As the season has changed from summer to fall, I’ve been adjusting my clothing with the temperatures, pulling out my jackets, scarves, and jeans. And as I’ve been incorporating more fall fabrics into my outfits, I’ve been noticing how much interiors pull from some of the same trends as clothing. Which makes sense–just as you put away […]
Doors are front and foremost in my mind right now because this week I finally tackled a project I’ve been meaning to work on for months. Our 103-year-old house came with beautiful, old five-panel wood doors, some of which are in need of some cosmetic work. Many had original doorknobs and doorplates, but at some point they’d […]
These metal grid wall organizers are calling, “Make me!” They all look so good in these photos, but a big part of that is the expert styling. If I make my own, will I be able to curate it so perfectly? I guess we’ll find out, since I’m to the point where I’ve been casually trawling […]
Lately I’ve been into the idea of putting up a backyard hammock. My parents had a big rope hammock when I was growing up (actually, they still have it), which they used to hang up between two old trees every summer. Then my three siblings and I would take turns holding on for dear life while the […]
Although I pay no attention to the outdated rules about when you’re allowed to wear white (except for the one about the bride being the only one in white at a wedding), lately I’ve been wanting to add some white to my wardrobe. I think the hot weather we’ve been having is to blame, since light […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.
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