Opposite of Far animal masks / SquackDoodle custom branded clock / Eleventy-Five tote / Cavalcade powder-coated serving spoons / Fletcher & Fox arrows / Hello Hi Apparel tees & leggings / Armelle jewelry /


in other big blogland news, opposite of far’s raccoon mask was featured on *Design Sponge earlier this month! that one had me squealing with excitement!

raccoon mask on design sponge

even little fox posted about it! thanks ladies! 🙂


and last but not least, Opposite of Far was chosen as one of Textile Trolley‘s favorite etsy shops! thank you for the shout out! Red Fox Mask




the long awaited return to blogland.

the last 4 months were crazy. i expected to be busy, but i underestimated the meaning of the word “busy”! it was all good-busy though, so no complaints (not really). Opposite of Far is growing leaps & bounds i can’t wipe this silly grin off my face! i am so grateful and proud for the growth of this little business. and guess what…i still LOVE what i do every single day!

2013 has some pretty big & exciting things in store for Opposite of Far. planets started aligning back in october with some amazing opportunities for the new year. this stuff has been in the works for awhile now!  well, it’s already january 8th and those doors are standing wide open, inviting us in with tea & cookies. i have been given the opportunity to work with some blog-famous & fabulous women and i think you’ll all like what we have in store!…but it’s all still under wraps for the time being! i’ll share as they come, don’t worry!

something i can share right now is a very special offer for imagination lovers everywhere…something i’ve been working on that is really quite special. (drum roll, please):

Mask of the Month Club- FINAL

presenting: the Opposite of Far Mask-of-the-Month-Club! With either a 12 or 6 month subscription you will receive one mask every month for all of 2013! 8 of the 12 masks have never been offered before, these are exclusive masks! But it doesn’t stop there, with a subscription, you will also receive a very special, very exclusive handmade gift from other artists i know & respect! this would make an amazing birthday or holiday gift for any child! need more details? check out the “fine print”: Mask of the Month Club-back

if you have any more questions, please feel free to email me! would you like to order this amazing year-long subscription? you can find it right HERE for 12 months and HERE for 6 months!!

i would love to hear what you think of this new endeavor!